First Aid/Experts

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Dave Hammond

U.S.
Available
What topics should a first aid kit cover? All aspects of keeping first aid skills and confidence current after training. New training and product technology.

Stephen Bernhard

U.S.
Available
I can assist with answering or finding the answers to questions involving first aid, CPR, emergency first response, and general procedures of the emergency medical services (not specific to any specific organization, but I may be able to shed some light on why they do the things they do).

No Longer Available

Canada
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No Longer Available in this category.

Craig Wormald

U.S.
Available
I can answer most questions about Emergency driving and different uses of equipment also Emergency care and transport using basic equipment for non basic situations.

Storm

U.S.
Available
EMT-B. First Aid Instructor Trainer.

Marcus LaBarbera

U.S.
Available
I am available to answer most questions related to: first aid, pre- hospital medicine, EMT and Paramedic questions, medical transport, critical care transport, ICU/CCU care, sedation, and medicine in general.

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2016-04-10 Disembowelment:

Hello Michael,    I apologize for taking longer than usual to get back to you. Abdominal organs can cycle large volumes of blood through them and therefore your character would likely die pretty fast after

2016-04-02 Chances of getting tetanus:

Hello Pake,    Here in the U.S. all school age children are required to have certain immunizations (including tetanus). Tetanus generally is found in the soil, so being stabbed with a pen or used insulin

2016-03-22 tourniquet:

Hello Rob,    In the past it was always said to leave the tourniquet as a last resort to stop bleeding. This is because the make-shift tourniquets made from a neck tie or shoe string were too thin and

2016-02-21 Fiction: Stab wound to shoulder:

Hello Justine,    To answer your questions the best I can...    1.  shoulder injuries, or any joint injuries for that matter are painful. Opium is an old pain killer which would work but I would bet you

2016-02-07 cut the tip of my thumb:

Hello Dorthy,    It sounds like you have a less severe injury though cuts at the ends of fingers can be very painful and can cause problems when you try to use your fingers for about a week after. Keep

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