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Survival Medicine 101

July 18, 2016 Dan Stevens 6

by Daniel Skipper It has been two weeks since you bugged out and everything was going good, or as well as you could have hoped given the situation, until you found yourself so sick you […]

Allergy or Side Effect?

December 11, 2015 Rourke 4

This post was originally published HERE on   A medical caregiver has many responsibilities in a disaster. Everyone knows that their duty is to deal with injuries and illness, but few are aware of […]

Medical Week: Azithromycin

July 5, 2015 Rourke 2

This article originally appeared over at and can be seen HERE.   In a survival setting, I’ve often discussed the importance of having a way to prevent and treat infections that are often easy […]

….On practical IFAKs

January 5, 2015 Rourke 5

  There is a dearth of useful information out there on practical useful IFAKs(Individual First Aid Kit). Most of what is offered amount to a “Boo-Boo” kit. They do not remotely address the most common […]

Wound Infections

September 9, 2014 Rourke 1

The following post comes courtesy of It can be sen in its original format HERE. – Rourke   As a physician, I have on occasion dealt with infected wounds, sometimes from injury and also after surgical […]

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How to make injectable Lidocaine HCL

August 27, 2014 Rourke 10

The following post was previously published here on MSO – it can be seen in its original format HERE.   by RalphP Almost every other prepper / survivalist that I’ve met shares a similar “hope for […]

Help for minor burns

July 29, 2014 Rourke 4

Several years ago I worked for a metal plating business and worked around soldering irons. It was a frequent occurrence that workers – including myself – would get burns on our fingers and hands. As […]

5 Medical Tips When You’re Off the Map

April 19, 2014 Rourke 5

Many people who are well prepared in other ways overlook the importance of being able to handle a medical emergency when venturing off the beaten path. Remote areas, especially mountainous ones, can present a challenge. […]

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Wilderness Treatments for Burns

April 3, 2014 Rourke 8

By Rose Cceberio, RN, BSN  Today, if one is out and about camping, hiking, or on a dry run or for real “Bug Out” route, one can encounter a few things alone the wilderness path […]

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Dr. Allen shares his thoughts…………

March 11, 2014 Rourke 8

The following comes from a comment posted by Dr. Allen in response to a recent post – Survivalist First Aid Kits: What Do I Need? I appreciate Dr. Allen’s willingness to share his thoughts and expertise. […]

VIDEO: Top 5 Antibiotics for SHTF Storage

March 5, 2014 Rourke 10

I have posted this video previously  – quite a while ago. Antibiotics are something that I have been stocking up recently. My main source has been They seem to have very good prices and super […]

Oral Health and Baking Soda

February 2, 2014 Rourke 6

This post was originally published over at It can be seen HERE in its original format.   By Beverly Sandlin, Baking soda is a saliva buffer and neutralizes plaque acids, remember that it has […]

Candida Yeast Infections

November 30, 2013 Rourke 6

 The following is a guest post entry into our Survival & Preparedness Writing Contest.   Candida Yeast Infections by servantheart The subject ain’t pretty…but you need to know this! Skin fungus. We’d like to think we’d […]