Recently, Dr. Alton was asked to write an article on tourniquets for the highly[...]
Do Churches Need "Safety Ministries"?
(This is a topic I've written about before, but bears [...]
Survival Medicine Podcast: New Format!
Get your casualty to cover asap!
After a brief hiatus,[...]
Total blood volume absorbed by a light tampon. Super-absorbent: maybe three [...]
Just back from a trip to the United Kingdom, Amy Alton ARNP and Joe Alton MD discuss some topics [...]
Last year, Amy Alton ARNP (aka Nurse Amy) stepped in front of the camera to demonstrate the proper [...]
RE-THINKING SCHOOL SAFETY
A high school in Sante Fe, Texas was the scene of a mass murder recently,[...]
WHAT IS COURAGE?
In the Parkland high school shooting in South Florida, just a few miles from my [...]
6 Ways to Curb Active Shooters Attacks
Can we end active shooter events?
The recent shootings [...]
Why Do Active Shooters "Succeed"?
You might associate armed attacks with wars or survival [...]
Joe and Amy Alton are concerned about natural disasters, but man-made mass casualties can be [...]
Can Churches Be Made Safe Again?
(Update: Since the writing of this article, there was a horrific [...]
The Special Operations Forces Tactical Tourniquet (SOFT-T) is one of the most [...]
Video: 10 Critical Principles of Tourniquet Use
In this video, Nurse Amy steps in front of the [...]
Video: Making Dakin's Solution, Pt. 2
In this video (part 2 of 2), Amy Alton ARNP, aka Nurse Amy, [...]
American Survival Hour #340
In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy [...]
To Close or Not to Close a Wound?
When a laceration occurs, our body’s natural armor is breached [...]
Packing a Bleeding Wound
In this episode of The Survival Medicine Hour with Joe Alton, MD and Amy [...]
Legal Self Defense (pictured: Amy's Gunshot Kit)
Survival Medicine Hour, September 23, 2016, with[...]
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It's pretty clear in these uncertain times that there's a New Normal out [...]
As a physician, my focus is how to heal wounds rather than how to cause wounds. A terrorist, [...]
Active Shooters: What to Do
In the sad aftermath of the Orlando shootings that killed or injured [...]
Would you be able to stop severe hemorrhage in the aftermath of a terror attack? In Amy Alton, [...]
Jackie Clay and Amy Alton at the Self-Reliance Expo
In part 2 of a series on hemorrhagic wounds [...]
Given the spate of bombings and shootings throughout the world, most recently in Brussels but also[...]
In her latest video, Nurse Amy shows off her recently designed Bleeding Control Kit for active [...]
Joe Alton, MD's YouTube series on mass casualty triage ends with a review of the victims he posted [...]
In this part of Joe Alton, MD's series on Mass Casualty triage, Dr. Bones discusses the RPMs of [...]
Would you have the materials and knowledge to stop heavy bleeding if you were [...]
Covert body armor can be worn under clothes
(DR BONES SAYS: From time to time, we post articles [...]
In Joe Alton, MD's latest video, he examines the issue of providing medical care in hostile [...]
In these dangerous times, any trip to the mall (or anywhere there are crowds) could be a ticket to [...]
It’s hard to read the news without seeing reports of the latest shooting by terrorists or the [...]
There are many ways to skin a cat, but how many ways are there to close a cat’s skin? Pretty much,[...]
What if you were the medic in a long-term survival scenario and came upon an injury that won't get [...]
No matter what survival scenario you envision, few come without a real risk of major trauma, and [...]
If you took a first aid course a few years ago, you might have learned all about the dangers of [...]
We are committed to supporting promising writers in the field of survival, and today we publish an [...]
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