Shock is an ever-present and always-looming specter haunting every medical emergency and waiting in the wings to strike. In a long-term emergency or if you find yourself in an outdoor survival scenario, you will be providing your own emergency medical care and need to know the signs and how to treat this possibly life-threatening issue.
This pepper has proven to be so effective because it equalizes the blood pressure and allows cuts—even deep cuts—to clot quickly. As well, it naturally promotes healing in tissues and is a natural pain killer.
Diabetes could be a large concern in the aftermath of a large-scale disaster event; especially if nutritional needs are not met.
Whenever a person has been bitten, there are several important actions that should be taken and in a survival situation, time is of the essence.
In this section of the SHTF trauma care series, he discusses the importance of understanding the basics of bandaging and splinting.
These are some of the medical emergency basics you’ll need for an aid bag for your family/team. We outlined some of the categories of medical training that you will need to cover to well round your abilities.
Medical preparedness is an essential shtf skill to have. In this exclusive Ready Nutrition medical series, we are going to go over some medical basics: some courses you may wish to take and a brief introduction to a primary survey.
The disinfectant qualities of hydrogen peroxide have made it a household staple for many years, and it’s difficult to find a household first-aid kit that doesn’t have a bottle of it. But there are many more uses for this that should be noted.
Cardiac problems are very difficult to deal with, especially in a shtf emergency. That said, there are some ways to prepare for them.