Mentioned several times by Ron Davis of EMS Newbie Podcast, the IPOK (Individual Patrol Officer’s Kit) is a kit for dealing with emergency medical situations that involve blood loss.
The Individual Patrol Officer Kit (IPOK®) from North American Rescue is designed to provide personnel with a compact and durable individual hemorrhage control kit to treat bleeding […]
Contagion is a new movie with a high powered cast about the spread of a viral pandemic. It shows the expanding viral epidemic from a number of perspectives and will make any prepper think.
A pandemic is something preppers should be thinking about. In the disaster matrix, it is probably the most devastating thing that is […]
I was going to be a good EMT and not write my first post for the Rabbit Hole about blood and gore, but I couldn’t help myself.
Bleeding to death can kill someone faster than anything else. We talk about 4 minute response times for heart attacks1, but if you have serious bleeding from an artery […]
There are times when you need a stretcher, such as when you need to carry a body (dead or alive) or move a heavy payload. Instead of throwing your back out by carrying the person or items with your bare hands, use a stretcher. A homemade stretcher can be fashioned out of very common items. So whether you are dealing with a medical emergency or just hauling stones, there is an easier way to accomplish the task than doing it by hand. […]