Tawe Nunnugah First Aid Kit – lbt

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Tawe Nunnugah First Aid Kit

From Bryan Walpole. ( Emergency Physician, Hobart) 10/01/15
(suggestions only, quantities are minimums, take packets if room)

Antiseptic / Cleaners

  • Pkt of Alcohol Hand Wipes , &/or bottle antiseptic gel.( useful in galley too)

Wound Treatment

  • 4 Povidone iodine sachets, ,or ointment .
  • 1 Tube Burn Gel(or sunscreen will do)


Medications  ( pain, seasick,& sleeping aid; minimum numbers)

  • Pkt. (10) NSAID of your choice.( say Ibuprofen 200 mg x 2 Tablets )
  • Pkt (10).Panadol ( 500 mg x 2 Tablets )
  • 4  Aspirin ( 300 mg x 2 Tablets ) Useful if suspected heart attack too.
  • 4  Promethazine(Phenergan 10mg OTC  ) Sleeping aid ,& seasickness.

Miscellaneous

  • 1 Medical Wound Closure Kit (optional) or
  • 6 Butterfly Closures ( Medium )
  • 1 Triangular arm sling. ( piece of cotton 1m sq. will do)4 Barrier Gloves ( Nitrile preferred (non-allergenic / non-latex) )
  • 1 Tweezers
  • 1 Scissors
  • 1 Set (different sizes) safety pins.(protean uses)
  • 1 Eyewash set ( disposable plastic)


Bandages / Dressings

  • 1 small Flexible Fabric Adhesive Bandages (fingers)
  • 2 medium Flexible Fabric Adhesive Bandages ( hands, arms, head)
  • 1 large (10cm) Adhesive Bandages ( ankles;
  • 6 Flexible Fabric Knuckle Band aids
  • 6 Flexible Fabric Large Fingertip Band aids
  • 1 x 2 cm x Adhesive Tape ( micro pore good)
  • 1 x 5cm x Flexible Clear adhesive Tape

Optional Extras

  • Epipen, if anaphylaxis a problem ( expensive, short life, prescription item.)
  • Plastic (Sam)splint ( broken arm/leg)
  • CPR breathing device. ( till the defib arrives!)