06 May 2020 20:34
Pain meds can be pilfered as can surgical instruments and suture
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Pain meds can be pilfered as can surgical instruments and suture
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Hog hunters suture their own dogs pretty often. In a pinch the same could be done on humans
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I agree with @Thorne. Let’s create a Committee of Tactical [REDACTED] Combat Care.
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I like where you're taking it but we honestly need a few committees. Do we have any central hubs?
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We can discuss solutions for our specific situation.
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I don’t know of any central hubs that we could use that are straight medical.
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We can always create that.
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I guess what we could do is kind of organize a network. Or a framework really
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The worst part is there's no real way to identify. Or we don't want to do it on a public server.
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Discussions that need to happen in private and/or on voice.
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Keybase is a possible solution.
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Go through Discord on a main server, and those who we see are useful and contribute, we PM and get on KB.
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Never used or heard of it before. But I'm down for it.
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Ooh zoomer you went all blue
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I guess i should get go and get a medic tag
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Can I get a liability tag instead of a medic tag?
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Anything is possible
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I just want society to collapse so I can say I'm a doctor
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@Thorne It’s an end to end encrypted platform.
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> Initially taking a care point and command would be important. I cant take any of this seriously unless there's a full thought plan. @Thorne no, you are right. Sorry everyone else but he is absolutely right
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Y'all keep only thinking combat injuries but
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Half of y'all wouldn't even live through the summer
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Pest borne diseases
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> E. Coli @Catman yes
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Water and food contanimation
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I'm taking the initiative to start a prolonged field care and disease prevention thread. You're no good at any level if you're ridden with disease and your feet are fucked up lol
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Foot powder is a huge game changer in the rain.
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Also permethrin and appropriate field wear
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I learned the hard way that open cell foam inside boots sucks ass after it gets soaked.
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Hey all, on the subject, let's talk about medical emergencies. Not every medical emergency requires hospitalization and in the field many can even be stabilized. Does anybody have any prior knowledge on this subject?
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> Hey all, on the subject, let's talk about medical emergencies. Not every medical emergency requires hospitalization and in the field many can even be stabilized. Does anybody have any prior knowledge on this subject? @RaginMedic23 @Catman Knows about infections.
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I can get by
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> Y'all keep only thinking combat injuries but @RaginMedic23 I don’t just focus on combat injuries. Preventative medicine, typical diseases, viruses, and the like are also something I’m interested in learning about.
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I keep Amoxicillin and I’m gonna work on sourcing other meds related.
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And yes, field stabilization is a thing. Correct me if I’m wrong, but couldn’t you stabilize a casualty with TXA for a while as long as HEMCON is maintained and be able to wait a good while until EVAC?
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> I'm taking the initiative to start a prolonged field care and disease prevention thread. You're no good at any level if you're ridden with disease and your feet are fucked up lol @RaginMedic23 I’m fine with learning about infections and the like. One damn thing people seem to overlook is preventing that shit from ever happening. Change socks every single time they get wet, maintain proper hygiene.
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Facts. I'm going to pitch adding a new channel. But the information comes from links with credible sources only
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AMEDD, JEMS, ETC
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Pushing anti-biotics can easily kill people so be careful
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How about we make a separate medical server where we can all post evidence based medicine and discuss it all?
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And then publish findings that would be useful?
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I think it would be a good start in getting our medical shit together.
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@[LA] Zoomer Medi/k/ txa isn't a cure all. Its a short short fix. We're talking 10/15 min tops
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I'm a paramedic on a public service, did a handful of years private. Ran around one of our major cities. That's where I had my teeth cut on my trauma. Medical is 90% of my job.
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Another server would be cool.
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This is why we check our gear. Left NS thats gtg. Right, NS thats expired and cloudy
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> @[LA] Zoomer Medi/k/ txa isn't a cure all. Its a short short fix. We're talking 10/15 min tops @Thorne That’s why I asked.
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right I'm not bitchin, just laying it out there
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Hey guys, I spent a short time as a Certified Surgical Technologist. Going to start browsing through here. Just thought I would say hi.
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Welcome. What kind of experience do you have as a CST? Any Ortho or Lvl 1 trauma?
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Alright I think I might start a server for this.
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So all of us can congregate.
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Give me a little while to set things up and I’ll drop the invite.
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If you treat animals, is anyone gonna take it personally when you put their stitches in? Promise to leave the balls and no one gets an E-collar
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I did Ortho in Tulsa for a year. Been like 9 years though.
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Worked a critical hospital in Wyoming for 3 months, but didn't have enough experience to stay. Nothing like an emergency C Section at 3am in your PJ's
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I need to learn how to stitch people. I've stapled animals from here to kingdom come, but never used a needle
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Did some of that, surprisingly not that hard. Right tools help.
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@[OK] Hopefully Heroic True. Try it with none of the right tools and it’s pretty hard
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Word. Needles and latex and blood is a slippery mess.
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@[LA] Zoomer Medi/k/
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Who here wants to help make that medical server?
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I’d be happy to input my experiences and knowledge, but I’m not strictly speaking a medical professional
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I’m really just worried about the structure and organization of it.
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I have not created a discord before and only online by phone means.
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I’m an admin on like 6 or 7 discords @[LA] Zoomer Medi/k/ I’m fairly fluent in setting them up
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Not sure what we need to have
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Basics. Just make a spot. Make yourself admin. And collect medical peeps.
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Select a few you want running the show or throwing out scenarios then go from there.
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I made a server.
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Could I join to learn. I don’t say much but I pay attention and read most of what’s going on
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I don’t see how that would be detrimental.
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So sure man.
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How do I get to it?
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I attempted to post a link but MEE6 said “y e e t”
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Said I couldn’t post that link
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@[LA] Zoomer Medi/k/ Gimme the link and I can post it.
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Actually, here.. I'm just gonna fix your perms
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Lemee catch a link
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That's what a fed would say
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You can search my chat history fam, I ain’t got time to argue.
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Feel better? Now can someone link me the medical discord
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That's what a fed would tell me to do
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But also yeah, can you guys resend the link?
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Ditto. Trying to learn some human medicine
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Are there general standard on roles of team medics? Like are they typically using a DMR and supporting?
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