Tag Archives for " backpack travelling "

What can happen when traveling and hanlding

What can happen when traveling and handling

When camping, what people never want are unforeseen circumstances. When faced with such situations, we should know how to handle them so as not to greatly affect the trip or human life. So, please follow below content how to traveling and handling.

1. Injured foot and hand

We often set up camping´╗┐´╗┐ tents in the wilderness where there are children, so children often like to explore, learn or play. It's common for children to fall, but 2% of those falls can leave wounds, severe dislocations, broken arms, broken legs, etc. We must have first aid knowledge. or hands before going to the hospital

a. Symptom

- A scratching sound under the skin after an injury.

- Swelling and pain around the injury area.

- Bruise in place of injury.

- Deformed arms or legs.

- Pain in the injured area, pain increases when moving this area or there is pressure on it.

- Loss of regional injury function.

- When an open fracture occurs, the bone protrudes from the skin.

b. Handling:

- When that happens, we need to give first aid to the victim, but pay attention to the following principles:

- Quickly take victim out of danger.

- The brace used to fix the fracture must be long enough to immobilize the joint above and below the fracture.

- Tie the splint to the right of the fracture, below the fracture, upper joint and lower joint of the fracture..

- Do not attempt to undress the victim, if it is necessary to reveal the wound, cut the clothes in the direction of the thread (if you have to remove the undressed side first).

- Do not place the splint directly on the victim's skin. The protruding protruding bone, the pressure area must have cotton lining before placing the splint.

- The victim should then be transferred to a health facility for care.

2. Snake bite

Once bitten by a snake, regardless of the snake type, we must be very careful. If the bite's circumference causes intense pain, swelling, headache, dizziness, nausea, etc., it is possible that a venomous snake has bitten. Based on the shape of the snake that bites and identifies them: green snake, cobra, scorpion, scorpion ...

a. Symptom:

- The snake line or eczema, the victim at the wound feels painful very quickly.

- If it is a snake or a pair of dragons ..., the wound is less swollen and painful, but a few hours later the victim may die from suffocation due to a poison that coagulates, causes respiratory paralysis.

b. Handling:

- Calm should not move strong, toxins will work quickly in the body if the movement is strong and much.

- Use a bandage or a tight cloth bandage over 5cm of the snake bite.

- Disinfect bites with purple medicine or old oxygen, which i brought along. Spot can be removed with soapy water or any sour or sour water you have.

- Take a clean sharp disinfected knife (by fire is best) incise each fang of a cross shape (+) about 1cm long and 1.2cm deep.

- Using the mouth (no wounds on the mouth or inside, no cavities) suck the venom and spit it out in about 15 minutes. If you have a cupping tube, the better. Note: If you have been bitten by a poisonous snake after 30 minutes, this method cannot be used, trying to do it is considered useless.

- Give victim to coffee or tea.

- Wrap ice in a cloth and apply it around the snake bite.

3. High fever

a. Symptom:

- High fever has many causes, but a fever itself above 39 degrees Celsius can be dangerous, especially for young children.

b. Handling:

- For young children, ventilate the body by removing all clothes removed on the baby's cap.

- In adults only for wearing underwear.

- Apply a towel, cold or cool water to the head, chest, abdomen, thighs, groin and back of the neck - when the cold is gone, change another towel.

- Create cool for the patient by fan or create cool air.

- Stop fever-reducing measures when your body temperature drops below 38 degrees Celsius.

- Strengthening additional cold water, juice.

- Attention when fever from 40 degrees C or higher patients may appear convulsions.

- Must find a more positive way of applying ice.

- When the fever goes away, take the sick person to the nearest medical facility for examination to find out the cause.

- Do not give aspirin if the patient or stomach pain (upper abdomen).

4. Centipede Bite

A centipede is a reptile with many legs (hundreds of legs), and has sharp teeth. Sometimes centipedes crawl into tents and bite people.

a. Symptom: The bite has 2 small holes

- Mild: Severe pain bites and redness and can cause superficial necrosis at the site of bite for several weeks Causes itching, paresthesia, lymph node edema, but transient bleeding.

- Severe: People with fever and fatigue, body aches and shortness of breath. More severe are lymph nodes with enlarged lymph nodes, abdominal pain and nausea.

b. Handling:

- Wash with liquid soap or ammonia solution.

- Apply cold compresses to relieve soreness.

- If you don't get better, you should move into a hospital.

