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Preparing Your First Aid Kit

19 January 2013Comments
Preparing Your First Aid Kit

Having a first aid kit in both your home & car is very important.  Below is a list of the essential contents & equipment:

  • Dressing / Gauze
  • Bandages
  • Burn Gel
  • Plasters
  • Gloves (preferably non-latex)
  • Face Shield (for mouth-to-mouth)
  • Space Blanket
  • Thermometer
  • Triangle Bandage (used for supporting the arm)

The following are great extras.  Please consult your pharmacist / doctor with regards to any medications

  • Antiseptic Liquid (for cleaning wounds)
  • Antiseptic Cream
  • Antihistamine
  • Scissors
  • Safety Pins
  • Tweezers

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