Emergency Medical Response Is In Your Hands

In a world where uncertainty is the only certainty, medical emergencies occur without warning. Preparedness can be the difference between life and death. This is where the importance of first aid kits, trauma kits, and basic emergency medical training comes into focus. They act as the immediate response system, providing critical care in the crucial moments before professional medical assistance arrives. First Aid Kits & Trauma Kits — Know the Difference A first aid kit [...]

By |December 26th, 2023|
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Alien Gear’s TAQ-STRAP Integrated Tourniquet

By |October 16th, 2023|

If there are ever any benefits that come from war, specifically protracted ground combat, it would be the advances in trauma medicine and equipment narrowly focused on life-saving interventions. On the equipment side, the acceptance of tourniquets has been the biggest. Following their acceptance, their widespread adoption and use with [...]

SEAL THE BOX | Treating Sucking Chest Wounds

By |January 20th, 2021|

  With an open chest wound, the victim may develop tension pneumothorax. Tension pneumothorax is the second leading cause of preventable trauma deaths on the battlefield. It is the progressive build-up of air within the pleural space between the lung and the chest wall. As the air in the pleural [...]

THE TOURNIQUET An Essential Component of EDC

By |November 10th, 2020|

Is a tourniquet part of your everyday carry (EDC)? If not, it should be. The capability of being able to take a life with the moral responsibility of being able to save a life. And the life that you save may even be your own. Everyone should carry at least [...]

Trauma Care

By |September 1st, 2020|

In the middle of nowhere. How long will it take you to get an ambulance? What if the ambulance was for you? Most of you probably keep some sort of medical bag in your patrol car, but many don’t have anything on you for your personal medical aid. If you’re [...]

Project Triage

By |September 1st, 2020|

By Ben Douglas Life-Saving Tourniquets. On August 18, 2012, St. Croix Police Chief, Christopher Howell and his partner, Officer Elsworth Jones, an experienced SWAT officer, were working a recent armed robbery series when they responded to a robbery at a restaurant in a remote area of the island. They were [...]

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