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When bullets or shrapnel strike a soldier, standard first aid calls for stuffing gauze as deep as five inches into a wound and applying pressure. If bleeding hasn’t stopped after three minutes, the old gauze is pulled out—and new gauze shoved in.
originally posted by: cosmikDebris
originally posted by: KnightLight
a reply to: nighthawk1954
I see that the FDA has already approved it's use as a medical dressing.
True but 15 seconds as opposed to several minutes can save lives for multiple reasons.
originally posted by: stirling
The device has its possibilities....will it come in 223 308 and 12 gua. sizes?
How effective would a different medium be?
The medicated sponges....do they expand as well?[/qu
I don't know it has not hit the market yet, look at their web site. As far as woods I have never used Tampons, never used them in wounds and I have seen some nasty stuff.