Water – a key factor in the survival. After finding themselves in an Autonomous existence, one on one with wild nature, a person loses a lot of fluids and salts, as is constantly moving and is under the influence of heat and sun. But even in the cold, dark areas where it would seem there is no such adopter, we are still susceptible risk of dehydration (physical activity), unless we find the source of water.
And the source of water – does not mean a source of clean, potable water. Even in the flow and at first glance the crystal-clear stream, the water can be a threat in the form of Read more [...]
Remember Mom instruction from childhood: «My hands before eating». «do not eat unwashed fruits». «do not take any crap in your mouth». «roysya not in the mud». It seems to be a nonsense to follow these rules, when life is in the balance, when it the struggle for survival in the wild. However, not all so simple! Eat something is something, or pick up some, not only intestinal, infection – this is very bad, just the same in the wild. Aid can be expected from. You can specifically laid up, exhausted. In the case of diarrhea, you face more and dehydration.
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There are several formulas measuring radiation from a nuclear explosion, which can help determine the scope and extent of radioactive contamination.
1.Opredelenie epicenter distance is up to you on time transmission of sound:S (km) = T (sec) / 3
T.e.uvideli atomic explosion, detected how many seconds you hear the sound and divided into 3 - got the hypocenter distance in kilometers to you.
2.Opredelenie power of a nuclear explosion on the lifetime of the emission of the fireball:Q (kt) = T (s) * 3 (degree).
T.e.registriruem glow time and erect a nuclear explosion in the third degree, and find power Read more [...]
Severe viral disease that affects the nervous system; infection occurs through the bite of a rabid animal or contact with saliva from a rabid animal in wounds, scrapes and skin irritation. From the moment of infection latent period of the disease lasts from 12 days to 2-3 months. The acute phase lasts 5-7 days.
• Discomfort in the area of the bite (burning, itching, pulling pain).
• When you try to drink in a patient with spasms of the muscles of the larynx.
• The temperature rise.
• Excessive salivation.
• Visual and auditory hallucinations.
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European centre for prevention and disease control (ECDC) has warned of a sharp increase in the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant hospital infections in most European countries in the last couple of years. This is stated in kathgodam the ECDC report on the status of resistance to antimicrobial products in the region (EARS-Net), dated for November 18 - the sixth European day public awareness about the correct use of medicines.Of particular concern professionals ECDC causes the spread of pathogens that are resistant to carbapenems class of drugs, "the last line" in the treatment of infectious diseases. Read more [...]
Well, start with the fact PANDEMIC and EPIDEMIC have defeated the same character, only spread out different (In both cases the nature of the lesion - MASS DISTRIBUTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES).
But about the scale of distribution:
Epidemic - From the big city to a few regions.
Pandemic - From the whole country to the world.
History of the most terrible pandemics and epidemics.
1.Justinian plague - For the first time in the history of recorded global epidemic (pandemic) of the plague in the Eastern Roman Empire during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, which appeared on two centuries Read more [...]
Nigeria is threatened by the epidemic of cholera in the last three months of this disease died at 352. It is reported by the associated Press, citing the Ministry of health of West African States.
As stated in the report of the office from June 12 from 36 States in the country were registered more 6,4 thousand cases of human infection with cholera. «Epidemiological evidence suggests that the whole country is under threat», — stated in the Ministry of health.
Cholera — acute intestinal infection caused by bacteria of the species Vibrio cholerae. Distributed, Read more [...]
Good day survivalist.
Also decided compete pussy lay out for your consideration the contents of his medicine cabinet.
I would like you to fellow survivalist know what you think about it, and what is lacking in the medicine cabinet, first aid kit though I dare call this set, because it weighs more than 1.5 kg. You never know what missed, formed this set under the strict guidance-counseling grandmother and mother, who are doctors, but doctors sometimes fallible. Therefore, I ask in terms of constructive criticism post comments about this kit.
That's actually a list of contents:
1. Dressings set:
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Massive fish kills from an unknown disease observed in reservoirs in the North of Botswana. Local experts could not determine the cause of infection, so the government has requested assistance to Thailand.
Fishing is an important source of income for many residents of the Okavango river and lake, NY, located in the North of Botswana. It is the fishing industry is the backbone of the economy of the region.
Recently, however, in the Okavango Delta and lake Ng fixed mass destruction of the most important target species of terapon (fish of the order Perciformes) and catfish. As the correspondent Read more [...]