5. Scorpions bite

Scorpions are often found in the South, when setting up camping tents in the South, you need to clean the ground to remove all the leaves and holes of dry wood. Those places are usually home to scorpions. Scorpions contain a needle at the end of the tail, which contains extremely dangerous venom and there are some cases that can lead to death, one should not underestimate.

a. Symptom:

- People who get stung by scorpions experience soreness and swelling, runny nose, runny throat, vomit, numb tongue, headache, drowsiness, panting, maybe even coma, high fever. degrees, pancreatitis.

b. Handling:

- Find a way to remove the poison stinger.

- Wash the injection site clean, and apply a cold cloth.

- Treated by feeling slightly like a snake bite.

- It can be treated according to folklore by washing and crushing Dandelion and Dai thanh Diep to cover wounds.

- If you do not get better, you must rush to the hospital.

6. Bee bite

a. Symptom:

- Severe aches, redness, extreme fever, hoarseness, vomiting, restlessness or agitation; worse can be coma or death.

b. Handling:

- Find ways to pick up the stinger and poisonous bag of bees.

- It can be washed with one of the following types of water: Soapy water, ammonia solution, lime water or without water is fine.

- Dispers Aspirin and sprinkle it on the injection site to reduce pain.

- If it is a yellow bee, wash with fresh vinegar or onions.

- It can be treated according to folklore by washing and crushing the most Lost Flowers, Corolla Dandelion, Dandelion and Half Border to cover the wound.

- Ethnic people often try to kill a bee and tear it in two and apply it to the bite.

- Use sterile gauze to bandage the wound.

- If there are many stings, rush to the hospital.

Why do you need to align your backpack often when traveling?

Why do you need to align your backpack often when traveling?

Remember the last time you went on a picnic, how many times did you adjust your backpack? Or only once before starting the trip? Can you just adjust it right before going home? Most people think of a backpack as equipment that only needs to be prepared once, meaning never to look back on it until coming home with a sore back.

Unfortunately, this happens to quite a lot of people. And often, they had to drag their feet down the mountain with a loose hip cushion and a backpack squeezed to the side to look dangerous, definitely unable to go hiking in this form already! So you want to know the secret to carry both effective and comfortable?

Very simple, you just need to follow 2 concise steps:

Step 1: Find a backpack that is comfortable and fits for you. Be sure to stuff your stuff inside and try your backpack on, before deciding whether to buy it or not.

Step 2: align the backpack regularly.

Everything sounds obvious, but read on for a more detailed explanation. People can wear their backpacks much more simply by adjusting their backpacks throughout the trip. Because during a long day of traveling, several factors begin to affect your backpack, changing the position you carry your backpack, such as:

- Every time you take or pack an item, you are changing the way you organize your belongings. Lunches or snacks in the middle of the road is also the time to rearrange the luggage in your backpack.

- Even if you have a very solid routine of packing things in the morning, your backpack still varies a little from day to day.

- Continuous movement, especially when climbing, tends to change the position of the backpack and change the weight distribution.

- The straps and buckles on your backpack are sometimes loosened due to hiking, hiking, damping or rubbing along the way.

These factors make it important to adjust your backpack strap regularly. Keeping your backpack fit (a skill you need to learn) allows you to carry things on your back more effectively. This has a double effect on frameless or plate-framed backpacks, which require extra care when carrying and packing. I'm not telling you to walk while clutching the backpack strap, adjusting little by little whenever you feel uncomfortable. But you can think about loosening your straps a little and tightening them in the morning just before you take your backpack up or take it off. And then your back will have to thank you for that.

In this article, I will not go into how the package fits, but I will show you how to adjust your backpack. You just need to follow these steps:

- Make sure your hips rest comfortably on your hips and are tied up several times.

- Loosen all straps, belts, and belts.

- Tighten chest belt and adjust the width for comfort

- Make sure the horizontal straps (wrap around the backpack and keep the luggage from moving) are fastened tightly.

- These wires are rarely needed to be adjusted, so this step can be ignored. For many backpacks, these strings are often seen on the sides of the backpack to help compact the backpack.

- Shoulder straps at a level just below shoulder level. Remember that the backpack weight will mostly go down to the hips, the shoulder straps only help keep the luggage in an upright position and keep the backpack from moving from side to side.

- Now tighten the luggage support (connecting the shoulder straps to the top of the backpack) until you feel the shoulder straps pulled up slightly. Push a few centimeters back if it feels too tight.

Everything is very simple, isn't it? And generally, you just need to walk while adjusting the shoulder straps a little. Or pay more attention in the mornings after packing all your belongings, on the way and after lunch (the time you will take out, put in food as well as other equipment)