Tag Archives: first aid

  • Survival Frog Apr 8, 2020

    Slow the Spread: DIY Cloth Face Masks

    As the coronavirus makes its way across our country, there are steps we should take to help slow the spread and flatten the curve. While we should all be actively practicing social distancing, which means keeping at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and another individual, this isn’t always possible.  Because of this, the CDC recommends wearing a cloth face cover when out in… Read More

  • Survival Frog Dec 25, 2017

    How You Can Use Plantain As Medicine

    <h1>How You Can Use Plantain As Medicine</h1>

    Nature provides us with many useful plants that have healing properties and other survival uses. However, many of these plants are considered weeds and people remove them from their lawns and gardens without considering their usefulness. A “weed” is simply a plant that is considered ugly and thrives in neglected lawns…but you’ll change your mind… Read More

  • Survival Frog Dec 23, 2017

    The Best Tips for Treating Burns in a Crisis

    <h1>The Best Tips for Treating Burns in a Crisis</h1>

    Burns are one of the worst injuries you can have…especially during a crisis. They’re dangerous, scary, and extremely painful. Getting burned during a crisis can easily put your life at risk, but only if you don’t know how to treat them. If you think your odds of getting burned are too small, consider this. Burns… Read More

  • Survival Frog Nov 7, 2017

    How To Fix Broken Bones In A Crisis

    <h1>How To Fix Broken Bones In A Crisis</h1>

    What would you do if you or a loved one broke a bone during a crisis? Most people might try to hastily set the bone in a panic, with the reasoning that it’s a serious medical situation that can’t afford to wait. It’s true that a broken bone is a serious problem, but many times… Read More

  • Survival Frog Oct 29, 2017

    3 Reasons Never To Perform Surgery In A Crisis

    <h1>3 Reasons Never To Perform Surgery In A Crisis</h1>

    What would you do if someone in your group needed surgery? If you think performing surgery on your own during a crisis is an option, think again. Surgery is risky enough during normal conditions, but lack of training and suitable supplies make surgery an even worse option during a survival scenario. If you attempt to… Read More

  • Survival Frog May 26, 2017

    Prevent Infections Using Dakin’s Solution

    <h1>Prevent Infections Using Dakin’s Solution</h1>

    Knowing how to make Dakin’s solution could save your life. Even a minor break in the skin can lead to an extremely dangerous infection, so having an antiseptic on hand is very useful. Sure, you can buy antiseptics at most pharmacies, but what happens after SHTF and medical supplies run low? You’ll be surprised at… Read More

  • Survival Frog Apr 24, 2017

    Essential Emergency Wound Care For a Crisis

    <h1>Essential Emergency Wound Care For a Crisis</h1>

    Emergency wound care is one of those skills you need to have but hope you never have to use. Even under the “best” circumstances (i.e. having expert medical help nearby), a serious injury or wound can still be life-threatening. Understandably, this risk increases dramatically in any survival situations where medical help is either far away… Read More