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First Aid Kit Vs Bleeding Control Kits: What is the Difference?

First Aid Kit vs Stop the Bleed: Why You Need One

Accidents and emergencies can occur at any time, and having the proper supplies to effectively treat them is important. First aid kits and stop the bleed kits are two essential tools for addressing injuries, but they serve different purposes. In this post, we will explore the key differences between these two types of kits to help understand when and how to use these life saving kits effectively.

What Comes in a First Aid Kit and When to Use It?

First aid kits, such as the Kemp USA Complete First Aid Kit, are versatile tools designed to carry the necessary supplies to provide immediate assistance for a wide range of injuries and medical emergencies. They are typically equipped to handle minor injuries such as cuts, burns, sprains, and abrasions.

A fully-equipped first aid kit should contain bandages, hot and cold packs, hydrocortisone ointment, gauze, antiseptic wipes and basic tools. 

With proper First Aid Training these tools can help treat everyday injuries that can happen at school, work, places of worship, or at home. We believe wherever people gather, should be equipped with the tools for whatever emergencies they may encounter.

Why You Should Own A First Aid Kit

In our daily lives, accidents can happen anywhere, from schools and workplaces to recreational areas and shopping centers. Having accessible first aid kits means that immediate care can be provided to address minor injuries. The presence of first aid kits also helps instill a sense of community well being and peace of mind.

What Comes in a Bleeding Control Kit and When to Use It?

Bleeding control kits, such as the Curaplex Stop the Bleed Kits and the SAM Medical Bleeding Control Kits ,are specifically designed to address severe bleeding resulting from traumatic injuries. These kits are intended for emergencies that require rapid action to control profuse bleeding and increase the chances of survival until medical professionals arrive. 

The Curaplex Stop the Bleed Kits offers users immediate access to critical supplies for managing bleeding and traumatic hemorrhaging, potentially saving lives. The Supplies include:

  • Permanent Marker
  • Pair of Gloves, Latex-Free, LG
  • C-A-T Tourniquet
  • Emergency Bandage
  • Pair of Trauma Shears, 7.5”
  • Rolls of Primed, Compressed Gauze Dressing Kit
  • Pack of H*VENT Chest Seals (Advanced Kit)
  • QuickClot Combat Gauze (Advanced Kit)
  • SAM® XT Extremity Tourniquet
  • Medical Gloves
  • Medical Shears
  • Compressed Gauze
  • Emergency Bandage
  • Instruction Card

Why You Should Own A Bleeding Control Kit

Bleeding Control Kits can be applied to many traumatic injuries involving severe blood loss such as motor vehicles accidents, industrial sites, and victims of violent crimes. Making them easily accessible could help save lives and stabilize the injured until first responders arrive

Tragic Events in recent years have led to an increase in demand for bleeding control kits in public environments such as a grocery stores, schools, entertainment venues, and office buildings. Bleeding control kits provide a critical means to empower bystanders and first responders to act swiftly in these emergencies, potentially saving lives. By making these kits readily available in public spaces, we can enhance our collective ability to mitigate the consequences of such events.