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  1. Looked at making another one today... man the...

    Looked at making another one today... man the price of Refractory Cement has increased in the past few years... bit of a tough pill to swallow when making it unless you really need it.

    AN
  2. AD, No shutting down the thread. Your input...

    AD,

    No shutting down the thread. Your input was valuable and incorporated into discussions at work. Just got busy (like most things) and could not keep at it.
    The stuff on euthanasia (and the...
  3. A crash course on survival vetrinary medicine

    First let me start off with saying that I am nervous about posting this, knowing full well we are fortunate to have an expert on the topic in house. Nonetheless, I reckoned it would allow some...
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    Digitial Publications

    Hey guys... looking for a few digital pubs and wondering if anyone has them / can comment on their usefulness...

    Medical and Hygiene Textile Production: A Handbook...
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    Sticky: Welcome. Nice to have a herbalist on board. ...

    Welcome. Nice to have a herbalist on board.

    AN
  6. Sticky: Nonetheless, other issues aside, did you like it?...

    Nonetheless, other issues aside, did you like it?

    AN
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    Kind of a side discussion. Medical records...

    Kind of a side discussion.

    Medical records serve a few purposes:

    1) To remind you what you did for the patient when they return for a visit.
    2) To pass information along to another...
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    The STOMP II is really my smallest bag of any...

    The STOMP II is really my smallest bag of any function.

    If I am just roaming around with no expectation of medical care to be provided I have a few items in a little ditty bag that I drop into...
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    I can fit all that stuff (in limited quantities)...

    I can fit all that stuff (in limited quantities) in my well-used STOMP II medical bag (without the two pullout bulky inserts). It is packed solid (all 2470 cu. inches of it). Before that I used an...
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    As a side note on traveling with Rx medications...

    As a side note on traveling with Rx medications the Department of State - Overseas Security Advisory Council - Bureau of Diplomatic Security put this out in early Jan. Interesting read for those...
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    I generally leave the kit packed in my "supplies...

    I generally leave the kit packed in my "supplies room" at home with the controlled substances in my safe. When I go into remote areas (where EMS / hospitals are not a reasonable option) I bring it...
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    This is the kit I have carried for being able to...

    This is the kit I have carried for being able to manage emergencies / take a first look and decide if I need to refer someone to my walk-in clinic (or dig out my clinic bag/kit or some other...
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    This is the approach I use. Have a core med...

    This is the approach I use.

    Have a core med bag that can deal with most emergencies and then add modules based on risk, population size, conditions, amount of space I have, treatment mandate....
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    Belated Merry Christmas, but a Happy New Year. ...

    Belated Merry Christmas, but a Happy New Year. On the road visiting family and friends over the holiday and not really getting a chance to check-in regularly.

    I hope that 2016 is as good, if...
  15. This is interesting stuff. I have burnt a...

    This is interesting stuff.

    I have burnt a reasonable amount of bio-waste in the 3rd world. Never a pleasant task, especially when done haphazardly or without a solid plan.

    I have made three...
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    That is a good price for both of those items. ...

    That is a good price for both of those items.

    When I was in Afghanistan we managed to "acquire" on of those stretcher carts from a military unit. They are the cats ass and work really well. We...
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    The Miner Tent is still for sale: ...

    The Miner Tent is still for sale:

    http://beckelcanvas.com/products_view.php?products_id=41

    They also have a bunch of other canvas products:
    ...
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    There are a few stains, dependent on how complex...

    There are a few stains, dependent on how complex you want to operate and what pathogens exist in your area of operation.

    Gram Stain
    Loeffler Stain (for Bacillus anthracis)
    Wayson Stain (for...
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    Field Clinics - utilization

    I know I posted elsewhere about the concept of establishing a clinic in an austere situation, what is required and the reasons on why you might undertake such a task.

    I have been doing some...
  20. Look forward to reading the book this year. Good...

    Look forward to reading the book this year. Good to see there are other people out their with an interest in this topic.

    Two quick questions for you:

    1) Your new co-author Is Dr. Craig...
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    A (belated) Merry Christmas and the best of years...

    A (belated) Merry Christmas and the best of years for 2012.

    AN
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    Anytime I want to read about water purification,...

    Anytime I want to read about water purification, I look to this web page. Lots of good stuff here (maybe too much good stuff).

    http://usachppm.amedd.army.mil/dehe/pgm31/fldwaterref.aspx

    Water...
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    Katrina and Rita Responders Wanted

    Repost from elsewhere. Reckoned someone here might have been involved.

    AN

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    Seeking Participants for Study of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Responders

    As we prepare for another...
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    Assessment of Refugee Populations

    Hello,

    Here is a link to the full text version of Rapid Health Assessment of Refugee or Displaced Populations (3rd ed.) - 2006 from MSF.
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  25. PAHO - Humanitarian Supply Management And Logistics

    I came across this today. Reckoned you might want to give it a look.

    It is a full-text book online from PAHO on Humanitarian Supply Management And Logistics.

    Sections on logistic assesment,...
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