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Custom First Aid/Medical Kits vs Pre-Made Kits

Custom First aid Kits

So now it’s time for you to go out and put together your medical kit.  I’m sure you’ve looked around at Walmart or other stores at the pre-made medical kits that they have for sale and were debating if you should purchase one or not.  While they aren’t all that expensive and usually come in a neat carrying bag or container of some sort you need to think to yourself “Does this kit really contain …

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Tree Sap: A Natural Wound Closure

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What do you do if you’re in the woods and you have no bandages and need to close up a gash or small wound? Use tree sap!  Yes, I know it will make a sticky mess but this method has been used by many people in the past and works very well.  My father told me about several stories when he and his co-workers were working in the woods cutting logs (they used to drive …

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Treating Broken Bones In The Wilderness

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You’re hiking down a particularly steep talus field in a remote mountainous area. You take a step forward and suddenly the ground gives out beneath you. A jettison of loose rock spirals out from under your feet and you fall and begin sliding down the slope. In an instance your descent is halted and your foot slams into a boulder as another rock careens from above and makes impact with your ankle. You hear a …

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