The Color Purple

The Color Purple In our Simple Trauma classes one of the things that we discuss is the use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), more specifically, gloves. During the discussion we talk about using nitrile gloves instead of latex due to patient allergy concerns. Another thing that we talk about is the color of the gloves […]

Is That a Tourniquet in Your Pocket or Are You Just Happy to See my Trauma?

Over the past few years we have seen an ever-increasing push for people to obtain medical training. Across the social media spectrum, and on numerous internet forums, we have seen an often-cited refrain of “but what about medical?” when people are showing off their favorite blaster and zombie apocalypse deployment kit. As a result, a […]

What Are You Waiting For?

In case you have missed it; there’s a lot of crap happening right now. We have had another major terrorist attack (Orlando), the FBI deciding not to pursue charges for the mishandling of classified information, numerous protests in major cities, and the presidential election is only a few months away. With all of that underway […]

A bit of advice from someone that has been through one assault weapon ban

1)Start buying stuff (that includes putting things on layaway) that you want/need now. Prices will skyrocket and availability will become scarce. This does not apply to things like optics and weapon lights though 2)Start buying ammo but don’t panic buy 3)Keep training, competing, and shooting. Shooting is a perishable skill and if you aren’t working […]

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