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Emergency Shelters and Relief Work During Disasters

There are millions of homeless people in this world and the reasons are many including poverty, human clashes, natural disasters etc. It is necessary, to provide these victims of unfortunate events; basic amenities for their survival. Proper care must be taken to see that they do not contact serious or fatal diseases.

LED Torches – Essential Kit for Home, Car and Toolbox

The humble Torch (Flashlight/Flashlamp) is a much overlooked piece of equipment, but is essential in many of our day-to-day activities, and has the potential to be a life saver. Lighter, more compact, longer-lasting and with no power loss, they are a vital utility item in the car and in the home.

Choosing Quality IV Warming Equipment Without Overspending

Administering intravenous fluids is a common practice among all areas of medical care.  Although there are several IV devices for blood and fluid warming, ranging from traditional stationary to battery-powered and portable models, buyers must weigh all aspects of the equipment to maintain a reasonable budget. Blood warmers designed to minimize staff training, maintenance, and investment costs are considered the most practical option to date for the healthcare industry.

How to Start a Fire Without Matches or a Lighter

There are 3 basic things that we humans need to survive: water, food, and shelter. However, depending on climate, we’ll also need clothing and additional warmth – as well as a means to cook food and purify water. This is where the “red flower” comes into play. Having the skills to start a fire without conventional means such as matches and lighters is a must if you hope to survive for any significant length of time in the wilderness.

An IV Warming System That Can Save Military Lives in Battle

Applying liquids intravenously (IV) is a necessary practice of caring for wounded soldiers. But in order for the liquids to have their intended effect, they must circulate through a warming system prior to being administered. Soldiers risk having their injuries further complicated by hypothermia that can result from inserting cold IV infusions.

Warming IV Fluids: Preventing Hypothermia Is a Year Round Obligation

Most of the time, hypothermia is associated with severe exposure to outdoor air, or freezing water temperatures. As a result, IV blood and fluid warmers are widely accepted among the medical community as an effective tool for intravenously treating patients with body temperatures lower than ninety five degrees Fahrenheit.  Although the clear benefits of warming IV fluids to arrest existing hypothermic conditions has evolved as a standard procedure in the emergency room, some medical facilities have failed to utilize this valuable prevention method in other areas of care.

Understanding Fluid Warming Guidelines for Proper Combat Medical Care

IV warmers are used by combat medics to administer blood and medicine to seriously or critically injured troops. Identifying fluid warming guidelines is the most effective way to select medical equipment designed to save lives in extremely sensitive or hostile environments. Tactical Combat Casualty Care and Special Operations Forces Due to an overwhelming amount of loss on the battlefield before hospitalization, resuscitation and hypothermia prevention standards provided by the TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care Curriculum) and SOF (Special Operations Forces) TTPs (Tactical Trauma Protocols) are strictly followed to ensure the safety of military troops, and to preserve the lives…

Improving Ambulance IV Warmers to Give Patients a Fighting Chance

According to The National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, over fifteen percent of patients admitted to hospitals arrive under the care of first responders. Considering EMS (Emergency Medical Service) professionals are required to stabilize and provide intravenous care during the most critical circumstances, one would assume they are equipped with IV blood and fluid warming devices that are fully capable of standing up to the challenge.  Oddly enough, the performance level of most ambulance IV warmers is not even close to the quality of equipment available once a patient arrives at the hospital.

4 Kinds of Survival Gear You Should Invest In

In trying times, the need for survival gear to hedge against the possibility of a worst case scenario doesn’t seem like all that kooky of an idea anymore. Whether it is needed in case of a complete economic collapse, nuclear war, or a man-eating zombie plague, investing in some survival supplies may not be all that bad of an idea.

5 Kinds of Law Enforcement Gear That Regular Citizens Can Use for Protection

Unfortunately, the world isn’t always a friendly place. Like it or not, there are people out there that may want to cause harm to you and your family.

5 Kinds of Military Equipment Useful for Civilians

One thing that collectors and survival experts love to purchase is military equipment. While military gear and gifts can be fun to purchase without any underlying motivation, there are some very good reasons to consider purchasing military goods.

How to Choose The Perfect Survival Knife

A knife is often the single most important piece of survival equipment that someone can have in an emergency situation. Unfortunately, Hollywood and a general lack of knowledge have lead to an overall aura of misinformation when it comes to selecting an appropriate knife.

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