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Giant sponge-filled syringe for plugging gunshot wounds
From BoingBoing:

XStat’s Rapid Hemostasis System is a giant syringe filled with pellet-shaped sterile sponges doped with hemostatic agents for squiring directly into shotgun gunshot wounds. Within 15 seconds, the sponges absorb blood and expand, staunching the wound. 

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futurescope:

Giant sponge-filled syringe for plugging gunshot wounds

From BoingBoing:

XStat’s Rapid Hemostasis System is a giant syringe filled with pellet-shaped sterile sponges doped with hemostatic agents for squiring directly into shotgun gunshot wounds. Within 15 seconds, the sponges absorb blood and expand, staunching the wound. 

[read more on boingboing & on medgadget] [XStat by RevMEd] [picture by RevMed]