Bleeding

How Chest Seals/Occlusive Dressings Can Save Your Life

Chest Seals and Occlusive Dressings

Chest seals and occlusive dressings are used to treat deep cuts and puncture wounds in the chest, abdomen, and neck.

Dermabond and Vetbond: Surgical Skin Glue for Emergency Stitches

Cyanoacrylate Surgical Glues for First Aid

Surgical glues can be used as easy, do-it-yourself stitches. Learn everything you need to know about surgical or skin glues in this article.

Dermabond: Surgical Skin Glue for Emergency Stitches

Dermabond Surgical Skin Glue

Dermabond (2-octyl-cyanoacrylate) is one of the only surgical glues that is FDA approved for use on humans.

Every Injury Has a Medical Tape

Different Types of Medical Tapes and How to Use Them

We put medical tapes to the test so you can choose the most suitable to your needs.

Quikclot, Celox, and XGauze to Stop Bleeding

Hemostatic Agents - Quikclot, Celox, and XGauze

Hemostatic agents help control bleeding by speeding up the body's own natural clotting process, learn about the best hemostatic agents available today.

How to stop a cut from bleeding

How to Stop Bleeding

Did you know that hemostatic agents speed up the natural blood clotting process? Learn about hemostatic agents and other first aid items you can use to stop bleeding.

What is an Israeli Bandage and How to Use It

How to Use an Israeli Bandage to Stop Bleeding

Israeli bandages are designed to quickly stop bleeding in emergency situations. Learn different ways of applying the Israeli bandage on different parts of the body and more.

Nitrile Gloves: A First-Line Defense Against Infection

Nitrile Gloves vs Latex Gloves

Nitrile gloves are a latex free, disposable rubber glove that prevent disease transmission through blood or other body fluids.

CAT Tourniquet vs SOFT T Wide Tourniquet

SOFT T Tourniquet vs CAT Tourniquet

Tourniquets are used to stop uncontrollable bleeding in the arms or legs. If a major artery gets severed you can bleed out in less than a minute, so speed is everything.

Sterile Gauze: A Fundamental Tool to Stop Bleeding and Prevent Infection

Sterile Gauze

Sterile gauze is used to stop bleeding from small to medium cuts, burns, scrapes, and other wounds.

Surgi-lock 2oc Skin Adhesive

Surgi-Lock 2oc Instant Tissue Adhesive

Surgi-Lock 2oc is the veterinary equivalent of Dermabond. Chemically it is exactly the same, but it is cheaper and comes in a reusable bottle.

Vetbond: Surgical Skin Glue for Emergency Stitches

Vetbond Instant Tissue Adhesive

Vetbond (n-butyl-cyanoacrylate) was developed to close surgical incisions after veterinary procedures. It is very similar to Dermabond, but at a fraction of the cost.