What a First Aid Kit Should Include

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What should a first aid kit include?

What a First Aid Kit Should Include

Every home should have a first aid kit with essential tools for medical safety. First aid emergencies can arise at any time and could require any number of different items. For cuts and bruises, sprains and breaks preparation can eliminate or minimize pain, infections or other complications.

The last thing you want is for an emergency to present itself and not have what you need to control the situation. Make sure you have the proper equipment in your first aid kit to handle the various situations you might encounter at any given time.

Here are some things that you should make sure to include in your kit.

  • Bandages
  • Ice packs
  • Disinfectant ointment
  • Alcohol swabs
  • Gauze
  • Aspirin/Tylenol/Advil, etc.
  • Peroxide

   

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