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Re: Prescription medications in your kit

Originally Posted by travlin-easy View Post
Sure, you can get medical advice, but that's only based upon the information provided by the person on the other end of the communications device. If you do not possess the knowledge and continued training in the medical field(s), it would be indeed difficult to provide even the most preliminary, basic information to a qualified physician on the other end of the line. Sure, you might get lucky, but I wouldn't want to bet my life on it.Gary
Well said, Gary.
Just like the rail on our boat is the edge of a 900 foot cliff, injuries on a passage are not acceptable. There's no cure needed if one is thoughtful, cognizant of their surroundings/actions and always cautious.
Again, sh*t does NOT have to happen!

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