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Adventure Ready Merino

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Adventure Ready Merino

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What to have in your first aid kit

  • Small notebook and pen (to record casualty condition over time if needs to be evacuated) outdoor notebook
  • Disposable gloves
  • Tough cut scissors
  • Non-adherent dressing like Melolin (carry large ones can be cut to size)
  • Wound dressings – a dressing pad attached to a bandage
  • Little gauzes – to mop up blood
  • Safety pins
  • Saline pods – to irrigate eyes
  • Mediwipes – pre-packed wipes for cleaning wounds
  • Micropore tape – can be used to secure dressings or immobilise fingers
  • Compression trauma dressing for big bleeds (could also use buff etc)
  • Compeed for blisters
  • Dioralyte – useful in summer
  • Bandage/support bandage – used to hold a dressing in place, secure a splint
  • Plasters – for minor cuts
  • Triangular bandage for slings
  • Pain killers – paracetamol/ibuprofen. Copy info which accompanies drugs onto waterproof paper and keep in first aid kit
  • Face shield – for CPR also aide-memoire
  • Energy gel – for exhaustion or hypothermic casualties