Category Archives: Injuries

Injuries, including lacerations, sprains, fractures, head injuries, concussion

Broken Bones, Dementia, and the End of the World – Introduction

Twice so far I’ve ignored this blog for months on end.  Both times were for serious medical problems. There’s nothing like a crisis to interrupt your disaster planning! The first time, in 2010, my son was severely injured in a motorcycle … Continue reading

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How to get your doctor to help you stockpile medicine – Update

Since this information was originally published on in 2010, Obamacare has brought BIG changes to the health care system. None of these changes have made it any easier to stockpile medicines – in fact, quite the reverse is true. Though I … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Suture material – what to get and where

The best suture material I have found that anyone can purchase online is the brand Unify, available through Amazon and elsewhere.  For suturing of skin wounds, the 3-0 and 4-0 Nylon are most useful to have on hand, though having … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Casting material – what to get and where

The best plaster casting material I have found that anyone can purchase online is the brand Gypsona, available through Amazon and elsewhere.  For adult-size arm splints and casts, 3″ plaster rolls are appropriate.  For adult-size leg splints and casts, 4″ rolls … Continue reading

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Survival Medicine 102

SURVIVAL MEDICINE 102 Live Workshop with Doc Cindy Tuition only $350/person (plus $50 material fee) for 3 full days of instruction (9-4:30 daily) with Doc Cindy 2015 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE October 16-18, 2015 in Akron, OH REGISTRATION NOW OPEN – scroll down to … Continue reading

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What a find! Don’t miss this FREE BOOK!

Sound like an advertising blitz? Well, it isn’t. Recently I ordered some books to use in conjunction with my Survival Medicine classes.  Among them is Practical Plastic Surgery for Nonsurgeons by Nadine Semer, MD.  When including her book as a … Continue reading

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Autographed Book and FREE Bonus

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Medical Prepping in Three Months – A guide to safeguarding your family and loved ones – Weeks 2–3

Copyright © 2012 Cynthia J. Koelker, MD In Part 1 of this series (Week 1) we focused on assessment of needs and organization of your medical prepping plan. For Week 2 we begin with optimizing your health now, while the … Continue reading

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Table of Contents – Armageddon Medicine

 Table of Contents                Foreword           Introduction           Preface – the Four Phases of Medical Armageddon         SECTION ONE – THE BASICS   … Continue reading

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Essential Medical Skills to Acquire: Introduction

The following article was originally published in  Click HERE to read this and other articles on SurvivalBlog by Doc Cindy. * * * If society collapses and you’re on your own, what medical skills seem the most essential? The … Continue reading

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