Top 13 First Aid Skills Every Prepper And Survivalist Should Learn – Part II

top 13 first aid skill every prepper and survivalist should learn

In the first part of this article, we discussed the first six first-aid skills that everyone should learn to save a life, whether it be their own or that of a stranger. These skills are essential for anyone who aims to be prepared for situations when medical facilities become inoperative due to various reasons.

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Top 13 First Aid Skills Every Prepper And Survivalist Should Learn – Part I

top 13 first aid skills every prepper and survivalist should learn

As the healthcare system in the United States teeters on the edge of collapse, the landscape of medical assistance grows increasingly uncertain. With a surge in hospital closures and a dwindling number of medical professionals, the accessibility and quality of healthcare have taken a sharp downturn. Appointments are delayed, consultations are rushed, and the overall standard of care is compromised.

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Pet First Aid For Your Canine Companion

pet first aid for your canine companion

Our furry friends, whether they’re hunting dogs, camp buddies, trail companions, or just your park-loving pals, face similar risks to us humans. They might walk on scorching hot pavement, accidentally step on glass shards, chase after sharp-clawed critters, or end up tangled in a prickly sticker bush.

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How to use hemostatic agents

how to use hemostatic agents

Achieving hemostasis, also known as rapidly stopping bleeding, is a crucial skill that the survival medic must master. In survival situations, bleeding can stem from a range of sources, including falls on rough terrain or confrontations with hostile groups. If bleeding wounds are not treated effectively, it can result in avoidable fatalities among survivors.

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Trauma Scenarios And How To Handle Them

trauma scenarios and how to handle them

The power outage has persisted for 40 days, transforming what initially seemed like a temporary blackout into a grave situation. Both the fire and police departments are overwhelmed, and the 911 system has been inoperative for weeks.

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How To Deal With Traumatic Injuries In The Field

how to deal with violent injuries in the field

The most lethal poison known to man is testosterone. It is not by chance that men make up 93 percent of the federal prison population. Most guys, as any woman will tell you, are infantile and self-destructive—sometimes for hours on end.

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Medical Procedure – IV Basics For The Prepper Medic

medical procedure iv basics for the prepper medic

The prepper with medical training must deal with a wide range of medical issues. When you don’t have access to modern medical facilities, bleeding, broken bones, burns, and infections can pose serious problems.

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Recognizing And Dealing With Shock

recognizing and dealing with shock

Shock can have many different meanings. A movie’s plot twist could be shocking to some. Touching a live wire could result in a shock. You may be in shock as a result of the death of a loved one or as a result of trauma. Shock, in my opinion, is a terrifying term that predicts poor outcomes despite our best medical efforts.

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Is your first aid kit outdated? – Here’s what you need to know!

is your first aid kit outdated – here’s what you need to know!

If you assembled a trauma medical kit or individual first aid kit five to seven years ago, your equipment might need to be updated. Whether you started with a simple first aid kit or you made your own by handpicking the items inside, you should go over the contents now because even medical supplies have a shelf life.

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How to Relieve Airway Obstructions When You’re Choking

how to relieve airway obstructions when you're choking

How many times have you swallowed a piece of food that was too big and started panicking that it won’t go down? While you may have been lucky and eventually managed to swallow that piece of food, others weren’t as lucky.

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How To Diagnose Appendicitis

how to diagonze appendicitis

Appendicitis is one of the most common surgical emergencies, and it is one of the most common causes of abdominal pain. In the United States, 250,000 cases of appendicitis are reported annually, representing 1 million patient-days of admission.

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Vital Signs Proper Reading To Save A Life (2020 Guide)

Vital Signs Proper Reading To Save A Life

Reading the vital signs of a patient is the first proper step you can make to ensure adequate medical assistance is provided. In today’s article, we will discuss the vital signs, how to read them, and what information they can provide, to help us better treat a patient.

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Putting Together a Mountain Medical Kit

Building a Mountain Medical Kit

The bone protruding from the young man’s moist red jeans pulled the student’s blood to her feet. Her face became as pale as that of the victim lying on the ground. Unknown to the student, the “victim” was an artistic creation for the purpose of showing wilderness survival students how to react to medical emergencies in the wilderness.

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