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what should be kept in a first-aid kit for emergencies?

A: a flare gun, an assault rifle preferably AK-47, and condoms Chocolate WATER Do a search on the web for first-aid supplies. It will give you a list of items to put in your first-aid kit depending on where you are going to keep it..for instance a back-packing trip will have different items than a home first-aid kit or a kit to carry in your car. Different situations--different first-aid kits..Try your local Red Cross for information. They should be able to give you a general list for your personal first-aid kit. band

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I need 15 items to put in a first aid kit?

A: Antibiotic salve, butterfly bandages which in some cases are a good substitute for a deep cut that would normally need sutures.Benadryl for allergic reactions such as a bee sting. Cortezone creme like lanacaine or lanacort for rashes and itching. Antiseptic wipes for cleaning wounds, needle for slivers, aspirin or tylenol for pain, fever etc. alcohol swabs Mask Safety pins Slings pressure bandage paracetamol thermometer two items you didn''t mention that should be in ant first aid kit is a couple of rolls of roller bandage (2" is a good size) and two or three triangular bandages. they are by far the best for some type injuries, are fast to apply, and take very little room first aid...


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what should I have in a first aid kit for my home, car, and purse?

A: Just go to Walmart and buy their first aid kit. It will have everything you need. Most kits comes with the essentials needed. Check with your local Ambulance Service and they will be able to advise you more. Anything really serious, unless you have a certain life threatening condition, should acquire medical help. By life threatening I mean allergic to bee stings and such things. The bigger the kit, the more you get. Purse, band-aid and Aspirin. Hope you find what''s best for your needs. flashlight,batteries, bandaid, disinfectant, gouse pads, snacks, jack, can opener, screw driver, pepper mase, phone card(need to refill regurlary), extra cash, picture or ide,...


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what Should be in a first aid kit?

A: Injuries can happen at home or away from home at any time whether during an auto accident, in the event of a natural disaster, or as a result of other threats. If so, it is important to have a fully-stocked first aid kit readily available. One first aid kit must always remain in the home, and the other first aid kit is perfect for the car. The first aid kit for the home should be in a clean, large container that is simple to open and easy to transport. If it is too bulky or too hard to open, it could be detrimental if a significant injury occurs. By having it be large and roomy, it is easy...


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what should I keep in a first aid kit?

A: Keeping a stocked first aid kit is key to treating injuries early. Make your first aid kit portable, so you can store it in your backpack or in the back of the car. Take care to label everything carefully and clearly. Carry plenty of insect repellant and sunscreen, as you will use these all the time. Increased blood flow to the skin during pregnancy causes that characteristic glow, but it also makes you more likely to burn and more susceptible to insect bites. Your first aid kit should also include some basic treatment gear, including pregnancy-safe medications in case you feel ill (such as with nausea, motion sickness or diarrhea) and wound...


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what objects should be included in a first aid kit?

A: Contents of a first aid Kit Most store bought first aid kits, especially the cheap ones, are very poor in terms of quality, quantity, and selection of items, and are only suited for treating very minor injuries. A homemade kit, if properly prepared, is generally better and sometimes cheaper than most commercial kits. A generic first aid kit is better than nothing. However, the contents of a first aid kit should be optimized for local conditions. For example, a kit for hikers in snake country should have a snakebite kit. A kit aboard a boat should have medications for seasickness. One list...


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what does a first-aid kit contain?

A: There are about 20 things in a first aid kit. The standard first aid kit includes: -emergency phone numbers -small and large sterile gauze pads -adhesive tape -bandages to make a sling -adhesive bandages in assorted sizes -scissors -tweezers -safety pins -ice bag or chemical ice pack -disposable gloves -a flashlight (with extra batteries) -antiseptic wipes or soap -pencil and paper -a blanket -syrup of ipecac (only use if told to do so by poison control!) -eye patches -a thermometer, -coins for a pay phone ** -possibly a first aid manual. I hope this helps....


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what is contained in a first aid kit and what does each item do?

A: Some contents in a first aid kit are as follows: bandages to control bleeding personal protective equipment like gloves breathing barrier CPR...


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what should a first aid Kit consist of?

A: an antiseptic solution cotton swabs cotton gauge pain killers gloves(latex preferably) thermometer antibiotics first aid kit is for temporary relief from pain or shock or any other it is not for long term therapy. first aid is done to save life in due time before going to hospital or a doctor. So a first aid kit may not have all the essential stuff I suggest adding to the above list: - scissors - thermal blanket - calcium - activated charcoal - BLS pocket mask - whistle and mirror - small flashlight i would add also super glue for bad cuts... mole skin for blisters tylenol or motrin for aches, fevers, etc.....


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what Should One Have In A first aid kit?

A: The essential items which go into a first-aid kit are two pairs of Latex gloves (in case a person is allergic to Latex gloves, he or she can put in a couple of pairs of any other variety of sterile gloves), sterile dressings which can help prevent the bleeding, a cleansing agent or a soap and antiseptic towelettes (these are the disinfectants), antibiotic ointment which can help prevent the infection, burn ointment which can help prevent the infection, adhesive bandages (these come in a variety of sizes) and non-stick sterile pads. These are soft pads which have super-absorbent properties and can provide a conducive environment for the healing of a wound. It is absolutely necessary to put a bottle of eye-wash solution, which can act as a...
 
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