Combat & Casualty Care

Q2 2016

Military Magazines in the United States and Canada, Covering Combat and Casualty Care, first responders, rescue and medical products programs and news\Tactical Defense Media

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MADE IN THE USA ARM YOUR MEDICAL OPERATORS TO STOP BLEEDING AND SAVE LIVES CoTCCC guidelines recommend: "…use Combat Gauze as the CoTCCC hemostatic dressing of choice." 1 • 1-877-750-0504 • ©2015 Z-MEDICA, LLC. All rights reserved. Reduces Blood Loss In a pre-clinical model, QuikClot Combat Gauze ® had less blood loss when compared with standard packing. 6 Scientific Fact The Effcacy of Combat Gauze in Extreme Physiologic Conditions Causey MW, McVay DP, Miller S, Beekley A, Martin M.J Surg Res. 2012;177(2):301-305. Combat Gauze 100% 89% 0% 50% 100% 13% 0% 1st application 2nd application Standard Gauze Stronger Clots & Less Re-bleeds In pre-clinical studies, Combat Gauze ® has shown stronger clots versus standard gauze 2,3 & allows movement with signifcantly fewer re-bleeds. 3,4 In one pre-clinical study, Combat Gauze ® showed zero percent re-bleed after initial hemostasis. 5 1 Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines 28 October 2014. Accessed February 1, 2015. 2 Kheirabadi BS, Scherer MR, Estep JS, Dubick MA, Holcomb JB. Determination of effcacy of new hemostatic dressings in a model of extremity arterial hemorrhage in swine. J Trauma. 2009;67:450-460. 3 Gegel B, Burgert J, Gasko J, Campbell C, Martens M, Keck J, Reynolds H, Loughren M, Johnson D. The Effects of QuikClot Combat Gauze and Movement on Hemorrhage Control in a Porcine Model. MILITARY MEDICINE. December 2012;177:1543-1547. 4 Garcia-Blanco J, Gegel B, Burgert J, Johnson S, Johnson D. The Effects of Movement on Hemorrhage When QuikClot® Combat Gauze ™ Is Used in a Hypothermic Hemodiluted Porcine Model. Journal of Special Operations Medicine. 2015 Spring;15(1):57-60. 5 Rall J, Cox J, Songer D, Comeaux J, Estep S, Cestero F, Ross James. Comparison of novel hemostatic gauzes to QuikClot Combat Gauze in a standardized swine model of uncontrolled hemorrhage. Navy Medical Research Unit San Antonio Technical Report;2012. 6 Sena MJ, Douglas G, Gerlach T, Grayson JK, Pichakron KO, Zierold D. A pilot study of the use of kaolin-impregnated gauze (QuikClot Combat Gauze) for packing high-grade hepatic injuries in a hypothermic coagulopathic swine model. J Surg Res. 2013;183(2):704-709.

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