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1st aid Kits (for Car & Hiking)
« on: September 08, 2017, 03:42:42 PM »
Here's what we actually have assembled, so far.  Pretty much wraps it up, unless someone has another suggestion.

  Vehicle 3-5 Day 3 Person First Aid Kit
   Bandages
4  3" Gauze Rolls
6  1" Gauze Rolls
12  Packages Gauze Sponges
24  Band Aids
   General Medical
10  Iodine Prep. Pads
6  Moist Burn Pad
20  Alchol Prep. Pads
9  Insect Bite Treatment Pads
4  Hemostatic Agent Powder Packets
12  A. & D. Ointment Packets
21  Hydrocortizone Cream Packets
3  Clear Medical Tape Roll
1  Fabric Medical Tape Roll
12  Pairs Sterile Nitrile Gloves
   Survival Equipment
1 Survival Compass-Light-Temp/Humid-light-tweezers-flint/steel-whistle-mirror
1  Multipurpose Knife
1  Mini Keychain Flashlight
1  Flashlight
1  Mini Flint Lighter
4  Emergency Blanket
3  Sterile Scalpel
1  Micro Fiber Towel
8  Particulate Respirator Masks
20  Water Purification Tablets
14  Radiation Protection (Potassium Iodine) Tablets
1 Folding can opener
4 Folding Spoon/Knife/Fork
2 x 50' of paracord
   Medication
12  Advil 200 mg Ibuprofen (Pain Relief) Tablets
12  Tylenol 500 mg Acetaminophen (Pain Relief) Tablets
10  Bayer 325 mg Asprin (Pain Relief) Tablets
18  Benadryl 25 mg Diphenhydramine (Poison Ivy/Insect Bite Relief) Tablets
5  Zantac 150 mg Ranitidine (Heartburn Relief) Tablets


The personal kit is similar, but with less of each, and omits a few items.
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Re: 1st aid Kits (for Car & Hiking)
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2017, 05:56:11 PM »
Bandages? Wraps it up? :lol: :lol: :lol:

One more no one ever thinks about until you actually need it, Lidocaine cream, ointment, spray, whatever, pack all 3 or more, even a simple cut in the right spot, be it hand or foot, can make it pretty tough going if you have to keep going.
The list is good for nearly every occasion unless you're doing triage. :scared:

That's the thing about first aid kits. the moment you use something, it needs to replaced immediately, so I have a 5 gallon bucket sealed with overflow of tons of bandages and tape, antiseptic etc. so I never actually run out of stuff.
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Re: 1st aid Kits (for Car & Hiking)
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2017, 06:59:44 PM »
Bandages? Wraps it up? :lol: :lol: :lol:

One more no one ever thinks about until you actually need it, Lidocaine cream, ointment, spray, whatever, pack all 3 or more, even a simple cut in the right spot, be it hand or foot, can make it pretty tough going if you have to keep going.
The list is good for nearly every occasion unless you're doing triage. :scared:

That's the thing about first aid kits. the moment you use something, it needs to replaced immediately, so I have a 5 gallon bucket sealed with overflow of tons of bandages and tape, antiseptic etc. so I never actually run out of stuff.

I should add that.   Been using Gold Bond with Lidocaine anti-itch, the stuff is almost instantaneous relief... just kills the itch immediately.

We've done the same thing, and added a few more things for the house first aid "warehouse stock".   It'll replenish the travel kits, and give us what we might need at home.   Just having GOOD Bandaids instead of those ultra-cheap, non-stick plastic ones that come in the prepackaged 1st aid kits, made it worth the effort to assemble our own.

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Re: 1st aid Kits (for Car & Hiking)
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2017, 02:41:37 AM »
I should add that.   Been using Gold Bond with Lidocaine anti-itch, the stuff is almost instantaneous relief... just kills the itch immediately.

We've done the same thing, and added a few more things for the house first aid "warehouse stock".   It'll replenish the travel kits, and give us what we might need at home.   Just having GOOD Bandaids instead of those ultra-cheap, non-stick plastic ones that come in the prepackaged 1st aid kits, made it worth the effort to assemble our own.
Isn't that the truth, I always buy the large cloth type, knuckle bands are my personal favorite, three of those on a gaping wound, and I'm good to go. :biggrin:
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Re: 1st aid Kits (for Car & Hiking)
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2017, 01:18:48 PM »
Finally, I just ordered some travel bags and hiking bags for the kits we've put together.

Hard cases don't fit very well under the vehicle seats & the kids that are involved in CAP, insist on bags over hard cases.
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