Catastrophic bleed kit boxes are a safe and easy to access box for placing any type of catastrophic bleed kit for use in an emergency.
Haemostatic dressings and powders are an ideal way of controlling a catastrophic bleed on a patient. These are available on our First Aid Equipment online store.
Commercial Tourniquets are available in different designs but they all do the same job, stop a catastrophic bleed on a limb.
Closed chest injuries can be inherently serious, as the chest houses many critical organs, such as the heart, lungs, and many major blood vessels. A closed chest injury could be where someone in a car accident and hit their chest hard on the steering wheel. Most chest trauma injuries will need urgent medical attention. Always call for […]
Internal bleeds are very serious as the casualty is still technically losing blood, even if it is still technically inside their body. Internal bleeding is often very hard to detect, as no blood can be seen leaving the body. Instead, it pools inside the body, building up over time. The bleeding can occur around organs, […]
Cervical collars are specifically designed to immobilise the part of the spine in someone’s neck. These will be used when a patient has a suspected spinal injury. After things such as car crashes, most people involved may be fitted with cervical collars. You need to fit one onto a casualty with the greatest care. This […]
When dealing with any sort of victim of a knife attack, your safety must come first. There is no point seeing someone get stabbed, immediately running over to help them and then getting stabbed yourself as well. So, always make sure that the assailant has left the area before you approach the patient. If you […]
Amputated limbs are something that you do not come across very often, especially in day-to-day life. It is most common in machinery accidents and in traumatic car crashes. However it is something that you may come across, so you should know how we deal with amputated body parts. The first thing to understand is that […]