In my opinion, internal bleeding is one of the most frightening injuries you can be inflicted with. Much like cancer, internal bleeding often displays its nastier symptoms a good length of time after it has set in, creating an unfortunate ticking time bomb situation. The most common way to get internal bleeding is obvious – typically you… Read More
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When discussing survival, we often gravitate towards the bad-ass, like which knife to carry or the fashionably practical question of which tactical backpack is best. It’s fun, it’s interesting, no issues with that – so long as we aren’t completely ignoring the negative realities of survival – it’s dirty, it’s messy, and chances are, your bowels… Read More
Often when an accident occurs, any casualties of that accident will have sustained more than one injury. If you’re the type of first aider who feels compelled to actively help during situations like these, once you have assessed the situation and found multiple sustained injuries, first and foremost know that it is completely normal for you to… Read More
If you’ve stuck around this blog for any amount of time, you’ll have noticed that I have reviewed a truckload of knives. As a consequence of this devotion to sharp objects, I very frequently find myself with nicks and cuts of all sizes (curse you assisted openers!). Rather than defaulting to using bandages to seal those cuts, I’ve instead… Read More
While you can have the very best intentions trying to lend a hand by assisting medically with emergencies, being a Good Samaritan unfortunately doesn’t win you enough brownie points to always protect you from the legal pitfalls that can occur because you were just trying to help. It’s unfortunate, that’s for sure, but in this politically correct world… Read More