Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Newest Cool Device : X-Stat Dressing (from the Trauma Professional's Blog)

You land at a scene for a shooting victim. You load him into your aircraft and a stream of blood sprays up and over the patient/pilot barrier and lands in a spotted pattern on the pilot's knee-board. He exclaims.

Gauze and pressure aren't stemming the flow, and you have a long flight back to a trauma center.

Perhaps this product would help...

We were pointed to this by Dr. McGonigal on his blog. Click here.

Read more at a PopSci article here...

1 comment:

  1. Im curious to see how loudly the trauma surgeon will curse my name when he opens his pt. and finds that i have littered his internal thoracic cavity with a thousand tiny sponges.
    Still, cool idea. Id like to have this on my aircraft.
    Only good thing about war......

    And thanks for attaching the trauma blog. its gonna be a good read!


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