What contents should be contained in a home first aid kit?

In emergency situations at least a few basic medical supplies should be kept in close proximity to help someone in the case of a medical condition or injury. Knowing how to treat minor injuries can make a big difference and stop it from becoming more serious. Basic first aid classes and literature should allow anyone to effectively use the contents of a home first aid kit. Here are some basic contents that any good home first aid kit should include.

  • A cell phone with a rotary or solar charger
  • Two pairs of sterile medical gloves
  • Sterile dressings to prevent continuous bleeding
  • Cleansing disinfectants like antibacterial soap
  • Antibiotic ointment to prevent infection
  • Burn ointment to prevent infection
  • Adhesive bandages in a diverse number of sizes
  • Eye wash solution
  • Thermometer
  • Emergency medication that is prescribed to members of your family such as insulin, heart medicine, and asthma inhalers.
  • Aspirin or pain reliever
  • Anti-diarrhea medication
  • Antacid
  • Scissors & Tweezers
  • Lubricant

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