Exc. inf. One must have training to do some extensive
medical care. American Red Cross offers some good courses. usually local ambulance squads do also.
Its important to have two people in a group learn these skills in case one gets hurt etc. If things get this intense many people will die. Arlene
i carry 4 CAT’s in my Blow Out Kit. You have four limbs that could require a tie off, think IED, pipe bomb, severe auto accident. For gun shot, you need a possible dressing/chest seal for the exit wound site and a large stomach dressing incase of shotgun blast.
I wonder if anyone has any detailed information on treating gunshot wounds where there is no hospital, doctor, etc. I know that they had common knowledge in the “Old West”, but what information is available today to help out for the long term in a “really bad environment”?
It’s legal in Russia, Mexico, and a few other countries, but still awaiting FDA approval. Whether it can be purchased, whether clandestinely or for “research purposes”, I don’t know, but it could be an invaluable option.
This is a great book to get from Amazon. I am a nurse and recommend it highly. It is written by a doctor and a nurse. It has very useful information in it that is easy to understand. My husband, who is not in the medical field really likes this book and has learned a lot from it. One of the best books that you can invest in.
The Survival Medicine Handbook: A Guide for When Help is Not on the Way