Basic Gunshot Wound Kit

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  1. EDCP-MIKE

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    Thanks for this. Many people don't see this as something you will need. This is one of those thing that you don't think you'll need, but you're grateful to have when you do need it.
     
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    I think I would substitute duct tape for some of that, but good stuff otherwise. That quick clot stuff is a good suggestion for any first aid kit.
     
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    Outstanding kit for gun toters! I would also include "gorilla tape" (duct tape on steroids), Make sure you check the "combat gauze" for the expiration date, and if you do have a hyfin dressing, make it two. Remember some wounds have an entrance AND exit wound. You have to completely seal them both to prevent a tension pneumo thorax (collapsed lung). But a very solid kit none the less!
     
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    I don't have a picture convenient, but I carry several. The one that's always on me (if I'm wearing shoes) is a SOF-T Wide in a US Palm ankle med kit (along with a bunch of other stuff). There's also a SWAT-T in it, but that's as a more compact pressure dressing, not as a TQ (seirously, try one out, they're a PITA to use). Since Vegas, I've been carrying a little supplimental gear on my other ankle, including a CAT. If I'm going to be around kids or pets, I almost always have a RATS as well. The trade-off there is that they'll go on smaller limbs but they're a lot more likely to cause permanent damage.
     
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