(Health-NewsWire.Net, April 23, 2015 ) Clearwater, Florida -- Clearwater based First Aid Shoppe reports their QuikClot Advanced Clotting Sponge has been approved as the only hemostatic agent authorized for full, unrestricted use in all branches of the US Armed Forces. First Aid Shoppe COO Anna Loehwing says the quick-use Advanced Clotting Sponge has been battle tested by the US Department of Defense. "QuikClot is the brand they've approved," she says. "It's a single-use mesh pouch that stops bleeding by triggering an accelerated clotting action. The user applies the sponge directly to the site of the injury or wound and it works immediately. Perfect for stabilizing heavy bleeding until help can arrive, or when injuries occur far from medical facilities." The QuikClot sponge is designed to function as a quick-use, on-scene solution to handle serious bleeding. The QuikClot Advanced Clotting Sponge's advanced hemostatic agent will control or stop bleeding, stabilizing the victim until transport of the victim can be arranged or help can arrive.
"This Advanced Clotting Sponge has saved lives," says Ms. Loehwing. "When you've got someone with an injury that's bleeding heavily you only have so much time. For that sort of serious injury the blood clotting agent in the QuikClot sponge is the best there is." QuikClot Advanced Clotting Sponge, which is included in the ResQue 1st Emergency Trauma Kit by First Aid Shoppe, is rated to stop severe bleeding rapidly. "This same QuikClot sponge is used by military, police, special operations and EMT units for emergency wound care," says Ms. Loehwing. "If you're up to anything where you could be sustain serious injury you need this kit. Our ResQue 1st trauma kit provides all the essential items to save a life, or your own. In addition to the QuikClot Advanced Clotting Sponge this kit contains other key, lifesaving items needed in the event of a medical emergency."
The ResQue 1st Emergency Trauma Kit comes with the QuikClot Advanced Clotting Sponge, a blood clotting bandage designed to stop bleeding, antiseptic gloves, antiseptic wipes, gauze, tape, a heavy duty clip and a carrying case that makes it compact easy to have on hand.
"Get one for your SUV, to keep in your tent, your backpack, the bike, the boat, your purse, glove box ... it's easy to have handy at all times," says Ms. Loehwing. "You can be prepared for any serious emergency with this life-saving kit."
The ResQue 1st Emergency Trauma Kit is now available on Amazon.
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