Survival Medicine Hour: Which Antibiotics, “The Unraveling”, more

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Survival Group Medicine Handbook guru Charley Hogwood comes to the show to talk about his post-apocalyptic fiction novel “The Unraveling“, an awesome start to a great series that will give you chills and thrills! Listen to how a fiction writer thinks to put together a great read.

Also: One of the most frequent questions I receive from readers, listeners, and viewers is which antibiotics to have on hand in survival settings. I have received a flurry of these lately in response to our new book “Alton’s Antibiotics and Infectious Disease”: The Layman’s Guide To Available Antibacterials in Austere Settings. In the book, I discuss, well, antibiotics and infectious disease: The infections to be expected in those knocked off the gird and the antibiotics obtainable by the average citizen that help prevent otherwise avoidable deaths.

(NOTE: I don’t sell antibiotics nor own any part of a company that does.)

Certainly, it would be great if you had the financial resources to have all of the medications we talk about in Alton’s Antibiotics and Infectious Disease, but that’s beyond the means of almost everyone. You’ll probably need to pick a limited number to stockpile, but which? Chances are, if you lined up 10 doctors, you’d get 10 different answers.

Your choices would depend on the infections you’re most likely to encounter. Is it wound infections you’re concerned about, or intestinal infections like dysentery or cholera? Does someone in your group have a medical condition that makes them prone to a certain infection? Certainly, one drug doesn’t cure all. Dr. Alton gives you his opinion on what would be good choices for the average family.

Charley Hogwood


All this and more on the latest Survival Medicine Hour with Joe and Amy Alton!

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Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad.

Joe and Amy Alton

Amy and Joe Alton

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