First aid kit list

First Aid List
Checklist for building your first responder kit

The deluxe first responder kit, pictured below has a blood-borne
pathogen clean-up kit as well as AmpuSave, a medical
transport device for the storage and transportation of severed
digits or soft tissue. It also includes a First Aid Field Guide that
provides information on emergency protocols for over 30
emergencies, best safety and clean-up practices, and Good
Samaritan laws and liability. It's handy because it includes a
general intake pad, a cardiac intake pad, a stroke intake pad,
as well as an inventory refill checklist complete with expiration
dates. It makes a great first responder kit, but you can build
your own.

What's in the Box?
  1. Nylon jump bag
  2. First Aid Field Guide
  3. Blood borne pathogen clean-up kit with: latex-free gloves
    (1 pair); red biohazard waste bag; pick-up scoop with
    scraper; cleaning disinfectant wipe; disposable dry
    absorbent towels (3); fluid control solidifier; antimicrobial
    hand wipe; twist tie
  4. AmpuSave medical transport device with: storage
    compartments (2); cold compress with ammonium nitrate
    active ingredient; gauze pads (2); saline solution;
    instruction card
  5. (2); saline solution; instruction card
  6. (6) Abdominal bandages (ABD pads)
  7. (20) Adhesive strips, 1" x 3"
  8. Antibiotic ointment
  9. Antiseptic wipes
  10. Assorted adhesive bandages
  11. (10) Beaded nylon cable security seal
  12. Bottle of chewable aspirin
  13. Burn Dressing
  14. (12) Burn gel
  15. Cardiac intake pad
  16. (4) Cold pack
  17. (3) CPR mask
  18. (3) Elastic bandage
  19. Emergency blanket
  20. Emesis bag
  21. (4) Eye pads
  22. Eye wash, 4 oz.
  23. Finger splint
  24. (92) Gauze pads, 4" x 4"
  25. (2) Gauze pads, non-adhesive, 3" x 4"
  26. (8) Gauze, stretch, 4"
  27. General intake pad
  28. Glucose for diabetic events
  29. (6) Hand sanitizer
  30. (5) Hydrocortisone ointment
  31. (4) Mask with eye protection
  32. (24 pair) Non-latex gloves
  33. Package of wound closure strips
  34. Penlight
  35. Scissors, 7-1/4"
  36. Stroke intake pad
  37. Structural aluminum malleable (SAM) splint
  38. (6) Tape, 1/2"x 2-1/5 yd.
  39. Trauma bandage
  40. Triangle bandage
  41. Tweezers, 4-1/5"

At first glance, figuring out how to build your first aid kit may
be daunting. But really it just starts with a list and then from
there you can start adding contents and checking them off as
you go.

Let's take a look at the contents of a well built first responder

Anatomy of a Prepper first responder kit:

  1. ACE wraps
  2. adhesive bandages
  3. cloth tape
  4. compress dressings (5 x 9)
  5. gauze pads
  6. gauze roll bandage
  7. trauma pads
  8. Sling bandage

  1. Analgesics (pain relief), such as Lidocaine
  2. Antibacterials (infection protection) Povidone-iodine
    infection control wipes
  3. antibiotics (fish antibiotics, provided you understand the
  4. Antiseptics (cleansing)
  5. Anti-diarrheal, such as Immodium or generic equivalent is
  6. Antifungal ointment
  7. Aspirin, such as convenient Bayer Aspirin packets.
  8. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl). Beadryl is a must have for
    allergic reactions, such as bee stings.
  9. Heartburn relief, such as Alka Seltzer, Prilosec or Tums.
  10. Hydrocortisone
  11. Ibuprofin, such as Advil.

Other pharmaceuticals and medicinal herbals
  1. Activated charcoal tablets for poisoning emergencies.
  2. Alcohol swabs.
  3. Ammonia inhalant.
  4. Antibiotic ointment (polysporin and Neosporin)
  5. Antiseptic wipes
  6. Calumine lotion.
  7. Instant glucose.
  8. Parasite relief. Try Fresh Green Black Walnut Wormwood
    Complex to treat parasites.
  9. Tea tree oil
  10. Visine

  1. EMT Trauma shears
  2. Tourniquet. A tourniquet has one purpose only: it's use is
    to stop uncontrollable arterial bleeding. A tourniquet is not
    for snake bites!Go to training so you know the proper use
    of a tourniquet as misuse of a tourniquet could result in
    loss of limb!
  3. thermometer
  4. Irrigation Syringe. For wound irrigation, a syringe of this
    type allows the flow of a solution across an open wound
    surface. The purpose of this wound hydration is to remove
    deeper debris to help prevent infection and to allow a
    better visual on the wound to assess.
  5. tongue depressors
  6. tweezers (splinter tweezers)
  7. Blankets: mylar blankets , wool blanket

  1. Burn kit. Piston Syringe, Burn spray or burn gel.
  2. Eyewash kit. Eyewash, sterile eye pads)
  3. Snake Bite and bee sting Kit. Sawyer extracter
  4. Electrolyte replacement. Pack Pedialyte or generic
    electrolyte drink for kids. Pack sports drinks for the adults.
  5. Glucose tabs. Instant glucose is available for your
    prepper's first aid kit to treat reactions caused by low
    blood glucose (or sugar). This is especially important  
    treatment for people with diabetes. Glucose is a
    monosaccharide simple sugar that works by raising the
    glucose level in the blood quickly.

Rememeber also diabetic supplies, EPI pens, inhalers and
prescription medicines.

Other supplies
  • bloodpressure cuff
  • biohazard bag
  • body substance isolation: exam gloves, mask, goggles
  • cold compress (instant)
  • flashlight
  • medical tape
  • seatbelt cutter
  • stethoscope
  • suction device
  • window punch
  • wrist watch with seconds hand

Happy endings...
A well stocked first aid responder kit will help ensure happy
endings for everyone in your group. Be sure to regularly check
inventory and have first aid kits dispersed in your bugout bag,
bugout location, get home bag, at the workplace, in your
vehicles and in your home.

We hope this article has helped you take a look at the contents
of a first aid kit. Now you can move on to other areas of first
aid to learn:

You don't need to be a doctor to respond in crisis!

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