An alternative hemostatic dressing: comparison of CELOX, HemCon, and QuikClot.

@article{Kozen2008AnAH,
  title={An alternative hemostatic dressing: comparison of CELOX, HemCon, and QuikClot.},
  author={Buddy G Kozen and Sara J Kircher and Jos{\'e} Henao and Fermin S Godinez and Andrew S. Johnson},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={74-81}
}
OBJECTIVES Uncontrolled hemorrhage remains a leading cause of traumatic death. Several topical adjunct agents have been shown to be effective in controlling hemorrhage, and two, chitosan wafer dressing (HemCon [HC]) and zeolite powder dressing (QuikClot [QC]), are being utilized regularly on the battlefield. However, recent literature reviews have concluded that no ideal topical agent exists. The authors compared a new chitosan granule dressing (CELOX [CX]) to HC, QC and standard dressing in a… CONTINUE READING

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