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The Ultimate Prepper First Aid Kit

Article provided by www.thepreparednessexperience.com

The "ultimate" first aid kit, according to The Preparedness Experience, contains the following long list of items:

Priority Supplies For Your Kit

  • Ace bandages
  • Abdominal pads
  • Silk medical tape roll
  • Benadryl – always good to include even if you or your party doesn’t have any known allergies
  • Imodium – highly underrated
  • Triangular bandages
  • Saline eye drops
  • Rolled gauze
  • Butterfly bandages – useful for deep lacerations
  • Safety pins – good for keeping dressings and bandages in place if you need to get creative
  • Moleskin – versatile
  • Advil or Ibuprofen
  • Gloves – these will help you stay clean and safe when treating wounds
  • Gauze pads
  • Trauma shears
  • Needle & thread – stored in isopropyl alcohol
  • Wound irrigation syringes
  • White petroleum jelly or Vaseline – very versatile (keep in a small container)
  • Chest seals – necessary for sucking chest wounds (more on that here)
  • Antibiotics – Bactrim or Doxycycline 
  • Thermometer
  • Aspirin
  • Nasopharyngeal airway – 28 FR
  • Z-fold gauze
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Tweezers – always useful for wound care
  • A reference guide – this will make sure you’re doing things the right way and don’t make mistakes
  • SAM splint – a portable and convenient splint option that survivalists love
  • Pressure dressing – a must-have for wounds on the arm or leg
  • Caffeine pills – good for situations where you need to stay awake and get to your destination or keep watch
  • Coban roll – an easy to use wrap for limbs that won’t come off easily
  • Plastic cling wrap – ideally two inches wide
  • Tourniquet – you can make your own with other materials/objects but these are easy to store and do the best job
  • Acetaminophen aka Tylenol
  • Emergency blankets – another essential inclusion
  • Band-aids – duh
  • Pepto-Bismol pills – easier to store than the liquid you get in stores
  • Miconazole – for treating fungal or yeast infections

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