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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am currently taking a Wilderness First Responder course; and on learning about how snakebite kits work (or rather, how they DON'T) I employed my super-google skills to see the study. First result. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14747805 Thankfully someone advised this on amazon, for...
  2. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    nice article here from the folks at Eureka; as a parent of two boys who hike and camp with me regularly all of these suggestion have merit and bear your consideration for inclusion into your own IFAK...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    had a few ticks dug into various family members this season - its gonna be bad im afraid - whats the best tick removal tool you have used? tweezers aint cuttin' it
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    How do "you" remove a tick? Some people use a lighter, or something hot to burn the tick off, some people use a lasso, some people use tweezers. Personally I like the tweezers. But after using a tick removal lasso it seems pretty nice. For those of you that have never used a lasso, its a...
  5. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Tick Removal With Tweezers Every field first aid kit should have a pair of fine pointed tweezers. These special tweezers serve a dual purpose roll - they are good for removing small splinters and for tick removal. It is very important that the tick not be crushed while being removed. If the...
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