First Aid Guide

First Aid Qualification Section


discount code - health products
   
 

First Aid Qualification Navigation

First Aid Guide Home Page
Partners
Tell A Friend about us
First Aid For Dogs |
St Johns First Aid |
First Aid Words |
First Aid Importance |
First Aid Recertification |
Basics About First Aid |
Whats In A First Aid Kit |
Orange First Aid Kits |
Sea First Aid Courses Haslar |
First Aid In Schools |
First Aid Seizures |
First Aid List |
Dog First Aid Kits |
First Aid Report |
First Aid Certificate |

List of first-aid Articles

First Aid Qualification Best seller

Buy it Now!



Sitemap

Virgil Thomson

"Let your mind alone, and see what happens."

Norman Cousins

"Life is an adventure in forgiveness."

Sophocles

"Quick decisions are unsafe decisions."

Nadia Boulanger

"The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion."

 
_________
 

Other Sites

 

[CaRP] XML error: Invalid document end at line 2 - Unknown document format.
 
Police Officers Need to Get Better at CPR
When they shoot, they must be prepared for the aftermath.

Why First Aid Is Often Lacking in the Moments After a Police Shooting
A police research group suggests that departments install requirements for officers to render first aid, even to people they may have just shot.

How to Stay Safe on Your Next Trip
Travel experts? tips include complying with age restrictions, packing a small first aid kit, and being cautious with water and food.




FREE Special Report
Preventing Home Injuries

Free home injury prevention report
Fill in the form, click "Subscribe" Once, & Get your Report in Just Seconds!

eMail address:  
Your Name:

Your information is SAFE.

Main First Aid Qualification sponsors


  

Latest First Aid Qualification Link Added

Health Information

Submit your link on First Aid Qualification!



Newest Best Sellers


Welcome to First Aid Guide

First Aid Qualification Article

First Aid Qualification article - top. For a permanent link to this article, or to bookmark it for further reading, click here.


You may also listen to this article by using the following controls.

Building a Wilderness First Aid Pouch

from:

Heading out into the wilderness is a risky adventure, but when you have an adequate first aid pouch, you will be prepared for even the smallest of accidents. When you're far away from others and you need to fend for yourself, having a good first aid pouch will allow you to manage an injury until help arrives or until you can get out of the woods. Here's what you need to include in your first aid kit.

It All Starts with the Pouch

Since you will be out in the wilderness, you need to find a first aid pouch that can withstand the elements. A water-proof box is best, but if you can find a water-proof bag that seals up, that will work well too. This way, you can store bandages without fear of them getting wet or contaminated. It will also help if your first aid kit is lightweight so that it's easy to carry as you are hiking or walking. At the same time, your pouch should be easy to access, so an across the body design or hip design might be a better choice.

What You Need to Add

Within your first aid pouch should be the essentials found in any first aid kit – bandages and antiseptic. These will help you manage smaller cuts and scrapes, while also helping you protect these injuries from infection. Since you will be out in the wilderness and you might need to hike a long ways for help, it's suggested that you pack heavier Ace bandages and even duct tape to help secure wounds, if they should be deeper or bleeding heavily. Include a lot of gauze padding as well to pack a deeper wound.

The first aid pouch should also include some sort of piece of fabric for snakebite management. If you should get bitten, it would usually be on the leg. To help prevent the spread of the toxins, you will want to cut off the circulation to that area by tying this twine or string around your leg. This is not a cure, however, and you will want to make sure to get help if you suspect a snake bite.

Though it doesn't seem to be useful for injuries, your first aid pouch should also include some sort of signaling device, like a flare or flashlight. This will help you signal for help if you should need it. You might also want to include a large red banner or sign that says 'Help' that can be displayed when needed.




Other First Aid Qualification related Articles

First Aid Courses
Registry First Aid
First Aid For Burns Part 2
First Aid Box
First Aid Scenarios

Do you want to contribute to our site : submit your articles HERE


 

First Aid Qualification News


 
_____________________
 
Scientists use synthetic skin to test box jelly sting remedies
Box Jellyfish kill more people worldwide each year than sharks. That's why a team of researchers from the University of Hawaii at M?noa are working to develop an effective first aid treatment for the jelly's deadly toxins -- and they're trying jus...

Girl Scouts fend off a Zombie Apocalypse (Photos)
View slideshow: Emergency Preparedness and Zombie Pandemic Using the urban legend of zombies, we had a fun and informative event that sold out faster than I ever could have ever imagined. Everyone, including myself is obsessed with zombies right n...