Easy Survival Medicine HAM Radio DIY Build

HAM Radio Build

Video Post Emergency communications have always been integral to medicine. In this video post we’ll be showing you a quick and easy Survival Medicine HAM radio build. The entire project ran about $270! There are multiple advantages of using a battery charger over a standard power supply. Chargers not only provide a portable “jumper charge” for car batteries, but also […]

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How to Treat Smoke Induced Shortness of Breath in Preppers

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Having an inhaler in your med kit can make all the difference in treating breathing problems inevitable during smoke filled apocalyptic disasters. Our last post discussed treating Sinusitis during these terrible times. Now we’ll extend our discussion to the lungs – and see that an inhaler can be one of the most valuable additions to your medical preps. Smoke inhalation […]

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Treating a Wound but Super Glue Won’t Work? Use a Skin Stapler!

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Skin Staplers Offer a Quick and Easy Alternative to Sutures & Superglue Our superglue instead of stitches post showed you when and when you can’t repair a cut with super glue. For instance, at times glue might get inside the wound and prohibit it from healing. In others, the edges of the laceration might have too much tension on them […]

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15 Minute Easy-to-Use Test for Ebola Cleared by WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the first rapid test for Ebola virus disease today.  “The ReEBOV Antigen Rapid Test Kit (Corgenix Medical Corp) was evaluated under the WHO’s Emergency Assessment and Use, a procedure established to provide minimum quality, safety, and performance assurance for diagnostic products in the context of the Ebola emergency, the WHO explains in a news […]

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Using Your Stethoscope & Medical Devices for Treating Asthma

Allergic Reactions

In this post of our series on how to use your medical devices, we’ll show you how to diagnose and treat Asthma, toxic inhalations, and allergic reactions that can close down a prepper’s airways and cause them to stop breathing. Lining the airways are small hair like structures called cilia.  These microscopic heroes of the war on germs, are continually […]

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Treating Bronchitis & Pneumonia in Preppers: Medical Devices

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How to Use a Stethoscope, Pulse Oximeter and other Medical Devices In this post we’re going to show you how to use your stethoscope, pulse oximeter, peak flow meter and teach you exam techniques so you can diagnose and treat Bronchitis, pneumonia and several other lung conditions that are serious business for preppers. After all, other than trauma, lower respiratory […]

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5 Must Have Medical Devices for Medical Preppers

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Breathing problems and trauma initially kill the most people in a cataclysm. In a previous post on post-apocalyptic smoke, we discussed how calamities fill the air with thick and inescapable particulate matter; choking out those trying to escape. This predisposes preppers to pulmonary infections and toxic poisonings of every sort. But with less than $150, you can fortify your first […]

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Can Preppers Catch Hepatitis THROUGH Their Protective Gloves?

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Preppers have several types of protective gloves to choose from, but some are deceptively dangerous. In this post we’ll discuss those which protect you, and those you must avoid. Problems With Some Protective Gloves Think back to the last people you saw working the drive-thru window at McBurger Barn, or tending the cash register at the neighborhood C-store.  Try to […]

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Treating Runner’s Toe and Staying Alive in 90 Seconds

Throughout the great sword schools of Japan run one common theme:  in combat the first swordsman to stop moving dies. The point being that continual motion is necessary for survival, and hesitation will get you killed. The principle applies equally to preppers. In this post we’ll be discussing the treatment of a disabling injury called runner’s toe. It’s a painful condition […]

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Survival Medicine Guide 2 – Treating Life Threatening Conditions

Learning From the Survivors of World War II   Welcome to Volume 2: How to Treat Life-Threatening Conditions Preppers Get. This page contains the book images & videos in the order they appear in our survival medicine guide. Books Images Digital reading devices often don’t render images for books well. This page contains the images found in our new survival […]

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Top Three Reasons Every Prepper Needs a Cautery Pen!

Battery powered cautery pens are handy $10 to $20 devices that you should consider getting for your medical kit. The most inexpensive places to find these are fishing and sporting goods stores. Where apparently they’re used for fly tying and other hobbies. The closest thing a prepper has to Captain Kirk’s phaser, many people don’t know about their many potential […]

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