Tag: first aid

Staying Safe From Bees, Wasps, Yellow-Jackets, and Hornets

Although stinging insects are generally more interested in doing their work than fighting, it’s important to know what to do if you encounter a deadly swarm. Simply avoiding bees wasps, yellow-jackets, and hornets is the best option for staying safe, but you should also… Continue Reading “Staying Safe From Bees, Wasps, Yellow-Jackets, and Hornets”

Understanding The Patient Assessment System

Disclaimer: This article is meant to be a study guide and refresher for people that are interested in wilderness medicine. Although it contains life-saving information, it shouldn’t take the place of proper training and certification from an accredited company. To provide proper care to… Continue Reading “Understanding The Patient Assessment System”

How To Survive Heat Related Illness

The human body experiences hyperthermia, or heat-related illness, when it reaches temperatures above 100° F. Taking proper preventative measures is the best way to avoid overheating, but it’s also important to know what to do if you’re in a situation that’s too hot for… Continue Reading “How To Survive Heat Related Illness”