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by IANMCDEVITT
Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: C-TECC
Replies: 14
Views: 1080

Re: C-TECC

Jorian, are you kidding me ? It took all those guys to figure that out ? Basically what the Civilian Tactical Paramedic's that have their heads out of their asses have been teaching all along ?!?.........................Holly God, leave it up to beaurocracy..........They could have saved themselves ...
by IANMCDEVITT
Sun Oct 09, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Wound irrigation solution recommendations sought
Replies: 27
Views: 2510

Re: Wound irrigation solution recommendations sought

You don't need the sutures Brother....Pack extra BLS supplies instead. Do frequent dressing changes. Research and practice dressing changes as aseptically as possible. Recognize the signs of infection...........You'll do great with those skills.
by IANMCDEVITT
Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: New TQ based on Zip Ties
Replies: 20
Views: 3035

Re: New TQ based on Zip Ties

WHAT"S UP DUDE ?!?!? I'm leaving again in two weeks......but good to "see" you.
by IANMCDEVITT
Sun Oct 09, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Wound irrigation solution recommendations sought
Replies: 27
Views: 2510

Re: Wound irrigation solution recommendations sought

Relax dude, you don't have to apoligize for a rant. You are absolutely, ABOLUTELY right, I don't work with people that would xpect or demand evac for a superficial lac..........Thank God.
by IANMCDEVITT
Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: nasopharyngeal airway, chest seal, celox applicator
Replies: 28
Views: 2135

Re: nasopharyngeal airway, chest seal, celox applicator

The Hemostatics are classified as medical devices not medications so they are out there, they sell QuickClot sport at Cabela's so you will see them as a first responder. Your more than likely to see them used incorrectly. The reason you don't see them on Medic and BLS units is that Traditional EMS b...
by IANMCDEVITT
Sun Oct 09, 2011 7:09 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Wound irrigation solution recommendations sought
Replies: 27
Views: 2510

Re: Wound irrigation solution recommendations sought

Generally, I don't as a rule close anything. We don't close a wound just to close it, it's bad freakin' Ju-Ju. Especially if your gonna be away from any type of definitive care for a length of time. The rule we use is it's gotta heal from the inside out to be safest. In our situations, a scar is the...
by IANMCDEVITT
Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Wound irrigation solution recommendations sought
Replies: 27
Views: 2510

Re: Wound irrigation solution recommendations sought

Nomad Medic, can you tell me the situations in which you cleaned and closed wounds? In a pre-hospital environment ?
by IANMCDEVITT
Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:34 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: Fair price for this "trauma" kit?
Replies: 8
Views: 707

Re: Fair price for this "trauma" kit?

25 bucks. Depends on the quality of the MOLLE pouch.
by IANMCDEVITT
Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: nasopharyngeal airway, chest seal, celox applicator
Replies: 28
Views: 2135

Re: nasopharyngeal airway, chest seal, celox applicator

All real good advice............Check with your local FD for some free training (you will have to trade time). Also, there will be a book out in December through Amazon E-books, it's called "Ronin Medic" and it'll cover the various hemostatics in a who,what,why,when,where format.
by IANMCDEVITT
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: First Aid
Topic: New TQ based on Zip Ties
Replies: 20
Views: 3035

Re: New TQ based on Zip Ties

wow................good to be back, good to be back..........now to that TQ. I think it's a little thin.......and I don't like the fact you can't move it easier to re-adjust if you have to, but, I have never used it so we will have to see. We will see.....I see that since I've been away, AJ has beco...

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