Hydration for Children, by ShaneTheNurse

One of the common mistakes that people make is to treat a dehydrated child in the same manner as a dehydrated adult. For a child that is severely dehydrated this will most likely mean death. I have been an ER nurse since the 1990’s and I cannot tell you how many times...

Hydration for Adults, by ShaneTheNurse

We have all heard the phrase “hydrate or die.” unfortunately most Americans fail to heed this advice.  When I was working the Arizona desert I noticed an increase in the incidence of pulmonary embolisms. So I did a small study and found that every single person was...

Wound Repair, by Shanethenurse

NOTE: Shanethenurse is a gentleman I consider a friend, is a prepper, and someone I met on Facebook of all places well over a year ago.  We continue to be in touch, chat from time to time, and he offered a few posts around first aid, medicine, etc. since this is an...