Thursday, 26 February 2015

Essential items for a first aid kit

  • Different sized adhesive dressings / plasters
  • Different sized sterile wound dressings
  • Sterile eye pad
  • Small burns dressing
  • Various sized bandages
  • Triangular bandages - for elevated and arm slings
  • Tubular bandages - for use on joints, toes or fingers
  • Cleansing wipes - to clean around wounds
  • Gauze pads - use as dressings or swabs to clean around wounds
  • Disposable gloves
  • Safety pins
  • J-cloth - or something similar to clean up fluids etc
Keep all these together in a handy watertight box which you can take away on holiday with you.

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