What’s in a First Aid Kit?

What's in a First Aid Kit?

 

Injuries can happen at any place. Be it home, a work station, a bus station, etc. and a well-equipped first aid kit helps to respond effectively to all sorts of injuries.

 

 

What should a First Aid Kit have? In order to be equipped to handle all sorts of injuries and ailments, a first aid kit should ideally have the following:

 

 

  • Plasters in all shapes and sizes
  • Sterile dressing pads or gauze dressings
  • Roller gauze
  • Crepe bandage of basic size
  • Disposable gloves
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Alcohol swabs
  • Gauze adhesive tape
  • Thermometer
  • Betadine ointment
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • Pain killer spray
  • Fever medications like TAB. CALPOL/TAB. DOLO 650 MG (advised only for adults)
  • Distilled water
  • Eye pad
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Antiseptic liquid like DETTOL/SAVLON
  • Contact number of Family Physician
  • Torch
  • First aid manual

 

Having a first aid kit is the first step towards handling an injury.

 

Be more than well. Be well prepared.

 

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