Prepper’s Survival Medicine Handbook (Book Review)
The Primarily intended for non-medical professionals, the book is thankfully written in plain English. It breaks down what could be complex theories into digestible chunks of information that most readers should be able to grasp.
Clocking in at more than pages, the amount of information inside the chapters is more than a little daunting, but the sections are broken down so that each individual unit or treatment plan is rarely more than two or three pages. We read one small section a day, either before bed or first thing in the morning, and made a lot of headway through what would otherwise be a serious slog.
We like how the handbook goes far beyond treatment of injuries and illnesses. The authors devoted considerable space to maintenance of health and hygiene in a potentially dirty and dangerous new world, including survival essentials like water purification and how to deal with sewage issues where large camps of people congregate. In addition, there was a great introduction to natural remedies and how to grow a medicinal herb garden to supplement our supplies. Perhaps understandable considering the authors own an online survival gear store www.
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The authors have really thought this through, and they speak to the reader without talking down or over-simplifying complex subjects. Knowing how to do things in a survival situation can prevent a lot of mishaps or difficult situations. A great case in point is this book shows you how to procure water safely.
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But what happens when there is no ambulance coming, when the hospitals are closed and the drug stores are closed? Coming in at a hefty pages, this is a massive resource that should be on your shelf. Get this book here.
This book is aimed at promoting health and medicine in third world nations and is considered the gold standard by many in the WHO and Peace Corps. The guide provides practical, easily understood information on how to diagnose, treat, and prevent common diseases. Special attention is focused on nutrition, infection and disease prevention, and diagnostic techniques as primary ways to prevent and treat health problems.
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The book goes into how to diagnose common dental problems, make and use dental equipment, how to use local anesthetics, to place fillings and remove teeth all in a very easy to understand explanation.