Bleeding

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.

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.

Every Injury Has a Medical Tape

5 Different Types of Medical Tapes and How to Use Them

Medical tape is something that everyone uses, but there are so many kinds it's difficult to know which is right for the situation. We put medical tapes to the test so you can choose the most suitable to your needs.

How Chest Seals/Occlusive Dressings Can Save Your Life

Chest Seals vs Occlusive Dressings: What's the Difference?

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

Gluture cyanoacrylate surgical glue

GLUture Skin Glue – Combining Dermabond with Vetbond Surgical Glue

GLUture surgical skin glue combines 60% Dermabond with 40% Vetbond, and as other skin glues, work best on thin cuts with smooth edges.

Quikclot, Celox, and XGauze to Stop Bleeding

Hemostatic Agents - Quikclot vs Celox vs XGauze

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

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 surgical glue is marketed for use on animals, but as a tool in first aid it does everything from protecting small irritable cuts like torn cuticles to substituting for stitches in larger cuts where bleeding needs to be stopped quickly. Vetbond is indispensable in any first aid kit or cabinet.

Ratts tourniquet to stop bleeding

RATS Tourniquet: Rapid Application Tourniquet System

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.

Medical tape for emergencies

Re Factor Tactical Cloth Trauma Tape

As a first responder, part of the job is taking vitals and assessing the situation. In order to make the job easier, Re Factor Tactical makes a 2 inch wide cloth trauma tape printed with slots for writing in vital signs and notes.

CAT Tourniquet vs SOFT T Wide Tourniquet

SOFT T Tourniquet vs CAT Tourniquet

SOFT T Wide and CAT tourniquets are two of the most prominent tourniquets on the market, and they have both been extensively tested in the field. We take you inside the CAT and SOFT T Wide to help you make the best purchase for your needs.

Surgi-lock 2oc - A Dermabond Surgical Glue Equivalent

Surgi-Lock 2oc - A Dermabond Equivalent

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.

Soft t wide and cat tourniquet holder

The 3 Most Recommended Tourniquet Holders

Tourniquets need to be accessible so they can be deployed immediately when needed. Tourniquet holders keep your tourniquet within easy reach so you're always ready.

What is an Israeli Bandage and How to Use It

The Best Ways to Stop Bleeding with an Israeli Bandage

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.