Bleeding

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 Chest Seals/Occlusive Dressings Can Save Your Life

How to Choose a Chest Seal and Occlusive Dressing

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

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.

Cyanoacrylate Surgical Skin Glue for First Aid

How to Use Cyanoacrylate Surgical Skin 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

How to Use Dermabond Surgical Skin Glue

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

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

How to Use Sterile Gauze to Stop Bleeding and Prevent Infection

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

Vetbond: Surgical Skin Glue for Emergency Stitches

How to Use Vetbond 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.

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.

Surgi-lock 2oc - A Dermabond Equivalent

Surgi-Lock 2oc - A Dermabond Equivalent

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.

Soft t wide and cat tourniquet holder

The 3 Most Recommended Tourniquet Holders

Tourniquet holders are simple, but they are almost as important as the tourniquet itself.

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