ARR RAW Episode 8: First Aid for Motorcyclists & Off the Cuff Round Table Discussions

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ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers - Episode 8

Featuring Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin.

First Aid

Training before leaving? What kit if any, do you have? What should all riders have with them for First Aid - minimum?

First Aid Kit - Courtesy of Sam Manicom Keep it to a minimum! – Store in Air/dust tight container

Thermometer – normal oral temperature of 98.6°F (37°C) Crepe bandage and safety pins Triangle bandage – no more – tear up a t-shirt Gauze Wound dressings - breathable Paraffin Gauze dressings – burns Wound cleaning gauze Band-Aids – waterproof yet breathable Compeed - blister plasters Dry disinfectant powder – weeping wounds Hand disinfectant gel – clean hands before start work. Suture kit Tweezers Duct Tape! Surgical gloves Iodine tablets – clean water for wound washing Sachet of Hydration salts Saline eye drops Pain killers Imodium - for the treatment of diarrhea Flagyl (metronidazole) is an antibiotic. ... Flagyl is used to treat bacterial infections of the vagina, stomach, skin, joints, and respiratory tract Malaria prophylaxis - preventive treatment of malaria Vaccination certificate and prescriptions from Doctor for any regular drug requirements List of blood group, allergies etc, medical contact details, travel insurance contact details *Added by Elizabeth for women riders: Oral Fluconazole - used to treat vaginal yeast infections

Off the Cuff

An open discussion between Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin

RAW PLUGS

Grant Johnson - www.horizunsunlimited.comPLUGS : HUMM Spain - Aragon - Oct 17-20 - Register now at www.horizonsunlimited.com/events

HUBB - California HUBB - Nakusp - RAW Recording Live Website Upgrade: www.horizonsunlimited.com. Looking for gps co-ordinates for anything such as repairs shops, border crossings, points of interest. Testers for new system: looking for user input. Contact Grant or Susan at www.horizonsunlimited.com.

Sam Manicom - www.sam-manicom.com PLUGS: Irve Seaver BMW Orange CA 3rd September San Jose BMW 8th September Horizons Unlimited California, Mariposa 22nd to 25th September

Graham Field - http://grahamfield.co.uk/ PLUGS: Copdock Classic Motorcycle Club Bike Show: http://www.copdock-cmc.co.uk/Events-TheShow.htm KTM 950 Adventure for sale on eBay Jim Martin - www.adventureriderradio.com PLUGS: HUBB - Nakusp - RAW Recording Live If you like the show and want to keep it coming to you free, please consider dropping a donation to help keep it going. Donate here.

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