Tag: medical

Ebola: Bad to Worse

A physician treating Ebola patients in the Congo has been brought back to the US for quarantine. But what’s worse is that the government of the Congo is using the outbreak as a political weapon- while publicly denouncing Western intervention.

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Ditch Medicine: Treating Pneumothorax

While a pneumothorax is always best treated by a medical professional, you may not always have that available. The information above should help you to identify a pneumothorax, its type, and offer ideas for initial treatment in a ditch situation.

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Ditch Medicine: Sterilization

Sterilization may be one of the most critical parts of surviving some kind of disaster or other disruption event. It’s important to understand the methods available to you in a primitive situation, and prepare to have what you need on hand.

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