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by Mr. Salty
Sun Dec 11, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Realistic Medical Kit
Replies: 30
Views: 5156

Re: Realistic Medical Kit

Thankls for the input! As always, the prtocals of your unit will apply when responding to a disaster situation - I get that. I wanted to get some others take on what they believe should be packed. My personal guess is that BLS care would probably be the only thing you could provide until and unless ...
by Mr. Salty
Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Realistic Medical Kit
Replies: 30
Views: 5156

Re: Realistic Medical Kit

OK, So let me re-phrase. In answer to one post I am comfortable with standard and and a good amount of advanced procedures BUT my guess is in the case of a large earthquake or disaster on the west coast most likely I would be dealing with splinting and bandaging. I might have to start and maintain I...
by Mr. Salty
Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Realistic Medical Kit
Replies: 30
Views: 5156

Realistic Medical Kit

OK. So I have to confess - I love the first aid section! I have gotten a lot of useful tips and suggestions that I will incorporate into my kit. My background is that I am in a medical unit attached to the national guard. I teach the combat lifesaver course and routinely carry a medical pack when we...
by Mr. Salty
Thu Oct 13, 2011 2:14 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Needle Decompression Kit
Replies: 48
Views: 8392

Re: Needle Decompression Kit

midclavicular line, third intercostal space, whaa... MEDIC! That's good! - I like it! :D Listen. in regards to the question posed earlier I wasn't trying to jump on anyone in reference to having these in your kit. I know the types that are always trying to make the point that they are somehow "bett...
by Mr. Salty
Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Needle Decompression Kit
Replies: 48
Views: 8392

Re: Needle Decompression Kit

they quit teaching how to use NDK in the past year or so... I know when I was gearing up to deploy last year that was a big point of contention with some of us who've been in a bit longer compared to the newer kids. I was taught in basic and had a refresher two or three times after that. For whateve...

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