Emergency Medical

Friday Gear Report: 10/07/11

October 7, 2011

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 […]

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Contagion, A Prepper’s Movie Review

September 28, 2011

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 […]

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Episode 34: Stayin Alive With Ron Davis

September 12, 2011
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Hosts Aaron and Jonathan are joined once again by Ron Davis of Confessions Of An EMS Newbie Podcast. Ron answers questions about CRP, First Aid, and what actions you need to take in the first few moments of a medical emergency. CRP can mean the difference between life or death. You own it to yourself […]

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All Bleeding Stops Eventually

June 16, 2011

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 […]

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Episode 20: Medical Myths With Ron Davis

June 9, 2011
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Hosts Aaron and Jonathan are joined by Ron Davis host of Confessions of an EMS Newbie Podcast for a discussion on common emergency medical myths. Topics: Hydrogen Peroxide for treating wounds. Butter on burns. Use of Defibrillators. Swallowing your tongue and seizures. Rescue breathing for Heart Attack victims. Tampons for bullet holes. Hollywood style blood […]

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Episode 18: 5 EMS Sayings That Could Save a Life

May 23, 2011
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Hosts Aaron and Jonathan are joined by special guest Ron Davis host of Confessions Of An EMS Newbie Podcast. Ron shares five EMS expressions that will save your life and a slew of good information about Emergency Medicine. Topics: Who is Ron Davis? Saying #1, “If it is wet or sticky and not yours, don’t touch it.” Saying […]

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Homemade Stretchers

February 23, 2011
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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. […]

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