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 […]

8 Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

October 27, 2015 Rourke 5

Most all of us have a bottle – or twelve – of hydrogen peroxide put back. Did you know that its uses are more than just wound disinfection? Hydrogen peroxide actually has a multitude of […]

Dr. Bones on……New Evidence on Expiration Dates

July 10, 2015 Rourke 2

This article originally appeared at The information is extremely relevant to all of Rourke’s Patriots for consideration in their preparations.  – Rourke   Over the years, I have expressed my opinions on the bogus nature […]


Rourke’s Weekly Recommendations

July 8, 2015 Rourke 7

Every week I throw out a few recommendations on things such as movies, books, knives, flashlights – all kinds of stuff. Some of these are not related to preparedness whatsoever – rather, just stuff I […]

Using Antibiotics Wisely

May 19, 2015 Rourke 0

Rourke: This post was originally published HERE over at   Antibiotics are essential tools for success in long-term survival, but the government, the food industry, and some physicians and patients are fostering widespread resistance […]

….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 […]

Ebola: The Year of Living Dangerously

October 10, 2014 Rourke 3

By Joe Alton, M.D – Contributing Editor, ModernSurvivalOnline When I first wrote about Ebola early this year, I was hoping that it wouldn’t be a news item 6 months later. In my March 2014 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Exercise and health….recommitted

July 27, 2013 Rourke 1

A while back I talked about fitness, nutrition, and preparedness. Far too often people – even me sometimes – do an awful lot of talking and planning and not enough doing. Fitness is something that […]

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How to make injectable Lidocaine HCL

March 13, 2013 Rourke 35

How to make injectable Lidocaine HCL by RalphP   Almost every other prepper / survivalist that I’ve met shares a similar “hope for the best, but prepare for the worst” philosophy about life.  If this pretty […]