Life Threatening

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Performing CPR with a human dummy

This comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know about performing CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Portable Defibrillators

Automated External Portable Defibrillator or AED

According to the American Red Cross, improved training and access to Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) could save 50,000 lives each year. Do you know how to use a portable defibrillator?

Chest Seals and Occlusive Dressings

How Chest Seals/Occlusive Dressings Can Save Your Life

Chest seals and occlusive dressings are used to treat deep cuts and puncture wounds in the chest, abdomen, and neck by making an airtight seal around the wound.

Israeli Bandages

What is an Israeli Bandage and How to Use It

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.

SOFT T Tourniquet - Wide

CAT Tourniquet vs SOFT T Wide 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.

Hemostatic Agents - Quikclot, Celox, and XGauze

Quikclot, Celox, and XGauze to Stop Bleeding

The hemostatic agents Quikclot and Celox are tried and true when it comes to emergency wound care, but XGauze is a new product that may outstrip them both.