The Victorinox Swiss Army Knife is one of the oldest and best known multi tools, but the American-made Leatherman Wave is gaining popularity in leaps and bounds.
Electric scooters can help limited-mobility adults reclaim parts of their lives that once seemed unreachable. We chose our favorite electric mobility scooters based on their superior range, comfort, ease of use, and customer support.
During a hurricane, anything can happen, but rescue efforts are usually only days away. A few simple items can help rescuers locate you and keep you alive until they arrive.
Find the CPR dummy that's right to train your class with this in-depth buying guide for every type of dummy.
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?
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.
A comprehensive article with recommendations for building your own personalized Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK) that is useful on a daily basis, not just during emergencies.
Chest seals and occlusive dressings are used to treat deep cuts and puncture wounds in the chest, abdomen, and neck.
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.
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.
For those with disabilities, freedom or lack thereof can be life changing. For disabilities that prevent the use of manual wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs can offer a solution to get you back out and about.
Each full-sized multi tool is still centered on the characteristic Leatherman knife and pliers design, but they have different peripheral tools to accommodate users with different lifestyles and needs.
Whether you work in a hospital, in an ambulance, or on the battlefield, a good pair of trauma shears is an essential part of your equipment.
The RATS tourniquet uses elastic strength to stop blood flow instead of the windlass system, used by other models like the SOFT T Wide and CAT.
GLUture surgical skin glue combines 60% Dermabond with 40% Vetbond, and as other skin glues, work best on thin cuts with smooth edges.
Tourniquet holders are simple, but they are almost as important as the tourniquet itself.
Mylar blankets can reflect up to 90% of body heat back to the wearer. These blankets are especially useful in a portable first aid kit because they take up almost no space.
Personal protective equipment should not be underestimated.
N95 masks trap pollution, dust, allergens, and other fine particles that cause respiratory problems. However, not all masks are the same.
Surgi-Lock 2oc is the veterinary equivalent of Dermabond surgical glue. Chemically it is exactly the same, but it is cheaper and comes in a reusable bottle.