QuikClot® hemostatic devices help first responders provide life-saving assistance until additional medical personnel arrive

Used by many municipalities across the United States, QuikClot® hemostatic devices put life-saving technology into the hands of trained law enforcement officials—often the first points of care on a scene. QuikClot® devices work fast to help control bleeding until additional medical attention can be sought.13 Every year, QuikClot® products help people survive traumatic bleeding—including first responders who get hurt in the line of duty. 

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QuikClot Combat Gauze® LE available with 5 year shelf life.

image-copy-belt-2-(1).PNGQuikClot Combat Gauze® LE has a 5 year expiration date. This new expiration date allows for longer storage and improved cost efficiency without any impact to product quality. Additionally, this product has been enhanced to include a radiopaque marker for easy x-ray identification.

 


The QuikClot® Belt Trauma Kit® (BTK) can help your team be prepared for a broad range of bleeding situations

QuikClot® Belt Trauma Kit® (BTK) is a convenient tool that gives first responders quick access to bleeding control technology. It comes with QuikClot Combat Gauze® LE, gloves, CPR mask, and SWAT-T tourniquet. Proven in the toughest conditions on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, QuikClot® devices can help your team handle most bleeding emergencies, such as:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Home and workplace accidents
  • Assault wounds
  • Natural disasters
  • Mass casualty events
  • Other bleeding situations

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QuikClot® devices are more effective than other standard gauzes

As simple and easy to use as standard gauze, QuikClot® devices, applied with manual pressure, control severe bleeding faster because they contain kaolin.1-5 Kaolin is a mineral known for more than half a century to clot blood.7 Unlike other hemostatic products, QuikClot® devices do not contain animal or human proteins which can trigger allergic reactions that can become additional emergencies.

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Training & Education: Get to know your QuikClot® Law Enforcement products

All QuikClot® products are intuitive and easy to use, as is the training.

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Let us help assess the bleeding control needs of your team or department. We can recommend the QuikClot® devices that are right for any bleeding situation that police, fire, or emergency officials may encounter.

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References: 1. Trabattoni D, Montorsi P, Fabbiocchi F, Lualdi A, Gatto P, Bartorelli A. A new kaolin-based haemostatic bandage compared with manual compression for bleeding control after percutaneous coronary procedures. Eur Radiol. 2011;21:1687-1691. 2. Politi L, Aprile A, Paganelli C, et al. Randomized clinical trial on short-time compression with kaolin-filled pad: a new strategy to avoid early bleeding and subacute radial artery occlusion after percutaneous coronary intervention. J Interven Cardiol. 2011;24:65-72. 3. Trabattoni D, Gatto P, Bartorelli A. A new kaolin-based hemostatic bandage use after coronary diagnostic and interventional procedures. Int J Cardiol. 2012;156(1):53-54. 4. Lamb KM, Pitcher HT, Cavarocchi NC, Hirose H. Vascular site hemostasis in percutaneous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy. Open Cardiovasc Thorac Surg J. 2012;5:8-10. 5. Pahari M, Moliver R, Lo D, Pinkerton D, Basadonna G. QuikClot® Interventional™ Hemostatic Bandage (QCI): a novel hemostatic agent for vascular access. Cath Lab Digest. 2010;18(1):28-30. http://www.cathlabdigest.com/articles/QuikClot®-Interventional™-Hemostatic-Bandage-QCI-A-Novel-Hemostatic-Agent-Vascular-Access. Accessed on August 10, 2014. 6. Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines 2 June 2014. http://www.usaisr.amedd.army.mil/pdfs/TCCC_Guidelines_140602.pdf. Accessed March 25, 2015. 7. Margolis J. Initiation of blood coagulation by glass and related surfaces. Journal Physiol 1957;137:95-109. 8. Data on file. 9. Curry N, Hopewell S, Doree C, Hyde C, Brohi K, Stanworth S. The acute management of trauma hemorrhage: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Crit Care. 2011;15(2):R92. 10. Kheirabadi BS, Mace JE, Terrazas IB, et al. Safetry evaluation of new hemostatic agents, smectite granules, and kaolin covered gauze in vascular injury wound model in swine. J Trauma. 2010;68:269-278. 11. Kheirabadi BS, Scherer MR, Estep JS, Dubick MA, Holcomb JB. Determination of efficacy of new hemostatic dressing in a model of extremity arterial hemorrhage in swine. J Trauma. 2009;67:450-460. 12. Kheirabadi BS. Evaluation of topical hemostatic agents for combat wound treatment. US Army Med Dep J. 2011;25-37. 13. Dee KC, Puleo DA, Bizios R. Tissue-Biomaterial Interactions. Hoboken: Wiley & Sons, 2002. 14. Stop the Bleeding Coalition website http://www.stopthebleedingcoalition.com/get-the-facts.html. Updated: 18 July 2014. Accessed 24 February 2016. 15. Blair, J. Pete, and Schweit, Katherine W. (2014). A Study of Active Shooter Incidents, 2000 - 2013. Texas State University and Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Department of Justice, Washington D.C. 2014. 16. Kauvar DS, Lefering R, Wade CE. Impact of hemorrhage on trauma outcome: an overview of epidemiology, clinical presentations, and therapeutic considerations. J Trauma. 2006; 60:S3-S11.

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