Articles and Comments - First aid, wilderness emergencies and health

First aid rescue and emergency medical procedures. Outdoor activities always entail some risks to your physical integrity. Learn about first aids techniques and suitable behaviour for surviving emergencies and disasters.

Survival Gear In A Piper Cub - The placement of any kind of survival gear in a plane with tandem seats should be considered with more care than in those that have side-by-side seats.

Personal Attention In The Emergency Ward? Not Anymore! - The more you apply force with your hands, the more things will escape thorough your fingers; this is a metaphor of modern medicine indeed.

Tactical Rescue - What makes a tactical rescue different from other sorts of emergency operations?

Preventing dangerous situations (I) - Basic rules for preventive wilderness survival.

Dehydration (I) - Some precautions that you should observe regarding weather during any excursion.

Steps to follow during a wilderness emergency (I) - A set of logically consistent steps for surviving any accident or disaster.

Sugar As A Natural Bactericide - Aside from being a good component of a variety of improvised explosives and an exceedingly good ingredient used to sabotage internal combustion engines, sugar can be used to produce marmalades, sweeten your tea, coffee or mate, to seal things and also help you as a first aid and medical factor.

Primitive Comfort And Privacy - In order to maintain health and hygiene to minimum standards: overcrowding is not good for the health of a whole group, especially while undergoing extenuating situations such as combat, isolation after some natural disaster, while hiding, awaiting rescue and so on.

Skin blisters - Trekking tips: dealing with skin blisters.

How to establish a rescue priority - Help should come first to those who say nothing.

How to avoid accidents while walking - The first rule on how to avoid accidents while walking.

This is the cost of the lack of prudency - A true life example of what can happen when prudency becomes irrelevant in outdoor activities.

Natural Medicine At Work For Good And Evil - Empirical practice does have its merits: natural medicine and many survival medical techniques are based on it.

Summer Heat Increases Likelihood Of Athlete's Foot and Other Fungal Infections (I) - Summer heath and humidity brings excess moisture to our bodies, creating the perfect setting for fungi to grow.

How Ingenuity Saved The Life Of A Pope And The Political Structure Of Europe - For the medieval mind, the fact that the Pope himself could fall victim to God's fury would have been utterly devastating, and it almost happened.

Talking To The Family - International students residing within the framework of a cultural exchange program in another country should talk with both their families.

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