The Dutch military has chosen QuikClot Z-fold and QuikClot XL as hemostatic dressing for the soldiers with a medical (additional) job, like CLS'ers, Special Forces Medic, Military Nurses and Military Doctors. For these different positions within the military QuikClot Combat Gauze will be part of the standard equipment.
Also the special police forces in the Netherlands have been using QuikClot z-fold for several years now and have successfully used it on several occasions.
Special Medics is the exclusive distributor of this product for the Netherlands and for the other countries within the Benelux.
QuikClot Combat Gauze stops arterial and venous bleeding in seconds.
Tailored to the needs of combat and tactical medical personnel, QuikClot Combat Gauze™ combines surgical gauze with a proprietary inorganic material that stops arterial and venous bleeding in seconds. It shares the benefit of being inert and non-allergenic.
The material, pliable and familiar to medical personnel, can be fitted to any size or shape wound – including penetrating wounds. It iseasily removed once clotting has taken place. QuikClot Combat Gauze™ comes in rolls four yards long by three inches wide.
The Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care recently recommended QuikClot Combat Gauze™ as the first line hemostatic product.
QuikClot Combat Gauze XL (CGXL) contains the same hemostatic technology as QuikClot Combat Gauze (CG), however it contains 2.7 times more Kaolin and also this product is double layered.
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