Blowout! Military Field Med kit

blowout001The Military, “Blowout Kit!”

“Blowout kit” comes from the Military, and refers to a medical kit to treat life threatening wounds in the field. Your take on the terminology is that just like a tire has a blowout, so can you if you’re severely injured. A blowout kit is the human equivalent to a tire’s patch kit, which treats the sustained damage. Just as a patch kit is a temporary fix for a tire, a blowout kit is a temporary fix until a higher echelon of care can be reached, by a medical unit.

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