100% Chitosan Haemostatic Dressing
- Sterile, ready to use
- Easy, painless removal
- Effective in patients on blood thinners
- Can be cut, folded, stuffed into deep wounds
Based on patented, clinically validated a.c.t (Axio clotting technology)
|Composition||Chitosan - 100%|
|Indication||Stops moderate to severe bleeding|
|Mechanism||Charge-based mucoadhesion and|
Positively- charged polymer
|Type||Highly absorbent sponge (absorbs|
minimum 30x its weight)
|Flexibility||Pliable, conformable to any wound|
shape, active on all sides
|Sterility||Sterilized using Gama irradiation|
|Shelf Life||3 Years|
|Removal||Irrigate with saline|
|Side Effects||No side effects|
Emergency & Trauma100% Chitosan Haemostatic Dressing Axiostat® is ready to use and can be cut to suit different wound sizes. They can be delivered through a pool of blood and is simple to apply and remove by a non-medical first responder.
how to use axiostat
intended use / indication
Axiostat® is a sterile, single use, non-absorbadle haemostatic dressing intended to be used for temporary control of bleeding wounds.
Axiostat® stops moderate to severe bleeding due to cuts, abrasions, lacerations, venous or arterial bleeding.
Neck and Head
Lacerations & deep cuts
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