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Austere Medicine

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...

Austere Medicine

How to do a trauma assessment for preppe…

Austere Medicine Jay P.

[caption id="attachment_200" align="alignright" width="300"] TCCC with CAG[/caption] Naturally before we begin it needs to be said: CALL 911. However since we are a page dedicated to prepping and crisis management, it stands to reason that in this venue there is no 911 or 911 isn't coming. Either way YOU need to act.... Why start with trauma? Trauma is universal to every major catastrophe that's hit the US since 1776. Of course we support learning how to shoot and the myriad of...

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Where are the Doctors?

Austere Medicine Collin

The Scary Reality of Casualty Evacuation to a higher level of care: You see it on Medical Survival and S.H.T.F. blogs often; Preppers with little to no medical knowledge or experience asking how to cut holes in peoples necks to breathe for them, push antibiotics and intravenous fluids they don't know about, and throw in a chest tube by cutting a hole in their thoracic cavity. What if a wrong intervention is performed, or the right one but the wrong time...

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Special Operation Combat Medic School Su…

Austere Medicine Collin

     We are writing this as a guide to help future students prepare and know what to expect when attending the Joint Special Operations Medical Training Center (JSOMTC) Special Operations Combat Medic School (SOCM). We have instructors that are SOCM/SFMS qualified and wanted to pass the knowledge on.

The Training Desk

Prepper Basics

4 Reasons for Joining CAG

01 March, 2018 | Hits:10465

Why Join Crisis Application Group Crisis Application Group's message has always...

WMD/HazMat

FULL ARTICLE- North Korean Nuclear Attac…

19 February, 2018 | Hits:14388

NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR ATTACK ON THE UNITED STATES A THREAT ANALYSIS  North Kore...

CAG Training

The Homesteading Tab

08 February, 2018 | Hits:3782

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

CAG A-Teams

CAG "A"-Teams - 2018 Update

25 January, 2018 | Hits:12181

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

CAG Training

The Engineering Tab - 2018 Update

25 January, 2018 | Hits:4138

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

Communications

The Communications Tab - 2018 Update

24 January, 2018 | Hits:7959

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