How To Stop The Bleeding With QuikClot
May 20, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin
If you, or someone else become injured with a very severe traumatic bleeding wound, chances are that even if you have a typical first aid kit with you, it will not have what you need to stop major bleeding, and applying pressure to the wound might not be enough.
Think about it. Most first aid kits have an assortment of typical size bandages for cuts and scrapes, a few gauze bandages (perhaps 2×2″ and 4×4″), gauze tape, and a few other supplies. The thing is, what are you going to do if someone gets a deep and profusely bleeding wound?
Do you have what you need to stop the bleeding until you can get professional help?