Hemostatic sponge

Hemostatic sponge - hemostatic means derived from human blood plasma or cattle. Applied to stop capillary bleeding. Pieces of hemostatic sponge press to bleeding place for 5 minutes When in contact with hemostatic sponge blood clot that forms a film of fibrin. Hemostatic sponge can be removed after stopping bleeding or be left in the wound. In the last case it is gradually absorbed. In the application must always follow the rules of asepsis. In producing sterile form in plastic bags placed in a metal box. Cm. also Hemostatic means.