First Aid Necessities

Bleeding and Wounds

  • Bandages
  • Variety
  • Butterfly
  • Steri-strips
  • Liquid bandage (superglue)
  • Gauze
  • Gauze roll
  • Trauma pads (alternatives)
  • Triangular bandage
  • Israeli Bandage
  • Hemostatic agent
    • Use only in emergency
  • Suture
    • Nylon, silk, cat gut
  • Needle Driver
  • Scissors
  • Wound irrigation
    • Sterile water works
  • Eye wash
  • Sterile water

Burns

  • Burn Jel
    • Waterjel
  • Ice pack
  • Wet rag or towel
  • Pain gel or spray
    • Aloe w/ lido

Sprains/break – RICE

  • Splints (joint, finger, leg)
  • Sam Splint
  • Wood
  • Cold pack
  • Elastic bandage
  • RICE
    • Rest
    • Ice
    • Compression
    • Elevation
  • Topicals
  • Sting/Bite
    • Baking Soda (Bee)
    • Ammonia
    • Acidic (wasp)
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Antibiotic ointment
    • Polysporin
  • Avoid neosporin
  • Povidone-iodine
  • Antiseptic pads
  • Hand wipes
  • Chapstick
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
    • Prevention (DEET)
  • Dehydration
  • Fluids
  • Water
  • Pedialyte/Gatorade

OTC Meds

  • Allergy
    • Benadryl (sedating)
  • Nausea/antacid
  • Diarrhea
    • Imodium
  • Cold
    • Sudafed
    • Guaifenesin DM
  • Antacid
  • Cough
    • Drops
    • Honey (don’t use under 1 year old)
  • Anti-inflammatory
    • Ibuprofen
    • Tylenol (not technically anti-inflammatory)
  • Medications you use
    • Insulin, etc

Kids

  • Distractions (suckers)
  • Children’s medications (liquid)

Miscellaneous

  • Eye wash
  • CPR Shield for trained personnel
  • Hands only CPR
  • Gloves (non-latex)
  • Shears
  • Tweezers
  • Get a good set
  • Tape
  • Moleskin
  • Eye drops
  • Zip lock bags
  • First aid Manual
  • Safety pins
  • Triangular bandages
  • Israeli Bandage
  • Sam Splint
  • Soap
  • Sanitizer
  • Not for soiled items
  • Goggles
  • Paper/Pad
    • Date/time/items/etc

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