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Survival kit-and suturing

Started this discussion. Last reply by John A. Feb 21, 2013. 18 Replies

I'm putting together a little bug-out kit...part survival, part medical/first aid.I'm probably going to get a couple of sutures/needles/needle holder.  I think.Any docs/nurses/paramedics care to…Continue

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John A. replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"As clearly mentioned in what I said "it's great for small stuff", is exactly what was mentioned.  If your intestines are laying in your lap, I believe your problems are more pronounced than trying to decide what to suture it up…"
Feb 21, 2013
Sean O' replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"I feel there is a definite difference between wilderness/survival medicine and clinical medicine. I actually have a lot more experience working in wilderness/austere environments than clinical environments, but can negotiate both when I need to. The…"
Feb 20, 2013
rowdy replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"Ah I'm sorry I thought you meant IVs in general during an emergency situation. I tend to agree with cleaning a wound with soap and water is all you need provided you have enough clean water on hand during your hypothetical prolonged survival…"
Feb 20, 2013
Sean O' replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"Yup. I have been trained in surgery, anesthesia, and taught tactical medicine in at least 3 different countries not including the U.S. and am very familiar with IV's, sutures, tourniquets, etc. For hypovolemia (most likely what we are talking…"
Feb 20, 2013
rowdy replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"Superglue is not intended as a means to seal a wound, just because you medic thought it was a good idea doesn't make it right. Superglue isn't used in medical applications, there is medical glue but regardless if the wound requires…"
Feb 20, 2013
John A. replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"I've patched myself up many times in the field with super glue and carried it in my hit kit. Our medic carried super glue. So no, it's not a ridiculous idea. It's actually great for small stuff."
Feb 20, 2013
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Paul_of_TX replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"A guy removes a huge nail from a wooden bridge to repair his stove while on a recreation hike? Not sure I would waste any of my medical supplies on such an individual. One nail probably will never be missed for a wooden bridge but still it's…"
Feb 20, 2013
Joseph replied to Beowulf87's discussion Knife Sharpening
"Back to the top. I have been sharpening carbon steel knives and tools for decades. I have a set of oilstones and generally know how to use them. My problems is with stainless steel knives; they are a LOT harder to sharpen that carbon steel. Can…"
Feb 20, 2013
Joseph replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"Years ago I was hiking in Shenandoah with a couple of friends. We were maybe a day from a trailhead.  One guy needed to fix his stove and was attempting to remove a large spike nail from a wooden bridge to use as a wrench.  He was using…"
Feb 20, 2013
Sean O' replied to Joseph's discussion Survival kit-and suturing
"This depends. Tourniquets are used to control a life threatening bleed. Dressings and bandages are used for smaller/slower bleeds. Eviscerations should be moistened and covered in plastic to prevent the wound from drying out, then secured with…"
Feb 19, 2013

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