Keeping in mind that I had no medical supplies, not even clean napkins, we used the rag I check my oil with to stop the bleeding. Of course, I couldn’t really help because I had no medical gs. I had no medical gear, and that’s really the point.
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Today, Riley Bowman talks with ConcealedCarry.com’s new Director of Training – Medical, Brian McLaughlin, a former Navy Corpsman, EMT, and ER Tech. Brian is well acquainted with stopping up holes and patching people up having done it on the battlefield in Afghanistan. We talk about medical training, trauma kits, and mindset as it relates to being […]
Walking through the woods one spring afternoon, you turn a bend in the trail and are surprised to see two brown cubs playfully rolling in the grass nearby. You watch, pleased for a moment, until a thought suddenly enters your mind. You freeze. You hear heavy breathing behind you. You’re at home alone finally doing […]
Medical kits are like wet wipes in the woods. They aren’t glamorous, but if you don’t have one when you need it, things can get messy. Since med kits don’t have the same level of “tacticool” that firearms and other accessories have, they often don’t get the attention they deserve. Everyone understands why medical kits […]
If you order this IFAK you can choose from 4 different colors and you can choose which of 4 different Tourniquets you would like included. Remember that having the right gear is important but is only valuable if you have the skills to deploy and use that gear so seek out some good medical training as […]
Riley speaks with Rob Beckman and Bryant Garibay about the importance of first aid skills for self-defense shooters and the process of diagnosing and treating victims while waiting for EMS to arrive.