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Gunshot First Aid Must-Haves (Infographic)

Gunshot First Aid Must-Haves (Infographic)

I wrote an article awhile back on first aid for a gunshot wound. I covered some bare-bones basics, but recently found this great infographic on first-aid must haves for a gunshot wound from ModernSurvival.com. Now, my original article was mostly in the context of waiting for paramedics to arrive, so considering this site is for survival preparedness, it is also going to be important to prepare for treating a gunshot wound if help isn’t going to come. Since we truly don’t know if world war or civil war are a real possibility, treating gunshot wounds in battle is honestly something […]

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Treating a Gunshot Wound Before Help Arrives

Treating a Gunshot Wound Before Help Arrives

There is an adage in the pro-Second Amendment community, “a gun in your hand is better than a cop on the phone.” The reasoning is that no matter how quickly our first responders can reach us in the event of an emergency, if we are being threatened with physical violence, those of us who are armed will always be able to respond quicker than a police officer who will still need to identify and travel to our location. The same is true of course for ambulances. If you or someone you know is injured in a shooting, odds are your […]

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