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In an emergency, you may very well have to administer first aid to others and to yourself. It may be a matter of life and death. Rapid loss of blood from a severed artery is fatal if the bleeding is not stopped within seconds in some cases. Having the right bandages and the … [Read more...] about Israeli Bandage and the CAT Tourniquet Why They Should Be In Your Medical Kit
In modern society we seldom think about our proximity to professional help. Even in extreme cases, help is near at hand. Imagine a worst case scenario, a hiker, miles from the nearest electrical outlet, slips and breaks his leg. Modern technology can summon help in an instant. … [Read more...] about How to Set a Broken Bone or Treat a Dislocated Joint
First, ask yourself, do you have basic first aid skills, first aid supplies and a willingness to render aid to someone who is injured. If you simply have no skills at all, or fear to give aid, but want to learn to overcome your fear or reluctance then it is important that you … [Read more...] about Administering First Aid: Do You Have Basic First Aid Skills
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