Reply To: Quikclot

  • Kelly Horn

    October 10, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    We have it available but rarely use.  We use StatSeal on a regular basis and it works very well for newly inserted central lines.



    Kelly Horn MSN, RN, CPON

    Nursing Professional Development Specialist/Charge Nurse
    4W/5W Medical Surgical Unit

    McLane Children’s Medical Center
    1901 SW HK Dodgen Loop | Temple, TX 76502

    254-935-4416 Office | 254-718-7722 Cell

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    Our ED uses Quikclot (kaolin-based gauze) on a decent basis, especially with our kids.

    Do any of your units/areas use this on the floor for any reason (prolonged epistaxis, central lines thaf won’t stop bleeding, etc.)?

    If so, what are your criteria for use?


    Chris Donaghey, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPN, CPHON
    Clinical Nurse Specialist – Riley Cancer Center
    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
    Indianapolis, IN