While taking a Dirt Medicine/Trauma course from Independence Training I was astonished to hear about counterfeit medical gear, and in particular, toruniquets.
Certainly we're all familiar with knock-off Aimpoints, EoTechs and other firearms related accessories, but the idea of counterfeit medical gear which can (and does) fail when needed the most to save a life is reprehensible.
We discuss counterfeit tourniquets in this video and provide a little insight into how to identify and avoid accidentally acquiring them.
I am personally familiar with two reputable medical gear suppliers, so I can recommend them here. While there definitely others, these two are vendors that I personally depend on:
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