‘Mass Casualties’ Category

Mass Casualty Triage Basics

Given the horrific events surrounding the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK, we have come to realize that we may never be safe… 0

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Survival Medicine Hour: John Steinbaugh of Xstat, Wound Packing, Obesity

In this episode of The Survival Medicine Hour with Joe Alton, MD and Amy Alton, ARNP, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, we… 0

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How To Pack A Bleeding Wound

The failure to control hemorrhage is a common cause of death in trauma situations. With the increased number of active shooter events in… 0

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Survival Medicine Hour: Sulfa Drugs, Uva Ursi, Quicklime, More

  In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Joe Alton, MD (Dr. Bones) and Amy Alton, ARNP (Nurse Amy) examine Sulfa drug… 0

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Survival Medicine Hour: Disaster Deaths, Antibiotics, XStat, More

In this episode of The Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss an antibiotic called Clavamox… 0

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The Vehicle as Terror Weapon

  In these days of Pokemon Go and other smartphone distractions, you’re seeing more and more people oblivious of their surroundings. In the… 0

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Survival Medicine Hour: Blood Clotters, Wound Closure, More

In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy discuss improvised tourniquets and some… 0

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Wildfire Preparedness and Our Gatlinburg Home

It’s been a very busy year for firefighters, with heat waves, drought, and human malice or carelessness causing large areas to burn from… 0

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Lessons That Could Save Your Life in a Terror Event

I’ve written quite a bit lately about shooting and terror events, but recent events highlight the fact that gun violence isn’t the only… 0

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Video: The OODA Loop of Situational Awareness

In this companion video to a previous article, Joe Alton, MD, aka Dr. Bones, discusses a fighter pilot strategy that might save your… 0

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