First Aid Responder Level 3 (VTQ)

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Fox chest seals

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FoxSeal Chest Seal: Effective Treatment for Open Chest Wounds


The FoxSeal Chest Seal is a specialized occlusive dressing designed for treating open chest wounds, aimed at preventing pneumothorax in patients.


  • Packaging: Each pack contains two seals in a compact foiled seal pack for easy storage and access.
  • Latex-Free: The dressings are latex-free, ensuring compatibility with various patients.
  • Product Information: All necessary product information, including usage instructions, is printed on the outside of the pack.
  • Inspect Before Use: Before application, carefully inspect the exterior of the packaging to ensure it is undamaged, maintaining sterility and adhesive effectiveness.
  • Suitable for: Effective for wounds up to 15 centimeters in size.
  • Adhesive: Specially formulated adhesive designed to adhere to wet or hairy skin, ensuring secure placement.
  • Compact Design: Compact size fits easily into most first aid kits without the need for folding, preserving packaging integrity.
  • Valve-Free: Each seal lacks a valve, with an easy-to-grip tab for venting the chest if needed.

Usage Instructions

  1. Prepare the Area: Wipe the surrounding area to remove dirt and fluid.
  2. Open the Packet: Use the four notches on each corner of the packaging to tear it open quickly.
  3. Apply the Seal: Remove the seal from the pack, align it with the wound center, and firmly press against the skin.
  4. Ventilation: Use the tab to vent the wound if necessary, then reseal.
Learning Outcomes:
  • IPOSi Unit three LO3.1, 3.2, 3.3 & 3.4