Crazy-long list of possible items for First Aid bag

Found on http://store.doomandbloom.net/medical-and-dental-kits/family-medical-survival-bag/ (I’m not suggesting that we need all of this stuff, but it might prompt an “oh, right, I missed that one” response)

  1. 1  CAT Tourniquet (Used by the military!)
  2. 1 – Styptic Pencil (proven to help stop minor bleeding)
  3. 1 – Celox Powder Packet 15gm (for external bleeding)
  4. 2  Cayenne Pepper Packets (may help with:applied in a wound for mild- moderate external bleeding and 1 pinch in warm tea for internal antibiotic properties)
  5. 1 – 6 inch Israeli/Emergency Bandage – (note: many emergency room docs HATE these because while they do stop bleeding, cleaning up after them can be horribly painful and difficult)
  6. 8   Oral BERMAN AIRWAYS from pediatric to large adult sizes
  7. 1  Cervical Collar 3″ – universal size
  8. 1 – BurnJel large bottle 4 oz. (excellent burn treatment with lidocaine)
  9. 1   Arnica Salve large 2 oz tin (may help muscle and joint aches as an external rub)
  10. 1 – Calendula Salve large 2 oz tin (used as a first aid or bug bite cream)
  11. 1 – Eucalyptus Salve large 2 oz tin ( may be useful for opening congested airways, like a Vicks vapor rub)
  12. 1 Triple-Antibiotic Ointment Tube .33oz
  13. 20 Sterile gauze 4 x 4″
  14. 200 – Non-sterile gauze 12 ply 4 x 4″ –
  15. Large “Brick” used to stop bleeding and cleaning wounds
  16. 10 Combine/ABD Pads STERILE (abdominal dressing) 5″ x 9″
  17. 20 Alcohol pads (great for cleaning instruments or your hands before putting on gloves)
  18. 15 BZK Antiseptic wipes (studies show this wipe used after animal bites may decrease rabies transmission)
  19. 20 Betadine packets (add 1 or 2 wipes to “drinkable” water for an antiseptic solution)
  20. 1 Hydrogen Peroxide 3% large bottle 4 oz. (recommended as a gum and oral hygiene mouth wash)
  21. 12 Telfa gauze STERILE 3 x4  (excellent for burn dressings)
  22. 12 Rolled Kerlix gauze 6″ or 4″
  23. 2 Blood Stopper STERILE Dressings
  24. 100 Assorted sizes of bandages
  25. 4 Ex Large Bandaids
  26. 1 Skin Stapler STERILE disposable with 35 regular staples
  27. 1 Skin Stapler STERILE remover
  28. 3 Super Glue packets or 2 larger size packets
  29. 1 Suture Kit in Sterile Package:
  30.    1 Adson’s Forceps
  31.    1 Needle Driver/Holder
  32.    1 Suture Scissors
  33.    5 Sterile Field and Drapes, gauze
  34. *** 2 sided Picture Instruction Sheet for Suturing***
  35. plus 4 nitrile gloves, 4 betadine wipes and 2 antibiotic creams
  36. 24 Steri-strips (4 envelopes of 6/ea = 24)
  37. 4 Nylon sterile sutures 2-0
  38. 1 Hibiclens Antiseptic Wash packet
  39. 1 Box Waterproof Matches (new 7/3/13)
  40. 1 10 Light Head Lamp (new 7/3/13)
  41. 1 Bandage scissors 7.25″ – HEAVY duty ALL METAL (NO plastic)
  42. 1 Paper tape
  43. 2 Cloth tapes
  44. 1 Duct tape (2″ x 5 yards)
  45. 1 60 cc wound irrigation syringe (excellent for strong irrigation and cleaning of wounds)
  46. 4 Emergency Solar blankets
  47. 10 Ammonia inhalants (1 box of 10)
  48. 160 Cotton balls/squares/q-tips combo
