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Posts Tagged : Dr Bones and Nurse Amy

The Medic Under Fire


“I am dying.” This was the tweet posted by Oleysa Zhukovskaya, a 21 year old woman who volunteered to function as a medic during the recent Ukrainian protests. Police snipers were targeting medics (marked with red crosses) and journalists; Zhukovskaya was struck in the neck by a bullet. Seeing this

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Survival Medicine Hour: The Simple Survival Smart Book, and more…


In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Joe Alton, M.D. and Amy Alton, A.R.N.P. (aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy) welcome former Army cavalry scout, military history buff, and author Patrick Shrier of military-history.us, to tell us about his interesting new book “The Simple Survival Smart

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Survival Medicine Hour: New DVD, Avalanche, Medical Training, Peanut Allergies

In this episode of the Doom and Bloom™ Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy  talk about getting medical training inexpensively, peanut allergies, and how to survive an avalanche.  They also share some tips from listeners, as well as introduce their latest DVD, The Guide to Survival Medical Supplies.

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Winter Car Survival Tips

WINTER CAR SURVIVAL TIPS It’s been incredibly frigid in parts of the U.S. and Canada this year, and it’s time to discuss winter car survival. Many deaths from exposure are avoidable if some simple precautions are taken. In other articles we’ve discussed hypothermia, frostbite, falling through the ice, and all

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Ginger and Asthma

GINGER AND ASTHMA In our efforts to find natural remedies to deal with medical issues, we’ve found some new information on the use of Ginger for asthma. Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the airways, causing difficulty in breathing. It often results from an allergic reaction or

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Survival Medicine Hour: Secret Greenhouse of Survival

In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy welcome back Rick Austin, the survivalist gardener, who has just put out his new book “Secret Greenhouse of Survival”.  Nurse Amy conducts an in-depth and entertaining interview with Rick and touches about topics that

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Video By Dr. Bones: Anxiety in Survival Settings

In this video, Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones, talks about how the survival medic will be dealing with anxiety issues much more frequently than gunfights at the OK corral. There are various strategies that you can use to keep people on an even keel in a survival setting.  To

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Rodent Control

RODENT CONTROL In a recent article, we talked about rodent-proofing your home, but what about rodent control once they’re permanent residents? In good times OR bad, rodents in your retreat are bad news due to the various diseases they carry in their urine and droppings.  For more information on these

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What “Organic” Really Means

As crisis medicine professionals, we usually discuss issues like bleeding wounds and broken bones, but preventative measures are the cornerstone to maintaining your family’s health in good times or bad. One of the main ways to be successful in this goal is assuring good nutrition. Therefore, we will devote this

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Video by Dr. Bones: Sprains and Strains

In this video, Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones, discusses sprains and strains, general treatment, and how to tell them apart from fractures without X-rays, CAT scans, MRI’s, etc. Forgive the corny beginnings of his videos, he means well..  All the best of health in good times OR bad….. Amy

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