Category Archive: Medical

Safety First Aid For Preppers

Safety First Aid For Preppers What is the best emergency first aid survival kit a UK prepper can have that will ensure essential safety first aid can be given to either yourself or any other injured person.The best safety first aid kit cannot be just thrown together.It must be thought out to ensure emergency first …

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Over The Counter Essential Preppers Medicines

Over The Counter Essential Preppers Medicines In a SHTF situation my first response would be to ram raid the nearest chemists…! Without some of the simplest medication in your stockpile you are reducing your chances of survival by a huge amount.So ask yourself: is it really worth stockpiling over-the-counter (OTC) drugs?My answer to that is …

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Go Kit Essentials | Guest Post

Go-to kit essentialsWhen it comes to the basics of a plan for all scenarios there are a few standard bits of kit worth adding:An interesting guest article by: Adam RetterI have been thinking recently: “what everyday and overlooked items are multi use whilst giving most bang for the buck?”It led me to remembering my younger bushcraft …

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Ebola Children’s safety equipment and protective clothing

 Children’s safety equipment and protective clothing  – to protect against Ebola As with any viral outbreak that has the potential to mutate into an epidemic, it is essential to be prepared with the necessary protective safety wear that gives a level of defence against the virus. One of the most common mistakes you can make …

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Signs and Symptoms of Ebola The Ebola Disease Virus

Signs and Symptoms of Ebola There is currently no vaccine or know cure for the Ebola Disease Virus. Symptoms of Ebola include Fever (greater than 38.6°C or 101.5°F) Severe headache Muscle pain Weakness Diarrhea Vomiting Abdominal (stomach) pain Unexplained hemorrhage (bleeding or bruising) Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to …

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Epidemic Protective Clothing and Equipment

Epidemic Protective Clothing and Equipment Whenever there is any sort of viral outbreak or potential epidemic, you will always see rescue and medical personnel wearing protective clothing. Specific epidemic protective clothing and equipment is essential for both the medical teams and the victims themselves. Most viruses can be very quickly identified and their severity categorized …

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What is an epidemic

How to Prepare for and Survive an Epidemic  What is an epidemic? An epidemic occurs when there are new cases of a certain disease among a given human population during a given period, and that disease substantially exceeds what is expected, based on recent experiences. It is not to be confused with an “outbreak” which …

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