Dangerous hantavirus in the United States could become infected more than 20,000 tourists
Rare cases of infectious pulmonary disease - Hantavirus, registered in the United States. To date, an incurable disease has already claimed the lives of three people, eight are considered infected, The Epoch Times reported citing foreign media.
According to preliminary data, a hotbed of infection became Yosemite National and peddlers - mice. Three dead men slept in tents on the reserve.
Yosemite is a crowded place in the last two months it was visited by around 22,000 people, including tourists Read more [...]
Well, that carve out a minute to describe their small and medium scale kits. Sorry, photos will be from directories, as I sit at work.
Small first aid kit. Dragged almost always out of town. Focused on wounds with small additions. Hanging on your belt or in your bag baggage belt.
Base - First aid kit AI-N-1.
Composition of investments:
Dressing individual package - 1 pc. Added another sterile bandage.
Bint sr 5x10 - 1 pc.
Hemostatic tourniquet - 1 pc.
Baralgin Table. Number 10 - 1 pc. Removed, replaced Nurofenom Express as an analgesic. Is faster for me is critical (specific sores)
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Long thought to prepare a serious article about antibiotics to address this important issue. The issue of drugs and medical care is on a par with food, water, security.
What I see out: my stocks:
Bicillin 3 (a broad spectrum antibiotic, a mixture of different salts penicillin pricked 1 every third day. Well suited for the treatment of pneumonia).
This Ceftriaxone 1 gram. pricked 1 time per day. too broad spectrum antibiotic. actively used in the medical ward.
Tsefotoksim, cephalosporin antibiotics third generation pricked 2 times a day (can be 1 time), also a Read more [...]
Abres,The main source of infection is the fish living in the river Chulym. According to research conducted in 2010, in Achinsk 10.7% of the samples of fresh fish identified pathogens difillobotrioz and opisthorchiasis. The average Russian rate is 3.4%.
The prevalence of opisthorchiasis among the population of the town in the last 3 years remains one of the highest in the Krasnoyarsk region (more than 10 times higher than the regional figure!).
The same is true for other areas of Prichulymja: Nazarovo, Tyuchtet, bolsheuluiskoe, Birilyussy and Nazarovo areas.
People can get sick by eating Read more [...]
The Ministry of ecology and natural resources has brought clarity to information about cases of viral infection of fish in the Caspian sea.
«At this point in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian sea status of fish normal, no problems with them», — told Trend on Thursday, the acting Director of the Department grow and protect biological resources water basins MENR Habil Mammadov.
«Information was spread by the Iranian side, but to what extent it is credible — unknown. In Azerbaijan until the virus is not detected», — Mammadov said.
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The cause of death of black swans in the reserve Parz Lich (translated from Armenian — «Clear lake» near the Armenian resort town of Dilijan became a viral infection of unknown type, reported by «Novosti-Armenia» with reference to the press service of the Yerevan zoo.
Yerevan zoo in late may gave a couple of black swans rental LLC «Opel» operating organization of the reserve, as the natural conditions on the lake Parz favorable habitat for this species. According to the zoo, the transaction was carried out under a written contract, in compliance with Read more [...]
2 Ionian infection that killed 16 people found in another European country — In the Czech Republic. In Prague the hospital with symptoms of intestinal disorders got an American tourist. At the moment her condition is normal.
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on September 28. In the United States is spreading deadly intestinal infection — listeriosis. Already killed 16 people. More than 70 — in hospitals. The outbreak was recorded in 18 States, but most likely this is not the limit.
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Rosselkhoznadzor reported the detection of a new strain of norovirus UK "Sydney 2012", which was discovered earlier in France, New Zealand and Japan. Outbreak of norovirus infection are also registered in the U.S. state of Illinois, where 140 people fell ill, and the Canadian province of British Columbia. Sources of infection in both cases are not set. In addition, cattle in the UK revealed highly methicillin-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus MRSA ST398. It was first detected in pigs in the Netherlands in 2003, then spread in a population of pigs from other countries in Read more [...]
Scientists from the UK have discovered a genetic relationship between the cases of staph in different patients. This greatly facilitates the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus and other infectious diseases. First time scientists have used DNA sequencing procedure to identify, analyze and control the epidemic of resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the hospital. At the heart of this experience is the technology of rapid human genome. The technology can be used to treat many diseases. Nick Brown, who works in Addenbrukskoy Hospital (UK), together with his colleagues conducted a study on the subject. Read more [...]