  49. 2 Multi Trauma STERILE dressing 10″ x 30″
  50. 2 Scalpels- STERILE
  51. 1 Doctor’s Pen light
  52. 1 Magnifying glass (true glass)
  53. 1 Curved Kelly clamp
  54. 1 Straight Hemostat/Kelly clamp (great for suturing)
  55. 1  thermometer
  56. DENTAL EQUIPMENT:
  57. 2 Dental Extractors #150 and #151 (upper bicuspid #150, lower bicuspid #151)
  58. 1 #301 Dental Elevator all metal
  59. 1 Dental Scraper/Pick combo all metal
  60. 1 Clove oil -Organic
  61. (anesthetic for gum and tooth pain, like anbesol product)
  62. 2 Zinc-Oxide powder (mixed with clove oil, will make a temp dental filling)
  63. 1 Dental mirror- stainless steel handle
  64. 6 Pill cups
  65. 20 Cotton Tipped Sterile (2 per package x 10)
  66. 10 Tongue depressors
  67. 100 DenTek Deep Clean Dental Picks, disposable
  68. 1 Dental Floss Johnson and Johnson Mint Pack (at least 55 yards
  69. 1 ORAL ANALGESIC  with 20% Benzocaine
  70. 1 Tweezers, metal
  71. 1 Sterile OR Towel
  72. 1 Sterile Lap Sponge
  73. 1 Iris/nail scissors
  74. 6 Betadine Swab sticks
  75. 4 Sterile Latex Large gloves size 8 (2 pair)
  76. 40 Non-sterile Nitrile gloves
  77. 1 Scrub Brush Hand/Nails
  78. 1 Eye-wash 4 oz.
  79. 1 Eyecup
  80. 4 Eyepads
  81. 40 Acetaminophen (generic Tylenol)
  82. 60 Aspirin
  83. 36 Diphenhydramine (generic benadryl)
  84. 40 Ibuprofen (generic advil)
  85. 60 Antacid tablets
  86. 12 Anti-diarrheal
  87. 25 Laxative tablets
  88. 24 Non-Drowsy Nasal Decongestant (phenylephrine HCl 10mg)
  89. 1 FelsNaptha Poison Ivy/Oak Soap
  90. 1 Antibacterial Soap (important for daily hygiene and sanitation)
  91. 1 Sunscreen SPF 30 4oz
  92. 2 Moleskin Dr Scholl’s extra padded squares 3″ x 5″
  93. 1 CPR deluxe protection mask
  94. 4 Ace 4″ bandages
  95. 6 Chux pads
  96. (for use as a clean area to lay out medical supplies in an austere location)
  97. 1 Hand Sanitizer
  98. 5 N-95 masks
  99. (for use by the “medic” when caring for sneezing or coughing patients)
  100. 10 Surgical Ear Loop masks
  101. (for use of the sick patient to contain viral or bacterial droplets)
  102. 1 Blood-Pressure Cuff & Stethoscope Set
  103. 50 POTABLE AQUA(tm) Water purification/ Germicidal tablets
  104. 4 Triangular bandages + Safety pins
  105. 1  Splint 4″ x 36″- padded conforming
  106. (commonly called “sam” splint material)
  107. 2 disposable Ice packs
  108. 2 Reusable Hot/Cold Packs
  109. 2 GATORADE G2 Rehydration Powders
  110. 1 Raw Unprocessed Honey 3.5 oz. (may be antibacterial and antiviral externally and internally; great for burns and lacerations)
  111. 1 Bag throat lozenges
  112. 10 Lemon powder packets
  113. 6 ORGANIC Premium Essential Oils: Eucalyptus, Geranium,
  114. Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Tea Tree (1/4 oz each- 6 bottles total)
  115. 1 Pain Tincture Herbal Remedy 1 oz
  116. 1 Sleep Tincture Herbal Remedy 1 oz
  117. 1 Gold Bond® Medicated body powder
  118. 1 Lip balm
  119. 1 Athlete’s foot cream
  120. 1 Hydrocortisone Cream
  121. 1 Witch Hazel 6oz (great for bug bites, an antiseptic, hemorrhoids, facial cleanser)
  122. 1 Muscle Rub
  123. 1 Petroleum Jelly