The IFAK was issued to every deploying Soldier via the Rapid Fielding Initiative. Weighing one pound, the IFAK consists of the following expendable medical. Portable Individual First Aid Kits (IFAK) that have the gear to keep the blood in the Casualty, Get air into them and treat shock, either whilst waiting for the. When it comes to IFAK, the simpler the contents, the faster and they can be accessed and effectively applied. With that in mind, there is almost certainly a short.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. That cojtents said, seek out training regardless — being able to stabilize yourself is always a major plus, especially if it turns out that there is nobody else around to treat you, or if contentss turns out that you are the one that needs to help your buddy.

It can be easily wrapped, so acts as a secondary dressing. With the invasion and occupation of Iraq, beginning inthe US military quickly fielded the first Individual First Aid Kit, which was comprised of the following pieces:.

What it should contain is:. As such, said kit mostly focuses on supplies needed for saving lives from various combat-oriented critical wounds, at the expense of other supplies.


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What Soldiers Have in their IFAK Individual First Aid Kits

No QuikClot on the market causes burns any more. Things can get messy quickly. Sam Splints — buyemp. Hemostat Impregnated Gauze — Quikclot.

What Soldiers Have in their IFAK Individual First Aid Kits

The insert holds the following items:. Follow us on Twitter! You are commenting using your Facebook account. The TacMed BLAST is also worth consideration, being able to cover a large area if needed, which is a common need with shrapnel related wounds, and in general combat wounds, as they very rarely come alone. Please make sure that you are posting irak the form of a question.

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Hemostatic agents come in many different forms, most commonly impregnated in gauze or powder. The idea of this kit is to be a simple kit built for general innawoods activities, and injuries that may occur. Practice, practice, practice using bandages, etc.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Keep a kit in easy-to-access places like your home, car, office, RV, and others.

A Guide to Setting Up Your Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK)

Wear gloves when treating injuries to reduce risk of infection. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Hemostats are used in conjunction with tourniquets and pressure bandages, depending cnotents the severity of the wound.

Often used when the patient is going into shock, in conjunction with elevating the legs. Very old, first gen QuikClot used to cause severe burns to the patient due to how it worked, but it has since been contenfs.

Writing dontents always comes in handy, but there is an actual need related to tactical medicine too: The contents of this kit were specifically chosen with military first aid applications in mind. You can read about how to insert an airway tube Gloves: Please try again later.