MacIntyre, AD., et al.,
The American Surgeon. Vol. 77, No. 2. February 2011
Summary: This case studied the efficacy of a tourniquet in conjunction with a hemostatic dressing. 4 hemostatic agents were compared; standard gauze, HemCon, ActCel, Celox, and QuikClot.
Standard gauze had 100% failure rate, Celox was effective 60%, Quikclot was 80%, ActCel was 90%, and HemCon was successful and maintained hemostasis 100%.Link to Study