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Wilderness First Aid

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It’s every nature lover’s worst nightmare: one moment you’re enjoying a long hike or a lengthy hunting trip, and the next the unthinkable happens and you or your companion is dealing with a serious injury. However, preparation is one of the best wilderness first aid skills you can have. Here are a few things to […]

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Understanding Wilderness Medicine as a Career

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While outdoor rescues are commonly reported in the news, very little attention is given to the skills in wilderness medicine that are required in order to make these rescues successful. This oversight is not done out of malice. Rather, because TV news time is limited, only brief overviews of the incidents and relevant facts are […]

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Wilderness First Aid Kits Should Provide Maximum Help

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When heading out for a hike through the wilderness, first aid kits should be examined to make sure they have everything you might need in the wild. Most hikers try to skimp on some items they cram into their backpack to keep the load light, but one of the things that should never be left […]

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First Aid Kit for a Wilderness of Uncertainties

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The great outdoors can be a lot of fun. There are so many different fun activities to do, so it’s impossible to be bored. Yet, being active in the outdoors can also lead to many different types of accidents and injuries that are difficult to anticipate. It is possible to avoid these mishaps by simply […]

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Knowing Wilderness First Aid Can Save Lives In The Wild

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Those planning to spend anytime in the outdoors should consider the needs for safety while hiking on unfamiliar trails. There is a great deal of difference in helping someone with a broken arm or deep cut at home than providing wilderness first aid for all the potential dangers present. Groups planning to head into the […]

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Probable Diseases Brought by Tick Bites

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A tick is a parasitic organism that sucks blood from the host. Its hosts may include humans and some animals. It can create swelling to the skin similar to the mosquitoes when it sucks blood. A horde of ticks can be mostly found in newly-moved grass. Physical contact of the host to the ticks is […]

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The Car Called Spyder and Spyder Survival Guide

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Riding a sport car is what some men have been dreaming of. Having that kind of car can enhance the attitude and confidence of a man. A convertible type of car such as a Spyder is one of the car models that most people describe as cool and chic. A spyder is not just about […]

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Hypothermia Education: Survival in an Extremely Cold Environment

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In an outdoor environment where the weather can get cold or hot, possible things may occur to outdoor people. When the weather is extremely hot, it may not be advisable to exercise under the heat of the sun as this could cause hyperthermia. It can lead a person to death although he who experiences it […]

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Contents of a First Aid Kit

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A first aid kit is a helpful and important item in homes and for outdoor adventures. It contains a set of medical supplies and other items for medical emergency. Homes should have a first aid kit. A homemade kit can contain various medical supplies obtained differently. Although pharmacies or stores offer first-aid kits, they may […]

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Home Made or Retailed Emergency Preparedness Kits?

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You may not give it much weight or importance but preparing or putting up your emergency preparedness kits is the next best thing to survival instincts. Emergency preparedness kits could be yours and your family’s only life line during an emergency or a natural disaster. It is not actually costly and difficult to put up […]

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