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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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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SOMA is the annual gathering of military and civilian medical providers, including academic and industry professionals from around the world. The event is a perfect forum to exchange ideas and advances in the science, technology, and skills of unconventional medicine by bringing together pre-hospital, tactical, wilderness, austere, disaster and deployed medicine. This year at SOMA Chinook will be featuring NSN Special Operations modules, the MedSled, AirWrap, DripDrop, i-gel and much more...Read More >>
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 >>
In honor of National Preparedness Month and the launch of our new line of Chinook PAKs (Personal Aid Kits), we asked people to tell us a story of how they were either prepared or unprepared to handle a medical emergency. We had a lot of really great stories, so thank you to everyone who shared! As I read these stories, a reoccurring theme was either a huge sense of relief when medical supplies were readily available or a huge realization that they never wanted to be unprepared again. No matt...Read More >>
Created by the same team of professionals that design medical kits for the military, law enforcement and remote expedition groups, Chinook PAKs (Personal Aid Kits) are perfect for backpacking, hunting, hiking, work shops, glove boxes, sports, handbags, diaper bags...anywhere! Each of the seven lightweight, waterproof Chinook PAKs includes professional grade medical supplies for specific injury types and scenarios: MinimalistPAK - comprehensive selection of first aid supplies in...Read More >>
At first glance, you might question the intelligence of the guy changing this tire...he's wearing sandals and using a jack that is so small, it requires several blocks of wood just to get the wheel off the ground! Well, he's no dummy and I say this even though this guy is my brother-in-law! The reality of life is that, even the smartest guys and gals, can find themselves unprepared for what may appear to be an everyday situation. He may not have had the right tools to change a tire but at le...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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