First Aid Kit

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Having a well-stocked first aid kit is essential, here are some of the basic must-haves:

First Aid Kit

What supplies you add to your kit will be determined by you individual needs. If you are preparing a small survival kit to carry on your belt, then you may only have room for some bandages, antiseptic, and gauzes (doubles as a fire starter). While the typical family first aid kit will have everything needed for most emergencies, if you’re planning for long term survival isolated from civilization then you will need equipment for basic surgery/dental, complete with medical manuals.

Recommended First Aid Kit

(1) Bottle Extra-strength non-aspirin tablets
(1) Bottle Aspirin tablets
(1) Bottle Ibuprofen tablets
(1) Bottle Antacid
(1) Bottle Anti-Gas
(1) Bottle Anti-diarrhea medication
(1) Bottle Laxative
(1) Burn relief gel pack
(1) CPR one-way valve face shield
(3) Antibiotic ointment packs
(3) Insect sting relief pads
(12) Alcohol cleansing pads
(6) Antiseptic cleansing wipes
(1) Sunscreen pack
(1) Lip ointment pack
(1) 6″x3/4″ Finger splint
(1) 1/2″x5 yd First aid tape roll
(2) 2″x2″ Premium grade moleskin
(3) Butterfly wound closures
(1) 4″x5″ Instant cold compress
(2) Povidone-iodine infection control wipes
(1) Eye wash
(1) Sterile eye pad
(1) 2″x4.1 yd Conforming gauze roll bandage
(1) 5″x9″ Trauma pad
(2) 4″x4″ Gauze dressing pads
(4) 2″x2″ Gauze dressing pads
(2) 2″x4″ Elbow & knee plastic bandage
(2) Fingertip fabric bandages
(2) Knuckle fabric bandages
(10) 3/8″x1-1/2″ Junior adhesive plastic bandages
(26) 3/4″x3″ Adhesive plastic bandages
(5) Steri-strips (instead of stitches), can also use Crazy Glue as long as you sterilize the wound
(2) Exam quality vinyl gloves
(10) Cotton tipped applicators
(2) safety pins
(1) Tweezers
(1) Scissor
(1) Scalpel
(1) Extractor (Snake & Insect Bits)
(1) First Aid Quick Reference Guide
(1) Complete First Aid Manual
(1) Family Medical Guide
(1) US Army Field Surgery Manual(10) Sutures(1) Staplegun for staples (instead of sutures)

(5) Quick-Qlot packs (can find on Amazon)

(1) Gluco-tabs (for diabetics)

(1) Herbal Essential Oils Kit (for alternative medicine)

(1) Bottle of rubbing alcohol or peroxide

OPTIONAL:

Defibrillation Kit for heart attacks (can buy them on Amazon)

 

 

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