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Austere Medicine

CAG IFAK review (Video)

Austere Medicine Jay P.

CAG IFAK review (Video) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8SIP1-XTcA&w=420&h=315]      

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When Do We Apply the TQ "High and T…

Austere Medicine Collin

      There is a lot of discussion on whether to place a tourniquet (TQ) "high and tight" on an arm or leg,  or place 2-3 inches above the wound, even if on the forearm or lower leg, sometimes called a  "double bone compartment. " There is also those who say a tourniquet can be on for 1 hour, or for 8+, so which is it?  The short answer is, it depends on the wound, who you are, and where you are.  "When...

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Discussion guide to Airways

Austere Medicine Jay P.

Anytime we talk about austere medicine, naturally airways come up, and for a variety of reasons. Just to catch up our audience we are going to cover a few basics, so everyone is on the same sheet of music. In this article we wont cover how and when to use a particular airway, but we rather discuss the intended use to hopefully clarify what item does what. Anytime we talk about austere medicine, naturally airways come up, and for a variety...

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Improvised pelvic splint

Austere Medicine Jay P.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtFBs_DXHwI&w=560&h=315 Austere medical tips for stabilizing a fractured pelvis with supplies you have in your aidbag. If you don't have a pelvis sling you can fashion a hasty sling out of a TQ and SAM splint. Take a look! www.CAGmain.com

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Homesteading

The Homesteading Tab

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THE HOMESTEADING FUNCTIONAL AREA The Homesteading Functional Area is designed t...

CAG A-Teams

CAG "A"-Teams - 2018 Update

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Emergency Detachment-Alphas, or "A" Teams The Core of CAGs competencies derived...

CAG Training

The Engineering Tab - 2018 Update

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THE ENGINEERING FUNCTIONAL AREA The Engineering Functional Area is designed to ...

Communications

The Communications Tab - 2018 Update

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THE COMMUNICATIONS FUNCTIONAL AREA The Communications Functional Area is design...

Survival

The Survival Tab - 2018 Update

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THE SURVIVAL FUNCTIONAL AREA This Area is designed around individual and small ...

Austere Medicine

The Austere Medicine Tab - 2018 Update

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THE AUSTERE MEDICINE FUNCTIONAL AREA The Austere Medical Functional Area is des...