Friday, June 12, 2015

HemCon ChitoGauze PRO

HemCon - Distributed by North American Rescue
ChitoGauze PRO

Part Number: 30-0049

NSN: 6510-01-591-7740

ChitoGauze PRO, a revolutionary hemostatic dressing for the external, temporary control of severely bleeding wounds. It is the next generation of chitosan dressing that is composed of a polyester/rayon blend non-woven medical gauze that is coated with chitosan. Featuring an embedded x-ray detectable strip, it is Z-folded and packaged in a vacuum sealed pouch that is compact and rugged.

ChitoGauze PRO maximizes hemostatic performance and reduces the risk of re-bleeding by providing effective hemostasis outside of the normal clotting cascade. ChitoGauze PRO also has natural antibacterial properties against a wide range of gram positive and gram negative microorganisms which are beneficial in presence of debris and environment before the injured are treated with antibiotics or are transferred to a medical treatment facility. Designed for the battlefield, ChitoGauze PRO is an efficacious and easy-to-apply dressing that maximizes hemostatic performance before severe bleeding turns deadly.

The proven hemostatic properties of chitosan enhance the ability of medical gauze to control hemorrhage.
Readily conforms into the wound surfaces with complex geometries to rapidly staunch bleeding and seal the wound site
Z-folded & packaged in 3 in. x 4 yd lengths
Offers antimicrobial properties against 26 bacterial organisms
Non-woven, polyester/rayon blend medical gauze is coated with chitosan to maximize its performance and control severe bleeding
Featuring an embedded x-ray detectable strip
Package Size: H 5.75 in. x W 5.0 in. x D 0.65 in.
Product Size: 3 in. x 4 yards
Weight: 0.7 oz

Removal Instructions:

HemCon ChitoGauze PRO can remain in place up to 48 hours.
Dressing should easily peel away from the wound.

If dressing has adhered to the wound, irrigate with saline or water to facilitate removal.
Depending on the condition of the wound, the dressing may stick if left on wound beyond 48 hours.

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