Where Do I Get My Medical Supplies?

One question I often hear is ” Shane The Nurse, where do I get my medical supplies?”. Well I am here to tell you that getting medical supplies is very easy, for the most part. There are really only a couple of ways to get medical supplies; Buy it from a...

Splinting an Injury, by ShaneTheNurse

There you were just climbing that tree to fetch the squirrel you just shot when the branch breaks and you fall and break your arms. Ouch! Thankfully you have a buddy that is trained to apply a splint and he is going to help you out. No matter if it is closed or open...

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...