March 6, 1999
Personal First Aid Kit
|*||__||Personal prescription medications (3 day supply) An adult leader must know the following about each medication:|
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- What is it and what is it for?
- How and when is it to be taken?
- What are its reactions with other things (i.e. dairy products or elevation effects)?
- What are the possible side effects or danger signs to watch for and what actions to take if necessary?
|*||__||10 pain relievers (whatever you prefer; i.e. aspirin, Tylenol®, etc.)|
|*||__||10 assorted adhesive bandages (Band-Aids®, etc.)|
| ||__||Moleskin (6 square inches)|
| ||__||3 sterile gauze compresses (3" X 3")|
| ||__||Cotton adhesive tape (1" wide roll)|
| || ||* Minimum required for your first hike|
Additional for Longterm
| ||__||Additional personal prescription medications for up to 10 days|
| ||__||Antibiotic ointment (1 small tube of about 1/8 oz.)|
| ||__||Elastic bandage (Ace type, 2" wide roll)|
| ||__||1" roller bandage (prefer 5' to 6' strip of clean cloth material)|
| ||__||Triangular bandage (homemade from old sheet with 30" on the short side)|
| ||__||6 to 8 butterfly bandages|
| ||__||3 cotton balls|
Optional (bring these if you need them)
| ||__||Molefoam (6 square inches)|
| ||__||Small folding scissors (used to cut Moleskin, etc.)|
| ||__||Nail clippers|
| ||__||Needle and thread|
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