Sucking chest wounds requires an emergency first aid solution that is fast, direct, and effective: the H&H Bolin Chest Seal (BCS) is specifically engineered to meet these critical needs.
The BCS is a sterile occlusive chest wound dressing for treating open pneumothorax and preventing tension pneumothorax that result from gunshots, stab wounds, or other penetrating chest trauma. The patented (US Patent No. 7,834,231)failure-proof triple-valve design of the BCS allows air and blood to escape while preventing the re-entry of either, thereby eliminating any unwanted gas or liquid exchange at the trauma site.
The large (6 in. diameter), rugged polyurethane disc structure of the BCS can cover practically any size chest trauma site. The temper of the disc prevents any disc wrinkling from occurring during application. In addition, the wound side of the disc is covered with a thick layer of jell-based adhesive, strong enough to not only seal over hair and blood but also flexible enough to be removed and reapplied to the trauma site if required.
Bolin Chest Seals are standard issue in the following U.S. military kits:
- ASL-HEAVY BRIGADE C (UAC 1374)
- MES AIR AMBULANCE (UAC 244A)
- MES GROUND AMBU/2008 (UAC 256B)
- MES AIR AMB-2010 (UAC 257B)
- MES SO TACTICAL-2008 (UAC 268B)
- MES TACT CBT MED CARE (UAC 269A)
- MRS TACT COMBAT CARE (UAC 326A)
- MES SO CA TREAT ASSES (UAC 506A)
Package Dimensions: 7.5" x 7.5"x .25"
Package Weight: 3 oz