AoFAS wound packing e-Book

What's in the eBook

Introduction to Wound Packing
Infection Control
When to pack a wound:
When NOT to pack a wound:
Tampons for Wound Packing?
What to pack with:
Packing the Wound
Putting Pressure on a Wound
Using trauma dressings
Making a Trauma Kit
Tourniquet Choices
To use a tourniquet or not

wound packing ebook
AoFAS wound packing e-Book

30 Pages

A concise 30 page eBook covering Emergency wound packing.

What to pack

What not to pack

What not to pack with

What to Pack with

How to pack

Using Heamostatic Gauze

Using a tornequet

Using Trauma dressings

About The Author

Peter Yexley has tutored many accredited and regulated first aid and medical classroom courses including:

Emergency First Aid At Work (EFAW),

First Aid at Work (FAW),

Paediatric First Aid,

First Person on Scene (FPoS),

Administration of Penthrox,

Canine First Aid,

As well as a huge amount of bespoke courses including:

Assisting The Paramedic,

Catastrophic Bleed Management,

Introduction to the range of tourniquets,

Autoinjectors in Schools,

First Aid in Schools,

Emergency assessment and treatment at a search and rescue scene.

Plus, a growing list of online courses such as Understanding Medical Gases, Medication Administration, Enhanced Community First Responder, Emergency Trauma First Aid. First on Scene, First Responder Terror Attack.


As well as dedicating a decade as a Community First Responder, responding to life-threatening 999 calls he also spent many years as a Team Leader Search Technician and Search & Rescue Medic for a Lowland Search and Rescue Unit.

He operates a small first aid service for events and is the founder of AoFAS – the Association of First Aid Services –

Peter is also author of over 20 eBooks, many are available on Amazon. Mainly medical based information.