January 15, 2010, Newsletter Issue #202: Different kits for different jobs

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According to most experts, the basic first-aid kit should contain most or all of the following:Dressings, adhesive bandage strips, sterile dressings (consisting of an absorbent pad attached to a roller bandage), butterfly bandages, elastic bandages, hypoallergenic adhesive tape, roller bandages, sterile cotton balls, sterile patches, sterile gauze pads, sterile non-adherent pads, triangular bandages. Instruments you will need include Blunt-tipped scissors, tweezers, and bulb syringe. Other equipment includes Sterile swabs (made of cotton or similar)eye cup or small plastic cup, instant-acting chemical cold packs, paper cups, space blanket, non-latex disposable gloves, disposable apron, CPR Microshield, or other breathing barrier, thermometer, medication, activated charcoal, antiseptic wipes or antiseptic solution, antiseptic/anesthetic ointment or spray, calamine/antihistamine lotion, sterile eye wash,syrup of ipecac, painkillers like Aspirin or Acetaminophen.

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