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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:02 pm 
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What is the real difference between gauze pads and gauze sponges? In the past, I've been taught to place a sponge first on a heavily draining wound, followed by a surgical pad. Couldn't a gauze pad be used instead?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:02 pm 
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Sponges are supposed to be more absorbant then gauze pads, but for First-aid, I don't think there's a significant difference.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:30 pm 
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You're making this too hard.

Carry a dozen or two 4x4 gauze pads and several rolls of Kerlix and be done with it.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:30 am 
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Gunny wrote:
You're making this too hard.

Carry a dozen or two 4x4 gauze pads and several rolls of Kerlix and be done with it.


And by several he means at least 42.

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elricfate wrote:
Gunny wrote:
You're making this too hard.

Carry a dozen or two 4x4 gauze pads and several rolls of Kerlix and be done with it.


And by several he means at least 42.


Nah, 43 :wink:

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