(Health-NewsWire.Net, August 31, 2015 ) Clearwater, Florida -- First Aid Shoppe, providers of professional level first aid gear to the general public, reports that their ResQue 1st Emergency Trauma Kit has been tailored specifically to supplement more general purpose first aid kits, and to provide the specific items needed to stabilize a sever bleeding injury until help can be sought. The kit is small, at 8 inches by 1 inches by 5.5 inches and 5 ounces in weight, so it can be stored with a larger kit if desired. All items in the ResQue 1st Emergency Trauma Kit are stowed in their own, durable nylon bag with zipper and hanging hook.
"Most first aid kits don't give you what you need for a real, life-threatening emergency," says First Aid Shoppe COO, Anna Loehwing. "They've got a lot more general purpose stuff, which is great for skinned knees, bee stings and other minor emergencies, but if you've got a serious wound, with high-volume bleeding, you need something more than a few band-aids. That's where our trauma kit comes in. It doesn't have all that other stuff, but if you've got a bad injury and you need to stabilize someone fast, this is the kit you need."
The centerpiece of the ResQue 1st Emergency Trauma Kit is the QuikClot Advanced Clotting Sponge. This is a hemostatic (clotting) application, with an active agent that has been approved by the US Department of Defense for use on the battlefield. It acts to accelerate clotting at the site of the wound, thus stemming the flow of blood loss and stabilizing the victim. In addition to the QuikClot sponge the trauma kit also comes with antiseptic gloves, wipes, gauze and medical tape. These other items compliment the QuikClot sponge and can be used to bring a bleeding emergency under control.
"The ResQue 1st Emergency Trauma Kit is small," says Ms. Loehwing. "You can keep it on hand just ab out anywhere. We recommend you stow it either in or somewhere near your standard first aid gear. Then, when you need it, it's there and ready to go."
Instructions for use are printed clearly on the packaging for the QuikClot sponge. The ResQue 1st Emergency Trauma Kit is available on Amazon with a money back guarantee.
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