Reflex Haemostatic


from Dr JH Kellogg's Hydriatic Techniques...

Used for most haemorrhages.

see also Direct Haemostatic



from Dr GK Abbott's Prescriptions...

Haemorrhage into hollow organs tends to check itself with absolute rest and Ice Bag

Cold is the most commonly used haemostatic, it is used:-

  • directly or on reflex area very efficient
  • over the trunk of the supplying artery
  • mild heat used for Derivative - do not cause sweating as this causes vasodilation.

Heat must be:-

  • very hot and
  • directly to the bleeding vessel (does not work reflexly)

Used in :