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CPR In A Survival Situation By Kyle Williams, RN, CFRN, EMT-P (DR. BONES SAYS: From time to time, we receive submissions from promising writers in the field of medical preparedness. Today, we have a well-reasoned article from Kyle Williams, a certified flight nurse and paramedic, on CPR and its implementation in survival settings.) Articles and [...]
I don’t have to tell you that the loss of modern technology will be a shock to almost everyone in a true grid-down setting. Most will respond will becoming depressed and you, survival medic, will encounter this issue frequently. As a matter of fact, much more frequently than gunfights at the OK corral. Here’s a [...]
In this episode of Doom and Bloom(tm)’s SURVIVAL MEDICINE HOUR, Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones talks about medical issues relating to rodent infestations in good times or bad. Amy Alton, A.R.N.P., aka Nurse Amy continues her series on important supplies for your medical storage, and the hosts talk about the health benefits of cranberries. [...]
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Did you miss having cranberry sauce this Thanksgiving? Well, that’s okay, because there’s always cranberry juice; heck, it might even be part of your trail mix when you go hiking. You might wonder why I, a physician, am interested in your cranberry consumption, but it’s simple: Cranberries are good for you. I guess I really [...]
In previous parts of this series on influenza, we discussed What the flu virus is and how it mutates (Part 1) All about immunity (Part 2) Prevention strategies (Part 3) In this article, we’ll talk about various methods of conventional and natural treatment of your patients with influenza. To review, common signs and symptoms of [...]
In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy welcome back Charley Hogwood, author of MAGS: The People Part of Prepping, to discuss part 2 of forming and managing mutual assistance groups. Dr. Bones discusses heart disease and chest pain in survival situations, and Nurse Amy continues her [...]
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In this latest part of our series on influenza, we will concentrate on ways to prevent the flu. Influenza hospitalizes 200,000 U.S. citizens every year, killing 36,000. As the person medically responsible for your people in a survival scenario, it is your duty to do everything to prevent infectious disease from running rampant among your [...]
In this episode of The Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy interview old friend Charley Hogwood, author of the new and unique book MAGS: The People Part of Prepping. In his book, Charley discusses how to form and manage a mutual assistance group in tough times. He talks about just [...]
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We often write articles on how to treat wounds caused by traumatic force such as bullets or knives, but we have rarely discussed the possible prevention of penetrating trauma by the use of body armor. Although a significant investment, body armor may be an effective strategy in high risk environments where there is civil unrest. [...]
This is part 2 of an ongoing series on influenza. For part 1, click this link: http://www.doomandbloom.net/influenza-part-1/ To lower the risk of contracting infectious disease, it pays to understand the concept of “immunity”. Immunity refers to the ability of an individual to resist a particular infection or toxin. This can refer to resistance of an [...]
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