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So you’re a prepper.  You are preparing for … whatever.  TEOTWAWKI.  SHTF.  Societal collapse.  A rain day.  The prepper spectrum is wide and wherever you are on it, there is something for you here at The Medical Prepper.  Here’s where to start as a medical prepper: Build a medical kit. …

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Skills | Abscesses

Get all of this article … and MUCH, MUCH MORE by purchasing my Complete Abscess Care Guide, now only $1.99! Abscesses are collections of pus and other fluids beneath the skin.  They can occur pretty much anywhere on the body.  These collections of fluid usually need to be drained.  This …

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Seizures | What to Do

Seizures are essentially a lightning storm of electrical exchange among neurons in the brain.  They are a temporary disarrangement of the normal orderly exchange of electrical impulses from one neuron, or group of neurons, to another.  Seizures can have many triggers including stress, fever (in children), and non-trigger triggers (a …

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Medical Care | The ABCs of Response

Medical care always begins with the ABCs: airway, breathing, and circulation.  The list can continue, especially when you’re assessing a trauma patient, or just doing your general head-to-toe assessment. Letter Mnemonic A Airway B Breathing C Circulation D Disability (mental status) E Exposure (safety, elements, expose and assess the entire …