Stretch Wrap Elastic Tourniquet
Stretch wrap elastic tourniquet is similar to the SWAT T tourniquet. A tourniquet Is the first choice in combat for external hemorrhage from extremity wounds.
√ 90% of combat fatalities occur forward of a medical treatment facility.
√ 75% of combat fatalities have a nonsurvivable injury
√ 25% have a potentially survivable injury. Of those with potentially survivable wounds, 90% die from hemorrhage.
Stretch wrap elastic tourniquet is similar to the SWAT T tourniquet which is made of TPE material, non-allergic, non-irritating, and non-toxic. Which is perfect to be used to apply pressure to a limb or extremity in order to stop the flow of blood. The green color is easy to conceal in the background. We also provide customization of black, and olive green colors for combat bleeding control.
Stretch wrap elastic tourniquet should be carried by every soldier. Tourniquets are appropriate in combat because direct pressure is hard to maintain during casualty transport under fire.
Stretch wrap elastic tourniquet is similar to the SWAT T tourniquet
Specification: 130x10x0.05 cm
Shelf life: 3 years
Color: Green, Olive Green, Black
Stretch wrap elastic tourniquet can easily be properly applied and can stop the arterial flow at a variety of extremity locations. Proper application is associated with cessation of arterial flow. Cessation of arterial flow can occur without proper stretch at smaller circumference locations.
Stretch wrap elastic tourniquet is designed to stop severe traumatic bleeding before or during transport to a care facility. They are wrapped around the limb, proximal to the site of trauma, and tightened until all blood vessels underneath are occluded. The design and construction of emergency tourniquets allow quick application by first aid responders or the injured persons themselves. Correct use of tourniquet devices has been shown to save lives under austere conditions with a comparatively low risk of injury. In field trials, prompt application of a stretch wrap tourniquet before the patient goes into shock is associated with higher survival rates than any other scenario where tourniquets were used later or not at all.
A soldier was saved when his battle buddies applied two effective improvised tourniquets to his legs, saving his life.
The need for immediate access to a tourniquet in such situations makes it clear that all soldiers on combat missions should have a suitable tourniquet readily available at a standard location on their battle gear and be trained in its use.