Tag Archives: Medical Devices

Is Fever the Best Antibiotic for a Prepper’s Medical Kit?

Treating Fever

Fever is Natures Oldest Antibiotic I have seen the strangest protocols used in hospitals. One involving medical or health care workers removing the blankets of patents with fever comes to mind. This is ridiculous. Fever is your friend – until it gets to high. It’s natures built-in antibiotic, and the only one likely to be widely available in a global disaster. In […]

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Making Battery Powered Tools Work When Everything Fails

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Recharging Battery Powered Tools and Medical Devices Several hurricanes and brutal storms have demolished American shores in recent years. Each of the disasters followed by exhaustively long power outages; many extending across multiple counties and states. With this in mind, it’s hard to rely solely on electric power, particularly when it comes to the tools and medical devices in your […]

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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

pulse oximeter

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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