I am not a Doctor so if you have an emergency please seek professional help.
Suggestion: One kit in each car, one kit in each bathroom, one kit in any traveling unit.
· Alcohol or antiseptic wound wipes
· Antiseptic/anesthetic spray (like Bactine)
· Ace bandage
· Adhesive tape (cloth) 1″ thickness
· Antibiotic ointment for cuts and scrapes
· Aspirin or similar anti-inflammatory pain reliever
· Assorted non-stick adhesive bandages
· Burn cream or aloe vera based gel for minor burns
· Calamine lotion or hydrocortisone cream for the “itchy scratches”
· Cotton balls and swabs
· Eye wash kit
· Instant cold pack
· Insect bite/sting stick
· Smelling salts
· Sterile gauze pads for large wounds
· CPR instruction card
· Disposable latex gloves
· EpiPen or similar epinephrine auto-injector for severe allergic (anaphylactic) reaction
· First aid guide-book
· Hand sanitizer
· Wet wipes
Once a year check all kits and make sure everything is up today.
- Make a list of whats inside for inventory. (Change as needed)
- Throw away any product with an old expiration date or soon-to-expire date.
- Re-supply items needed or low.
- Keep a card in the kit with all medicine allergies for each affected family member.
Now you are ready for any minor BOO BOO’s!
When experiencing one of the following conditions, call 911 immediately:
- Bloody diarrhea with weakness
- Chest pain (heart attack)
- Coma or (unresponsive victim)
- Drug overdose
- Heart attack
- Heat stroke
- Shortness of breath
- Sudden slurred speech
- Sudden blindness
- Uncontrolled nosebleed
- Vomiting blood
- Serious Burns
- Bleeding that will not stop
- Bleeding with weakness (shock)
- Broken bones visible through an open wound
- Broken leg
This is certainly not an exhaustive list. It’s important to understand that emergencies are defined by the victim; if you feel you are having a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.
May God protect you and Keep you Safe while having FUN!