One of the things I worry about when hiking. If i get bit i’m for the most part screwed. The link below has some really good info on what to do. What to do when a snake bites you on a remote trail
Tips and tricks to dealing with sickness or injury.
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INSTALL A BLACKLIGHT FILTER ON YOUR SMARTPHONE CAMERA FOR 3 CENTS
I saw this on the web this morning and I cant wait to try it out. “A Wood’s lamp [UV emitting light source, UT] is a diagnostic tool used in dermatology by which ultraviolet light is shone (at a wavelength of approximately 365 nanometers) onto the skin of the patient; a technician then observes any subsequent fluorescence. For example, porphyrins—associated with some skin diseases—will fluoresce pink. Though the technique for…
Fish Antibiotics for preppers
The first thing you have to learn is to identify or “best guess” the infections, and decide if it is gram positive or negative. Misuse of antibiotics is a real concern to me, as people are still self-diagnosing and taking them for viruses, or taking leftover antibiotics from past infections or from other people. They don’t realize (or care) that their misuse causes drug resistance that affects everyone. The…
Highly Effective Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home
We use an Aloe plant for burns etc. I’ve read that freshly peeled potato skins are great for burns and preventing infection too. After a long day of arc welding I use to squeeze the juice from Potato skins in my eyes to heal the Ultraviolet flash burns. one time, I was burned by cooking grease , I went to the pharmacy with a huge blister on my hand and…
Monitoring local Radiation Levels online
Now you can track radiation dangers online and in real time. below are 2 links to webpages that report local and nationwide radiation levels. http://www.blackcatsystems.com/RadMap/map.html http://www.radiationnetwork.com/
How to properly take latex gloves off without infecting yourself
How to properly take latex gloves off without infecting yourself. This is how people are taught in first responder and blood borne pathogens classes.
Improvised chest seal Occlusive Dressing
From the description: “In an emergency an improvised Occlusive Dressing can be a life saver. It’s best to have a real one in your kit. they run about 25 bucks. and you could easily make out of plastic and tape. But I carry this and a cheap extra. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Disclamer: I am not healthcare practitioner or provider. To the extent that any information is provided through this video, it is…
A new Antihistamine I will be carrying with me.
Is if some info I found out and may work for me. You should ask your doctor about such things. This is not medical advice in any way! Consult a doctor if you have a medical concern or question.
Protecting yourself from ebola
The most important part of the video is the fact that if it goes air born N95 mask will not be good enough. http://youtu.be/s5D0HV0H4Dw Protecting yourself from ebola This is what we know at this time. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en/ http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/
DIY Electrolyte replacement /Oral Rehydration Solution
do it yourself from a homemade electrolyte replacement slash sports drink. / Oral Rehydration Solution. Here are some other formulas to try. This set of recipes is from Rehydration Project, a group that is dedicated to ending diarrhea around the world. Make a drink with 1 L of water, or 5 cups, 6 tsp. sugar and 1/2 tsp. salt. For a second version, use 1 L water, 1/4 tsp. salt,…