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Stop the Bleed Classes

Discussion in 'Training & Competition' started by Wildcat Diva, May 23, 2019.

  1. Byrd666

    Byrd666 Flyin' 'round in circles........somewhere TGT Supporter

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    As with the linked study, I have absolutely no doubt that any of the treated gauzes will start breaking down after an extended period. But the point of Stop the bleed, TCCC, etc., is to stop the bleeding or trauma enough to let the pros take over. Just keep them from dying long enough for the ambulance, MEDEVAC, etc. to show up and get them to a doctor or some kind of medical facility. And hopefully within minutes, not days. Though I don't remember it (treated gauze) being brought up as detrimental at all during the course I took.

    As for the kits and, or TQs themselves, it ended up being cheaper for me to go directly to N.A.R. and purchase through them. This is the kit I purchased https://www.narescue.com/tactical-operator-response-kit-tork.html This kit has almost everything I'll need. I'd like an extra Hy-Fin or two, and I've already got a couple Gen7 TQs and a spare Israeli bandage around in the second kit. And I HOPE it's equipment I'll NEVER have to use, but, there it is if I need it.
     


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  2. Mohawk600

    Mohawk600 Active Member

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    Took one several years ago and carry an IFAK in the truck.....Hope to never need it. During our class we were shown a video of a single gunshot to the thigh which resulted in death due to blood loss in about 90 seconds. Could have been saved with a CAT.
     
  3. SQLGeek

    SQLGeek Vodak, The Choice of a New Generation TGT Supporter

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  4. innominate

    innominate Active Member

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    A true arterial bleed is fatal fast. Average cardiac output in relation to avg body blood volume = quick death when there's a major hole.
     
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  5. Wildcat Diva

    Wildcat Diva TGT Addict

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  6. SQLGeek

    SQLGeek Vodak, The Choice of a New Generation TGT Supporter

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    Thanks. I have only been able to find a class in The Woodlands.
     
  7. deemus

    deemus my mama says I'm special

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    bad link
     
  8. V-Tach

    V-Tach TGT Addict Forum Sponsor

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    You don't pack head or chest wounds........my kit has chest seals..........
     
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  9. Wildcat Diva

    Wildcat Diva TGT Addict

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    You sure? It works for me still.
     
  10. deemus

    deemus my mama says I'm special

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    still wont work
     


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