II. Mechanism

  1. Topical Hemostatic Agent
  2. Increases Clotting Factor and platelet concentration at wound sites via water absorption

III. Efficacy

  1. Stops bleeding in 92% of wounds not stopped with direct pressure

IV. Adverse effects

  1. Prior formulation caused severe local burns (no longer an issue with newer bead formulations)

V. References

  1. Kheirabadi (2011) US Army Med Dep J p. 25-37
  2. Swaminathan and van de Leuv (2013) Crit Dec in Emerg Med 27(8): 11-17

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Concepts Inorganic Chemical (T197)
MSH D017641
English Zeolite, Zeolites, Zeolites [Chemical/Ingredient], zeolites, zeolite
Spanish Zeolitas, Ceolitas
French Zéolithes, Zéolites
Swedish Zeoliter
Czech zeolity
Finnish Zeoliitit
Russian TSEOLITY, ЦЕОЛИТЫ
Japanese ゼオライト, 沸石
Italian Zeolite, Zeoliti
Polish Zeolity
Norwegian Zeolitt, Zeolitter
German Zeolithe
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