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How to Carry an Injured Person

How to Carry an Injured Person

There are many situations in survival, or even life in general, in which you might have to carry an injured person. Ambulances are simply not always going to be able to arrive right when and where you need them to, and you might find yourself at some point faced with the task of having to transport an injured or sick person for a bit of a distance. There are a few basic rules to learn if you want to do this effectively, and properly. First of all, you want to make sure that it is, in fact, your only option. […]

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Treating a Broken Bone in the Wilderness

Treating a Broken Bone in the Wilderness

Injuries in the wilderness can turn a hike or a camping trip into a fight for your life instantly.  The pain alone can immobilize you, leaving you stranded.  The risk for infection is high if the fracture has punctured the skin.  A broken bone can even severe an artery and cause massive bleeding which could kill you in seconds.  Knowing how to treat a fracture can help get you mobile again, and on your way to medical treatment.   Setting the Bone After you have determined that there is a fracture, you will need to set the bone.  While the process […]

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