Tag: first-aid

Survival Medicine Handbook

“There may come a day when emergency personnel may not be available to save your life or that of your loved ones. In this situation YOU will be the end of the line when it comes to the medical well being of your family. Do you have the knowledge and …

First Aid: How To Stop Bleeding

The most common and practical First Aid skill to know is ‘how to stop bleeding‘. Bleeding usually looks worse than it really is. Having said that though, when a large blood vessel is cut or torn, the person can lose a lot of blood within minutes. Here’s how to stop …

Splints

A splint holds and protects a wounded body part from further damage until you get medical help. A splint is a rigid device used to prevent motion of a joint or of the ends of a fractured bone. Splints can be used for many different injuries. Fractures and sprains both …