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Tourniquets & Tourniquet Holders
A tourniquet is an essential tool that’s designed to restrict and control the flow of blood to the extremities and prevent severe blood loss when used properly. This device consists of a strap with a buckle and a long skinny handle (also known as a windlass) for tightening. This especially comes in handy when responding to a car accident, treating gunshot wounds, deep cuts, and other emergencies where hemorrhaging is more likely.
Before using this device, it’s important to first find the source of the bleeding and apply direct pressure to the wound. If this fails to stop the bleeding, you will then need to employ a tourniquet. Please note that tourniquets are meant for limb injuries only. They cannot be used on the head or torso. Also, keep in mind that you understand how to apply a tourniquet before attempting to use one as it requires some level of basic medical training.
Since timing is of the essence when there’s a hemorrhaging patient, keeping a tourniquet close to you can mean the difference between life and death. That’s why at Galls, we carry a large selection of tourniquets and tourniquet holders to speed the process along. Choose from some of the top-selling brands we carry including North American Rescue, Chinook Medical, Tactical Medical Solutions and more.
Best-Selling Tourniquets & Tourniquet Holders
There are many different types of tourniquets to choose from to treat bleeding wounds. This includes the CAT tourniquet, SOF tourniquet, SWAT T tourniquet, RATS tourniquet and much more.
Tested by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, the North American Rescue C-A-T® Gen 7 Tourniquet was found to be 100% effective in stopping blood flow in both the arms and legs. This combat application tourniquet allows for one-handed use and is simpler to use thanks to a single application protocol, single buckle routing system and further improvements to its construction. It also has a red tip tab to assist the user in locating and threading the CAT tourniquet during application.
The Tactical Medical Solutions SOF-T Tourniquet controls severe bleeding with ease. This is the best tourniquet for elite tactical operators thanks to its ease of application and ability to withstand extreme temperatures and operating conditions. The design reduces the chance of accidental release or mechanical failure, plus it features dual locking rings as a back up locking system. Additionally, this SOF-T tourniquet is proven to be 100% effective during the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research testing.
Keep your CAT tourniquet within easy reach with the Eleven 10 Gen 7 C-A-T® Rigid TQ Case. This CAT tourniquet holder is capable of withstanding foot pursuits, combative subjects and daily patrol functions without falling out of the carrier. It can easily be mounted to a duty belt or a MOLLE/PALS compatible vest vertically or horizontally. This tourniquet pouch can also be quickly removed by pulling on the top and includes a hook-and-loop cross to identify it as medical equipment.
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Tourniquets are just one of many life-saving tools you need to keep on hand at all times. With our additional selection of medical equipment, we have everything you need to respond to emergency calls. This includes basic first aid supplies all the way to advanced medical kits.
The Elite First Aid Tactical Trauma Kit is essential for those who may find themselves in the line of fire. This IFAK pouch provides easy access to all your medical supplies without having to dig around for them. It features two large snaps that can be attached to a belt up to 5 inches or modular bags with web platforms thanks to the included MOLLE strap system. This portable medical kit also comes with essential medical supplies such as bandages, trauma shears, antiseptics, tweezers, burn cream and much more.
Choose from a large selection of emergency medical equipment at Galls today to receive our most competitive online prices!
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