Innovative bleeding control and wound care solutions

GuardaCare® PRO

HemCon GuardaCare PRO provides the medical professional a flexible solution to quickly stop a range of bleeding from oozing to severe arterial within minutes, minimizing blood loss. Reduced blood loss can reduce the need for transfusions.  GuardaCare PRO offers antibacterial properties against dangerous organisms such as MRSA, VRE, and A.baumannii

Available Sizes and SKUs:

  • 2 in x 2 in, 8ply (PN#1012)
  • 4 in x 4 in, 8ply (PN#1013)

Ideal Application

  • Lacerations and abrasions
  • Open fractures
  • Dialysis bleeding
  • Line dislodgement
  • Puncture wounds
  • Gunshot wounds
  • Central lines
  • Chest tubes
  • Ventilator tubes
  • Tracheostomy sites
  • Access port bleeds
  • Surgical site oozing and protection
  • Biopsies and dermatology
  • Surgical incisions

Intended Use

HemCon GuardaCare PRO is a hemostatic dressing intended for the temporary control of severely bleeding wounds such as surgical wounds and traumatic injuries.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
Cost Effective:
Lower cost than other alternatives
Standardizes the number of SKUs ordered
Rapid bleeding control can result in less need for cauterization
Fast Hemostasis:
Stops bleeding from oozing to severe arterial in minutes, minimizing blood loss 1-4
Reduced blood loss can reduce the need for transfusions
Dependable:
Non-shedding; creates a strong clot
Provides localized support of clotting
Safe:
No pro-clotting agents
Works independently of the clotting cascade; available with radio-opaque element and antibacterial properties against 26 organisms including MRSA, VRE, A baumanii and C. difficile
No known contra-indications.
Simple Application:
Reduces direct pressure protocol to free up staff
Intuitive application requires limited training
Available in a range of sizes to address a variety of wound types

1. Grotenhuis, R., et al., “Prehospital use of hemostatic dressings in emergency medical services in the Netherlands: A prospective study of 66 cases.” Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 47 (2016) 1007–1011.
2. Rall JM, et al. “Comparison of novel hemostatic dressings with QuikClot combat gauze in a standardized swine model of uncontrolled hemorrhage.” Journal of Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Aug; 75(2 Suppl 2):S150-6.
3. Schwartz MD, et al. “Comparison to Two Package Hemostatic Gauze Dressings in a Porcine Hemorrhage Model.” Prehospital Emergency Care. Vol. 15, No. 4. October/December 2011.
4. Xie, Hua, et at. “Comparison of Hemostatic Efficacy of ChitoGauze and Combat Gauze in a Lethal Femoral Arterial Injury in Swine Model.” ATACCC 2009.

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