wounds

Gavin Survival Blog, Survival First Aid 1 Comment

General information on wounds. A wound is an injury that occurs immediately when the skin is cut, torn or punctured causing an open wound or when a blunt object exert pressure on the body causing a closed wound. Pathologists define a wound as a piercing injury which cause damage to the dermis of the skin. wounds maybe as a result of …

fractures

Gavin Survival Blog, Survival First Aid Leave a Comment

Bone fractures are unfortunately common injuries; however, they require treatment such as resting or in more severe cases, surgery. To be clear, fractures occur when physical force placed on a person’s bone is stronger than the bone itself. A person’s age puts them at a higher risk for a bone fracture because as we age, our bones become more brittle; …