$$39.19In stockTactical & Law Enforcement \ RespirationRCS
TAC-8613
Russell Chest Seal®Hydrogel-Based Dressing with an Integral Low-Profile Valve
The Russell Chest Seal® is a hydrogel-based dressing with an integral low-profile valve.  Its purpose is to cover penetrating chest wounds to allow air to escape from the pleural cavity without being drawn back in.  The aim is to minimise lung collapse associated with this injury and to facilitate lung re-inflation. The base ...
Prometheus Medical LtdRussell Chest Seal, Each1
Russell Chest Seal, Each1
Russell Chest Seal, Each1

Prometheus Medical Ltd

Russell Chest Seal®

Hydrogel-Based Dressing with an Integral Low-Profile Valve

$39.19

Item #: TAC-8613

Mfg Part #: RCS

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General
Brand
Prometheus Medical Ltd
Item #
TAC-8613
Mfg Part #
RCS
MSRP
$39.19
Category
Chest Seals
Description

The Russell Chest Seal® is a hydrogel-based dressing with an integral low-profile valve.  Its purpose is to cover penetrating chest wounds to allow air to escape from the pleural cavity without being drawn back in.  The aim is to minimise lung collapse associated with this injury and to facilitate lung re-inflation.

The base material of the Russell Chest Seal® is the same hydrogel material used in our Nightingale dressing which makes an excellent airtight and secure seal.  It has been thoroughly tested and proven on military operations and adheres effectively to sweaty and hairy skin.  It will remain adhered over many hours and is comfortable for the patient in prolonged use.

Another component that makes the Russell Chest Seal® unique is its valve mechanism.  It is constructed from a thin but tough material which makes it very compliant. This allows it to open and close with very small changes in pressure. The valve is quite transparent so the dressing can be positioned accurately over the wound. A large base aperture gives some latitude for inaccurate placement in high stress environments. Four peripheral apertures are large enough (36Fr) to allow blood to escape if necessary without blocking the valve.   The four apertures provide substantial redundancy: if up to three of the four holes become obstructed the valve will still remain fully operational.

The Russell Chest Seal® has a unique low profile and flexibility.  It is supplied in a pre-folded form to make it easy to stow into medical packs. In low light conditions, the valve can be ‘felt’ to be working making it ideal for military operations.

The Russell Chest Seal® is one of the largest chest seals currently available.

Key Features:

  • Fast, easy and intuitive to apply
  • Patented hydrogel base - ‘Sticks and Stays Stuck!’
  • 4 large peripheral apertures allow drainage of air and blood
  • Large central hole in base material allows quick accurate placement with reduced risk of obstructing the wound opening
  • Low profile and highly flexible
  • Compact: easy to pack into medical kit

Specifications:

  • Dimensions 20.00cm x 15.00cm
  • Pack Dimensions 14.00cm x 13.00cm
  • Weight 20.50g
  • Product Code IN0680
  • NSN Number 6510-99-490-513
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Shipping Terms:

 

Orders will be shipped via UPS Standard Ground unless other handling is requested or deemed more economical.  QuadMed will pay standard ground shipment costs on all orders over $150.00 for any shipments delivered within the continental U.S., except for oversized shipments or those exceeding weight limitations.  For oversized shipments and those exceeding weight limitations, standard shipping rates will apply. 

 

Any order under $150 will incur a $14.95 shipping & handling fee for shipment delivered within the U.S.  Actual shipping rates apply for any orders going to Alaska or Hawaii.  For all resellers, freight will be prepaid and added to the invoice.  Shipments will be made to business addresses only.

 

International Orders:

 

There is a $2,500.00 minimum for orders placed for delivery outside the U.S.  International orders must be prepaid via wire transfer.  Receipt of wire transfer is required before any shipments are made on the order.  If the product(s) requires a Medical Authorization document, it must be submitted in English and received prior to product shipment.

 

Return Policy:

 

Written authorization must be obtained prior to returning merchandise.  All returns should be sent back within 30 days in new, resalable condition.  Returns are subject to a 20% restock fee.  Merchandise held longer than 60 days, or custom orders, are not returnable.  All returned items must be prepaid and sent back to QuadMed.  Returns must be received by QuadMed within 14 days of RMA issuance.  Please have the RMA written clearly on the outside of the package or on the shipping label.  Products received without an RMA # will not be eligible for credit and will be returned to sender.

 

All returns must be accompanied by an RMA.  Please contact customer service at 800-933-7334 or email us at [email protected] to obtain an RMA #.

 

If the return is a result of a QuadMed error, we will take every measure to quickly rectify the situation at no cost to you.  Notification of any errors must be received within 14 days of shipment/invoice date. 

 

Orders Deemed Non-Returnable:

 

1. Products returned that are not in their original packaging, or original packaging is broken

2. Products that have been written on or engraved

3. Products that are special/customer orders

4. Products that exceed 60 days from invoice date.

5. Recertified equipment

Product Restrictions

To purchase this product a Medical Authorization Letter must be on file. You can download the file HERE.

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