8 ARR RAW: 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
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

Grant Johnson - Horizons Unlimited

Grant Johnson - Horizons Unlimited

Off the Cuff

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


Sam Manicom - Motorcycle Adventurer & Author

Sam Manicom - Motorcycle Adventurer & Author

Grant Johnsonwww.horizunsunlimited.com
PLUGS : 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.

Graham Field - Motorcycle Adventurer & Author

Graham Field - Motorcycle Adventurer & Author

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 Fieldhttp://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 Martinwww.adventureriderradio.com
PLUGS: HUBB - Nakusp - RAW Recording Live
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