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.
  • What's the difference between a First Aid Kit and Bleeding Control Kit?

    While both First Aid & Bleeding Control Kits can be potentially life saving, it is important to understand there are several key differences between the two. Differences distinct enough that both kits cannot be considered interchangeable with each other. Read more to learn about these crucial differences.
  • 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!

  • 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.