Bleeding Control Blog - Life Saving Knowledge
STOP THE BLEED®: Choosing The Right Bleeding Control KitIt’s always a good idea to be prepared for life’s uncertainties, which is why bleeding control kits are becoming about as popular as basic first aid. Given the limitations of a typical first aid kit, purpose-made kits for bleeding fill in gaps in immediate care that many people don’t realize exist until an incident occurs.
Where Should I Place Bleeding Control Kits & Stations in School?If you are responsible for health and safety within a school, it’s critical that you consider where you need to place bleeding control stations. With the number of incidents in schools rising over the past decade, it’s more important than ever for schools to learn about the STOP THE BLEED® campaign. Keep reading as we share the top locations to place bleeding control stations around your school.
Common Contents Found Inside STOP THE BLEED® KitsWhen comparing STOP THE BLEED® kits online, you might be unsure what you should look for as far as the contents in each kit. There are certain things that every good bleeding control kit should include so that you have the best chance of assisting someone in an emergency. You’ll find that a regular first aid kit won’t contain these items, which is why you need to add this kit to your venue as well. Keep reading as we discover the key contents you’ll find in a STOP THE BLEED® kit and what each of them should be used for.
What Is a Tourniquet & Which Is the Right One for Me?
There are many commercial tourniquets on the market and deciding which ones, and how many, are appropriate for your needs can be a daunting task. Fortunately, we’ve done most of the legwork for you and chosen what we believe to be the top-of-the-market tourniquets to include in our bleeding control kits!