Category Archive: Medical

Are Expired EpiPens Safe for SHTF Use?

Are Expired EpiPens Safe for SHTF Use? Who can forget when  EpiPens rose in price to a cost that is too often too high for many people who need them? To need one and not have one is a terrifying thought. Since they do come with an expiration date and a high cost, how does …

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Using Sulfa as a Survival Antibiotic

Using Sulfa as a Survival Antibiotic It used to be a question asked a lot on all the preparedness sites ” What do we do about antibiotics for the injured and sick when there may not be legitimate medical resources?” Then we learned that fish antibiotics which can be purchased without a prescription are very …

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Natural Substances You Should Have as a Nuclear Fallout Precaution

Natural Substances You Should Have as a Nuclear Fallout Precaution In today’s political climate the possibility of your being affected by nuclear fallout from a nuclear blast or fall out from a nuclear plant leakage is a very real possibility. We could avoid the subject because we don’t want to appear as fear mongering but …

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Set up a Post SHTF Hospital Tent

Set up a Post SHTF Hospital Tent The possibility of a pandemic is very real in today’s world. People travel further and faster than ever before and along with them viruses and germs. An illness in Africa can be in both the USA and Canada with in a day! Especially as you are usually the …

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Guide to Using Super Glue for Closing Wounds

Guide to Using Super Glue for Closing Wounds Sometimes the most is learned and gained from our mistakes. This is one of those products. The original intent in development of the product wasn’t as a glue at all. But the failed product was too sticky for its purposes. This unintended side effect is what has …

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Using an AED and Giving CPR

Using an AED and Giving CPR This is subject matter literally near and dear to my heart. I am a heart attack survivor. My odds of surviving my particular situation more than 5 days were only 5% and after that surviving 2 years only 15%. I am pushing my third year of survival. I tell …

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Treating Dysentery

Treating Dysentery You don’t hear much about dysentery too often in the western world anymore. Hygiene practices, cooking procedures, and appropriate medical care have prevented major outbreaks in this part of the world. However, during a time of crisis and chaos it kills more people than do bullets and bombs. If you should become infected …

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Duct Tape Field Stretcher

Duct Tape Field Stretcher Camping, hiking, or bugging out Duct tape should definitely be part of any prepared take away bag! It has so many emergency uses that I couldn’t begin to count them all. One thing though I had never considered making a field stretcher from duct tape. If you are out in rough …

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In Field Wound Care The 6 Hour Rule

In Field Wound Care The 6 Hour Rule Accidents happen. Doesn’t matter if you are in the process of bugging out due to an urgent SHTF scenario or enjoying the day in your own back yard. You or someone with you can suffer a serious wound in a matter of seconds. How you handle the …

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Use Birch Oil to Fight Arthritis, Muscle and Joint Pain

Use Birch Oil to Fight Arthritis, Muscle and Joint Pain As we age we all develop those little aches and pains which we know will in all likelihood will only increase. One method of easing some of the discomfort is birch oil! This tree has a lot of healing and pain relieving properties. Never replace …

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