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Take The Survival Doctor With You! First Interactive E- books on Sale in 7 Days

“The Survival Doctor’s Guide to Wounds” goes on sale next Tuesday, with a special discount for 24 hours! by James Hubbard, M.D., M.P.H. I’m so excited. After many months—really years—of preparation, I’m publishing my first two in a series of mulitmedia, interactive e-books. The Survival Doctor’s Guide to Wounds and The Survival Doctor’s Guide to Burns will take you step-by-step through the process of evaluating and treating these common injuries—from minor, everyday cuts to life-threatening, third-degree burns. And to thank you, I’m offering a special discount for the first 24 hours they’re on sale. About the New, Interactive Survival Books The books, on sale next Tuesday (July 17) through, are written in the same user-friendly manner as my blog posts, but with a more thorough focus on one particular subject. You’ll learn how to evaluate an injury and treat it, and what to do if something goes wrong. For instance, in The Survival Doctor’s Guide to Wounds: […]

By | July 10th, 2012|Cuts, General, Other Wounds, Skin|17 Comments

Video: How to Repair a Head Cut With Hair Instead of Stitches

by James Hubbard, M.D., M.P.H If you need to repair a head cut and can't get to the doctor, this a neat little trick. All you need are two things: a cut on the scalp and [...]

By | November 22nd, 2011|Cuts, Skin, Videos|9 Comments

Video: How to Assess and Clean a Cut (Treating a Cut, Part 2)

by James Hubbard, M.D., M.P.H. Everyone wants to get that cut closed ASAP. But hey, hold on there just a minute, Bub. First, you've got to stop the bleeding. Next you're going to need to clean, [...]

By | November 16th, 2011|Cuts, Skin, Videos|13 Comments

When to See a Doctor for a Cut

by James Hubbard, M.D., M.P.H. When to see a doctor for a cut? Crash. A brick flies through a window. Your spouse is cut and bleeding, but otherwise unhurt. The streets are jammed with rioters. There’s no ambulance available, and even if you could get to the hospital, it’s packed.  Should you fight the crowd or stay put? The urgency of when to see a doctor for a cut depends on several things. […]

By | October 27th, 2011|Cuts, Other Wounds, Skin|51 Comments

How to Tell How Bad a Wound Is

by James Hubbard, M.D., M.P.H. Note: If you’re treating a cut right now, click here to read a different post. The article below is meant to be read before emergencies or for additional information.  When you have a bad cut, all that bleeding can be scary, but how much blood you’re dripping isn’t necessarily an indicator of how bad the wound is—unless, of course, it’s a large amount. Here’s a better guide to figuring that out. […]

By | October 4th, 2011|Cuts, Other Wounds, Skin|3 Comments