Bleeding Control Blog - Life Saving Knowledge

  • Common Contents Found Inside STOP THE BLEED® Kits

    When 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.
  • Hemostatic Gauze – What is it and why do I need it?

    When browsing first aid & bleeding control kits online for traumatic bleeding, one of the items you’ll often see included is hemostatic gauze. This type of bandage is made with coagulating causing agents, which help to control bleeding much quicker than other items in a traditional first aid kit. Keep reading as we discover what hemostatic gauze is and why it’s so important to have one in any bleeding control kit you purchase.