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How To Dress a Wound And Basic First Aid

By LISA

What You Might Not Know About Basic First Aid

When it comes to being prepared, having a broad base of knowledge will help to keep you calm when unexpected things come up,  from water filtration to how to dress a wound and basic first aid. And let’s face it, unexpected things will come up on a daily basis, not only in a SHTF Scenario, But if you have the knowledge of how to handle that particular situation, then it will hopefully not seem as catastrophic.

FIRST AID TRAINING – AN ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL SKILL

Survival_First_Aid_Kit_SHTF_TEOTWAWKI-150x140Based on what happened at the Boston Marathon and Texas Fertilizer Plant, you never know when you may be called upon to administer first aid.  Both are rare occurrences but illustrate the need to know urgent emergency care and how it saves lives.

This article intends to educate you on the value to taking first aid classes.  To do that I will be reviewing the fundamentals of first aid, review a couple first aid treatment modalities you will learn, and direct you toward resources to take first classes and review the levels of training available to you.