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by Lanky Yankee
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 1833

Re: Hello

Welcome
by Lanky Yankee
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hi from Hertfordshire
Replies: 7
Views: 1993

Re: Hi from Hertfordshire

Welcome
by Lanky Yankee
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: First Aid Training
Replies: 10
Views: 2967

Re: First Aid Training

To be fair it was in the pipeline before I joined. The though process was that if we're on a search and in a marked up vehicle, the public would go there for first aid. Also as we know the demand on the ambulance service is growing everyday so if we can start treatment early then it benefits the pat...
by Lanky Yankee
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: First Aid Training
Replies: 10
Views: 2967

Re: First Aid Training

I've recently joined Lowlands search and rescue. They are young their first aid training to First Person on Scene. Myself and another Paramedic will be covering BLS/ILS, Trauma assessment and basic management, use of gases and selective medical problems. This kind of training will be standard for ot...
by Lanky Yankee
Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: To quickclot or not?
Replies: 11
Views: 4209

Re: To quickclot or not?

Not a fan of quick clot at all. I've used both quick clot and cellox gauze, and the gauze is much better. To that end 99% of all bleeding patients I go to, I can control the bleeding with gauze and pressure. Usually people take pressure off to early to see if it's stopped and that's why you never st...
by Lanky Yankee
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 842

Re: Hello

Welcome and I feel your pain.
by Lanky Yankee
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Food, Nutrition and Agriculture
Topic: Wyvale garden centres seed sale
Replies: 1
Views: 1020

Re: Wyvale garden centres seed sale

Nice one. Gonna have to go there tomorrow.
by Lanky Yankee
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: viscopaste zinc oxide bandage
Replies: 2
Views: 1905

Re: viscopaste zinc oxide bandage

It is probably better than jellonet, but more likely it's what they had to hand. It's common place to put a moist adaptic dressing over new sutures before applying a bandage. This keeps the wound moist and helps the deeper layers heal. These dressings stay on for a day or two then usually you can le...
by Lanky Yankee
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Bedford Prepper
Replies: 4
Views: 1042

Re: Bedford Prepper

Welcome mate.