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MEDICAL KITS – Part 2

Intermediate Medical Kit – The Intermediate Kit builds on the basic kit. It add more bandages, medicine and instruments. The Intermediate kit can handle more people and more severe accidents and illnesses. I have listed quantities for some items, take these as a minimum. Add more of whatever you think your family will need. In a SHTH scenario, medical supplies will be worth their weight in gold. Stock extra if you can afford it.

Bandages and Dressings
20 Adhesive Bandages, cloth, 1″ x 3″
20 Adhesive Bandages, cloth, 3/4″ x 3″
10 Adhesive Cloth Bandages, Finger Tip
10 Adhesive Cloth Bandages, Knuckle
5 Adhesive Bandages, 2″ x 3″
2 Oval Eye Bandage
10 Steri-strips
5 Butterfly Closures, med
5 Butterfly Closures, lg
1 Skin glue
6 Non-adherent Pads, 2″ x 3″
6 Non-adherent Pads, 3″ x 4″
5 Gauze Pads, 2″ x 2″
5 Gauze Pads, 3″ x 3″
20 Gauze Pads, 4″ x4″
3 Gauze Pads, 5″ x9″
1 Conforming Gauze, 2″
2 Conforming Gauze, 3″
1 Conforming Gauze, 4″
1 Kerlix Gauze, 2.5″
1 Kerlix Gauze, 4.5″
1 Curasilk Tape, 1/2″ x 10 yds
1 Curasilk Tape, 1″ x 10 yds
2 Stockinette Bandages
2 Compression Bandage 2″
1 Compression Bandage 3″
1 Compression Bandage 4″

Infection Management
10 Nitrile Gloves
1 Triple Antibiotic Ointment 1 oz tube
8 Betadine (povidone iodine) Pads
2 Cotton Tip Applicators
18 Alcohol Pads
3 Benzoin Tincture Swab
3 After Cuts Pads
2 After Bites Pads

OTC Medications
Pain Management
Aspirin – Mild Pain
Acetaminophen – Mild Pain
Ibuprofen – Mild Pain & Inflammation
Naproxen – Mild Pain & Inflammation
A C & C (8mg Codeine – Canada)

Respiratory and Digestive Care
Pseudoephedrine – Decongestant
Cough Drops – Sore Throat
Guaifenesin – Expectorant
Diphenhydramine – Antihistamine, Sleeping Pill
Cetirizine – Antihistamine
Bismuth Subsalicylate – Nausea, Indigestion and Diarrhea
Dimenhydrinate – Nausea and Vomiting
Ranitidine – Heartburn and Indigestion
Calcium carbonate – Indigestion and Heartburn
Loperamide – Diarrhea
Bisacodyl – Constipation
4 Oral Rehydration Electrolytes Packets

Skin Care
Hydrocortisone Cream – Rashes, Itches, Skin Irritations, Insect Bites, Poison Ivy
Zinc Oxide Ointment – Rashes, Chaffing, Skin Protection.
Antifungal Cream – Athlete’s Foot, Jock Itch, Nail Fungus
Anti-Itch Cream – Itch Relief
Burn Gel w/ Lidocaine

Prescription Pain Medication
Pethidine/Meperidine HCL – Demoral
Hydrocodone – Vicoden, Lorcet, Lortab

Antibiotic Medications
Azithromycin/Erythromycin
Cephalexin
Ciprofloxacin/Moxifloxacin
Doxycycline
Metronidazole
SMZ-TMP

Fracture Kit
1 36″ SAM Splint
2 Triangular bandage
6 Safety pins, large

Dental Kit
Temporary Filling Material
Tube Benzocaine 20%
Dental floss
Dental mirror

Severe Bleeding
1 Israeli Compression Bandage 4″
1 Quik-Clot 25g

Medical Instruments and Equipment
2 Needle
3 Safety Pins
1 Splinter Tweezers
1 10cc Irrigation Syringe
4 Mask (N-95)
1 Thermometer
1 Nail clippers
1 Trauma sheers
1 Lighter or Matches

 

Ed Rogers

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