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  • Dr. Koelker is honored to serve as Medical Editor for SurvivalBlog To read her articles, click on any title below Essential Medical Skills to Acquire – Part 1: Introduction, by Cynthia...

    Doc Cindy on SurvivalBlog

    Dr. Koelker is honored to serve as Medical Editor for SurvivalBlog To read her articles, click on any title below Essential Medical Skills to Acquire – Part 1: Introduction, by Cynthia...

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  • Recently I came upon a wonderful free medical ap, namely the Visible Body, Human Anatomy Atlas.  I wish such a great tool had been available in my medical school days,...

    Dem Bones . . . I love this free ap!

    Recently I came upon a wonderful free medical ap, namely the Visible Body, Human Anatomy Atlas.  I wish such a great tool had been available in my medical school days,...

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  • Jennifer asks: 

I have heart, lung, & mobility issues.  Most prepping info assumes one is young & healthy.  I’ve had a heart attack (at age 49), asthma & both lungs filled with blood clots, lung collapse, low efficiency lungs, on oxygen & many meds.  I’ve fought this de-conditioning my whole life (am 57), but can no longer even manage house work. 

So, hiking out isn’t feasible.  What do you recommend for people in this situation?

    What if you’re not young and healthy?

    Jennifer asks: I have heart, lung, & mobility issues. Most prepping info assumes one is young & healthy. I’ve had a heart attack (at age 49), asthma & both lungs filled with blood clots, lung collapse, low efficiency lungs, on oxygen & many meds. I’ve fought this de-conditioning my whole life (am 57), but can no longer even manage house work. So, hiking out isn’t feasible. What do you recommend for people in this situation?

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  • For anyone who wants to practice their suturing skills, check out www.sim-vivo.com.  They sell the best, most affordable practice suture I’ve found.  They also offer free training videos and sell...

    Tip of the week: Excellent, affordable practice suture

    For anyone who wants to practice their suturing skills, check out www.sim-vivo.com.  They sell the best, most affordable practice suture I’ve found.  They also offer free training videos and sell...

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  • 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...

    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...

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  • This web site is devoted to empowering you, the reader, to care for your loved ones and yourself when there’s no other choice. Take advantage of all three aspects of...

    What you will find here

    This web site is devoted to empowering you, the reader, to care for your loved ones and yourself when there’s no other choice. Take advantage of all three aspects of...

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  • The following video is an unsolicited and unedited review of Survival Medicine 101, recorded by the host of SurvivalReport on YouTube.  The speaker attended the January, 2013 workshop in St....

    Survival Medicine 101 – Review by SurvivalReport

    The following video is an unsolicited and unedited review of Survival Medicine 101, recorded by the host of SurvivalReport on YouTube.  The speaker attended the January, 2013 workshop in St....

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  • Starting March 2, 2013 I’ll be adding a series of free podcasts on various topics related to medical prepping, in affiliation with the Preparedness Radio Network. To begin I’ll be...

    Free Podcasts

    Starting March 2, 2013 I’ll be adding a series of free podcasts on various topics related to medical prepping, in affiliation with the Preparedness Radio Network. To begin I’ll be...

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  • SPECIAL OFFER FREE DVD – BASIC SUTURING with Doc Cindy – with each Armageddon Medicine Resource Kit ordered  Or order Doc Cindy’s new DVD, Basic Suturing, to learn how to suture...

    Special offer – FREE DVD – BASIC SUTURING with Doc Cindy

    SPECIAL OFFER FREE DVD – BASIC SUTURING with Doc Cindy – with each Armageddon Medicine Resource Kit ordered  Or order Doc Cindy’s new DVD, Basic Suturing, to learn how to suture...

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  • If you fear that one day you may be on your own, and if you want to make sure you or a loved won’t die of diarrhea, you must know...

    Treating life-threatening diarrhea after taking antibiotics

    If you fear that one day you may be on your own, and if you want to make sure you or a loved won’t die of diarrhea, you must know...

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