Treating Broken Ribs Safely – Rib Belts & Survival Medicine

rib fractures

Broken ribs are among the most painful injuries preppers face during disasters. But treating them incorrectly can lead to pneumonia and even death. In this post we’ll show you how to use rib belts safely, and how to watch for the other life-threatening complications of rib fractures. Broken Ribs are No Joke!  The crushing sensation of broken ribs can be […]

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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

bronchitis

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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