Posts Tagged : collapse medicine

Influenza, Part 2: Immunity

This is part 2 of an ongoing series on influenza. For part 1, click this link: http://www.doomandbloom.net/influenza-part-1/ Infectious Disease and Immunity To lower the risk of contracting infectious disease, it pays to understand the concept of “immunity”.  Immunity refers to the ability of an individual to resist a particular infection

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Heart Disease in Survival

  Unlike most doctors, I don’t spend a great deal of time discussing coronary artery disease, even though it is one of the leading causes of death in today’s society.  Why? Simple. It will be difficult in a collapse to do very much about heart attacks, due to the loss

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Natural Anti-Fungal Treatments

Joseph Alton M.D., aka Dr. Bones, wrote an article recently reviewing Athlete’s foot (and Jock itch), which provided some excellent tips for prevention and treatment options. I wanted to add some additional information with regard to general antifungal treatments focused on natural and herbal treatments that may be useful. In

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Emergency Medicine Vs. Survival Medicine

Standard emergency medicine strategies are intended to aid you in managing situations where the incident did not occur within easy reach of a hospital . Certainly, modern medical care on an ocean voyage or wilderness hike is not readily available; even trips to the cities of underdeveloped countries may fit

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Collapsed Veins in a Collapse

Varicose veins are dilated blood vessels, usually in the legs, which have lost tone in the valves that control blood flow.  This swelling of the vascular structures occurs in about 15% of the population, and becomes more common with age (50% over age 50).  Women are several times more likely

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Survival Patient Transport

      As I have mentioned in the past, the main goal of a medic in most scenarios is to transfer the injured or ill person to a modern medical facility.  These facilities, as you might imagine, will be non-existent in long-term collapse scenarios.  One of the major decisions

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How To Staple Skin With Dr. Bones video

Here’s our latest video on how to staple skin on a pig’s foot:     Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy

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Doom and Bloom(tm) Hour #30 July 14, 2012 Wound Care and Closure Methods, EMPs, Vinegar Uses

    Hey Preppers, Tonight on the Doom and Bloom(tm) Hour, July 14, 2012, Nurse Amy and Dr. Bones will discuss wound care and closure methods, EMPs, and the multiple uses for vinegar. They will also continue their series on medical supply storage items and what you should have on

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting…A Collapse!

    (Here’s an article we wrote that was recently posted by our friends at Ready Nutrition, but is making its first appearance here) Hey Self-Reliants,   As a retired physician and nurse team whose entire focus is figuring out strategies for survival situations, we are often asked what medical issues

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Doom and Bloom(tm) Hour June 30,2012 Wildfire Safety, The Next Pandemic, Medical Supply List

  Hey Prepper Nation,   Tonight on the Doom and Bloom(tm) Hour, June 30, 2012 at 9pm EST, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy will discuss wildfire safety measures, and the recent tuberculosis and plague outbreaks. We will also continue our medical supply list review and explain the uses for each

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