Long presentation individual first aid kit : Advance IFAK
The advance IFAK is what we call a TIK (INDIVIDUAL TRAUMA KIT) that is to say a kit that provides a quality material to attempt to save your own life or of another victim in a medical emergency situation caused by a penetrating wound.
Based on numerous
military operational experiences, it is designed to provide first aid to a victim of wounds caused by firearms, explosions, blades, sharp or perforating objects, etc. It takes up very little space and is lightweight, the Advance IFAK provides the first responder with the essentials to stop massive hemorrhaging, to stop major deep bleeding, to compress secondary bleeding, to seal open and/or blowing wounds in the chest, to clear and protect the Airway, to avoid hypothermia, to improvise dressings, to protect yourself during the intervention.
The essentials to avoid preventable
deaths identified by the TCCC doctrine. In addition a practical checklist allows you to review the essentials of the intervention protocol without even having to open the kit. It also contains a casualty card for a more efficient handover of the casualty to EMS.
This IFAK is sold without a one-handed tactical tourniquet.
For armed professionals, it is essential to complete it with a one-handed tactical tourniquet of your choice listed in the latest recommendations of the C-TCCC (Committee for Tactical Combat Casualty Care)