We’ve all seen the movies where a wounded hero rips a piece of his t-shirt and ties it around a limb to use as a tourniquet. In real life, using a tourniquet this way would almost certainly result in failure and death. You need a wide tourniquet applied very tightly to stop limb bleeding.
I’ve looked at a lot of wilderness first aid kits and, for the most part, I am really disappointed by them. There is almost always something missing from the first aid kit or they are really impractical (like being too big to carry). This is scary when you think that people are relying on these … Read more