Saturday, December 15, 2012

U.S. Military BANDAGE KIT ELASTIC


EMERGENCY DRESSING 6"

Emergency Bandage (Israeli Pressure Dressing), 6-Inch
NSN 6510-01-492-2275
(November 19, 2001)



Photo Credit : Here 

Photo Credit : Here 


Officially called "Bandage Kit, Elastic" these things have picked up many nicknames over the years. Commercially marketed as "The Emergency Trauma Dressing" they're usually referred to as "Israeli Dressings" due to their country of origin.

FOR THE STAUNCHING OF BLOOD FLOW FROM TRAUMATIC HEMORRHAGIC WOUNDS IN PRE-HOSPITAL EMERGENCY SITUATIONS


COMBINATION OF AN ELASTIC BANDAGE, EXTERNAL WOUND DRESSING, AND A NON-PNEUMATIC TOURNIQUET IN A STERILE, VACUUM-PACKED CONTAINER; THE BANDAGE C/O FOUR PARTS: A NON-ADHERENT WOUND PAD (15 BY 17 CM) COMPOSED OF NON-WOVEN, HIGH-DENSITY POLYETHELENE, COTTON, AND POLYETHELENE; AN ELASTIC BAND (6 IN WIDE BY 4.5 METERS WHEN STRETCHED) COMPOSED OF POLYAMIDE, NYLON WRAPPED RUBBER, AND COTTON; A PLASTIC (POLYETHELENE) PRESSURE BAR, A PLASTIC (POLYCARBONATE) CLOSURE/TOURNIQUET BAR

Thanks to : APEAK-SURPLUS






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