Emergency Survival First Aid Kit Needs Explained

Your emergency food and water storage is extremely important to your survival following a major catastrophe, but there is something else you need to consider as well—first aid. There isn’t going to be doctors, hospital emergency rooms or even walk-in clinics for you to visit in the aftermath of a natural disaster or some other devastating event. You may very well end up being your own doctor for the days or possibly months following something big. Are you prepared to take care of your injuries and the injuries of your friends and families? It is unlikely every person you know will come through a tornado or terrorist attack completely unscathed. You need to have the supplies on hand to treat minor injuries to prevent them from becoming potentially life-threatening.

first-aid-kit-59645_640You need a well-stocked first aid kit. The following items will ensure you can treat most injuries. However, the best first-aid kit isn’t going to do much if you don’t know how to use it. Do yourself and your family a huge favor and take the time today to learn basic first aid. Enroll in a class at your local hospital, Red Cross or community college. The classes typically last a few hours and participation fees are under $50. The information you learn may just save somebody’s life one day.

First Aid Supplies

• 2 2×2 gauze pads and 2 4×4 gauze pads
• Band-aids in varying sizes
• 1 role of gauze
• 1 tube of antibiotic cream
• 1 role of medical tape
• 1 triangular bandage
• Antihistamine tablets
• Pain reliever, ibuprofen
• Aspirin
• Wound closure strips or butterfly stitches
• ACE bandage
• CPR face guard
• Anti-diarrhea medicine
• Tweezers
• Nitrile gloves
• First Aid manual

This is a basic kit. As with anything in the prepping world; the more the merrier. You can never have too many medical supplies. Bandages, gloves and most medical supplies will store for decades. You will need to update your supply of over-the-counter medicines. Include your first aid kit in your food rotation regiment and you can ensure that it stays up to date.medical kit

Don’t take chances. Get your first aid supplies stockpile started today. Buy in bulk for more cost savings. Don’t forget to add anything specific to your family’s medical needs like inhalers, Epi Pens or insulin. Consider learning about natural medicine in the event the world is unable to recover from a major event for several months or even years.

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