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Overlooked First Aid Kit Items

Overlooked First Aid Kit Items
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A few days ago I asked the SurvivalistBoards Facebook group a question, “Name one thing a first aid kit is not complete without.” Some of the answers were helpful, and some were not what I expected.

I would like to thank all of the subscribers for helping out with this list.

Anti-bacterial soap. With nothing else you can prevent minor injuries from becoming serious with proper cleaning.
BANDAIDS
Quick clot
Iodine
Guaze
Toenail clippers
Whiskey
Super glue
Tweezers
CHOCOLATE
Rum ration, toothpicks, and pain killers
Ace wrap
Burn gel
Scalpel
Surgical suture
Abdominal pad
A container, be it box or bag, to hold all of your supplies together and safe/clean.
A good sized sewing needle…best thing to get out any splinter. Sometimes it’s the littlest things that get you.
Stitches
A first aid book
Cell phone
Lighter
An alcohol based disinfectant
Eye drops
Scissors
Knowledge
Training, smelling salts, halo chest seal, pressure bandage
Cephalexin, Doxycycline, Morphine
Chapstick, dental emergency filling repair
Tampons
Surgical gloves
A pocket mask
Fluid replacement
Heat Blanket
Whiskey

Post your comments in this forum thread about suggested first aid items.

Or, you could just buy a first aid kit.

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