It’s National Trauma Awareness Month. Don’t Be a Bystander – Be a ‘By-doer’ May 2016 marks the 28th annual National Trauma Awareness Month, a call to focus on injury prevention and raising trauma awareness. Traumatic injuries are the number one cause of death for Americans between the ages of 1 and 46 years old, and the number three cause of death overall in the United States. And yet, the majority of the population doesn’t have the training, or the tools, to stop major bleeding....Read More >>
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Chinook Medical Gear is proud to be recognized as one of only a handful of companies chosen to promote the new nationwide initiative, “Stop the Bleed”. Chinook attended the forum held at the White House on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. The event marked the launch of “Stop the Bleed”, which seeks to empower bystanders of emergency situations to act as immediate responders to stop life-threatening bleeding. Severe bleeding can claim lives within minutes, potentially before trained medic...Read More >>
Most of our customers understand combat medicine, but do you know how to handle the myriad of injuries and ailments common in the backcountry? To keep you traveling safely, we are happy to offer this exclusive sneak peek into Dr. Mike Layton's chapter on Medical Concerns from his newest edition of Climbing Stronger, Faster, Healthier: Beyond the Basics. Geared towards climbers, this medical information applies to all who enjoy the outdoors. Here’s an excerpt from the Chapter 8 - Medical ...Read More >>
Developed in 2008, Drip Drop improves upon international Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) standards with a precise electrolyte ratio of salts, sugars and other ingredients to hydrate better and faster than anything else on the market. And unlike other oral rehydration solutions, which tend to taste salty, Drip Drop actually tastes good, insuring higher rates of compliance in the field. “Testimonial from relief settings around the world confirms that Drip Drop is a force multiplier: not only ...
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The National Tactical Officer’s Association (NTOA) Calls for Increased Emergency Medical Training for Police Officers
(Pictured: Chinook Law Enforcement Medical Kit - Individual Operator) Doylestown, PA (October 2013) - The National Tactical Officers Association is calling for basic Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) training for all police officers in light of recent incidents of mass violence. The Navy Yard massacre in Washington, D.C., the Boston Marathon bombing and lone shooters in Tucson and Newtown have focused attention on the response to changing threats in our society. These tragic events...Read More >>
Made from a medical grade thermoplastic elastomer, i-gel® is a proven and truly unique, single use, supraglottic airway management device designed to create a non-inflating, anatomical seal of the pharyngeal, laryngeal and perilaryngeal structures while avoiding compression trauma. i-gel® Supraglottic Airway i-gel® is indicated for use in securing and maintaining a patent airway in routine and emergency anesthetics of fasted patients, during spontaneous or intermittent positiv...Read More >>
Where were you when you heard the news? Most Americans watched from a safe distance at home or work while hundreds of first responders selflessly risked their lives for the safety of our nation and its people. Today we remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. They will never be forgotten, and our thoughts go out to their friends and families. “Even the simplest act of kindness can be a way to honor those we have lost, and to help build stro...Read More >>
Designed for backcountry expeditions, Chinook Medical Gear's new Expedition Medical Kit provides advanced medical supplies where other outdoor medical kits fall short. Click here for a full list of contents and more information about this product. Most medical kits designed for group expeditions are stocked to treat common and minor injuries, but lack the proper supplies for treating life threatening injuries that can occur in the wilderness. Lessons learned from military and law enforce...Read More >>
Based on recommendations by the Hartford Consensus Conference, the kit provides medical supplies needed to save lives in mass casualty and active violence incidents. Supplies in this kit are intended to enable rescuers to control severe hemorrhage, manage serious chest wounds, and establish an airway. Recent studies show that since 2009, the United States averages one mass casualty event per month. The lessons learned from these events highlight the opportunities for improving casualty ...Read More >>
We are pleased to announce the release of our 2013 product catalog! Click Here to View the 2013 Catalog ...
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