Tag Archives: IFAK

The Armies Improved First Aid Kit

IFAKThis is a contest entry from From a Veteran Who Is Preparing.

Howard

Improved First Aid Kit or IFAK

Pretty much everyone has a First Aid Kit, but what is all in it or how severe of an injury can it handle?  Most are only good for your basic injuries such as cuts, scrapes, minor burns, etc…  But in a WROL or Homesteading situation that won’t be enough.  Will a couple band-aids be enough if you slip with the axe whiling chopping wood and plant it in your leg?  Will that 2″ x 2″ piece of gauze cover a severe burn to your arm from the grease you spilled from a hot cast iron pan you aren’t used to using yet? …

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged , , | 2 Comments