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  • Tools
    • Small Scissors
    • Tweezers
    • Needle
    • Suture thread
    • Sterile disposable gloves
    • Surgical mask
    • Stethoscope
    • Emergency eye wash kit
  • Guides
    • CPR Guide
    • Heimlich Maneuver guide
    • What to do for accidental poisoning
    • Guide on poisonous plants or insects
  • Bandages and Cloths
    • Adhesive Bandages Various sizes and shapes.
    • Surgical Gauze
    • Surgical Tape
    • Skin Tape/Butterfly closure strips
    • Eye Pads
    • Cotton Pads and cotton balls
    • Large cloth bandages
    • Ace bandages
  • Wound Cleaning and Care
    • Antibiotic Ointment or cream
    • Iodine
    • Sterile alcohol wipes
    • Antiseptic towlettes
    • Spray or cream ;for mild burns
    • Calamine Lotion or powder
    • Anti-fungal cream
    • Petroleum jelly
    • Aloe Vera
    • Saline solution
  • Medicine
    • Ibuprofen
    • Tylenol or Asprin
    • Children’s pain reliever/fever reducer
    • Medicine for upset stomach
    • Anti-Diarrhea Medicine
    • Anti-histamines or anti-allergen pills
    • Coedine
  • Important Tips
    • Sterilize all tools (scissors, tweezers, etc ) first. Use alchohol swabs or heat with a lighter or matches.
    • All bandages should be sterile Individual bandages should be sealed in individual packages.
    • Ensure guides have instructions on how to perform life-saving techniques on children and infants as well.
    • If someone in your family has a severe allergy (such as to nuts or shellfish) it is strongly advised to have an epipen in the kit, in addition to carrying an epipen with you on a daily basis.
    • Be aware of any drug allergies Have them listed in case further medical attention is necessary.
    • Toss the emetics Medicines used to induce ;vomiting, like syrup of ipecac, are no longer recommended for use.

Be prepared for medical emergencies with a fully-loaded First-Aid Kit. Our First-Aid Kit Checklist has all the essentials for your at-home first-aid needs. Make sure you have all these items to treat minor accidents and help hasten the healing process.

First Aid Kit Checklist
  Lauren Meir

on May 14, 2012

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