Do you like hiking, biking and climbing on the mountains? Are you a trip and adventure lover? Then you must have enjoyed several trips to different exciting locations of the world. On these trips at certain moments, you became injured and at that time first aid kit helps would you the most. It is necessary to prepare a good kit before you leave for any outdoor activities that contains all necessary medical products that heal your wounds and provide necessary protection. Different type of prepaid first aid kits are available from stores, but if you want to prepare a good kit for wound care then below points will help you choose selected medical products.
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Products to add in your first aid wound care kit:
Your kit should contain simple treatments of wounds to special types of dressings for certain injuries. Check below list of products that you can add in wound care first aid kit.
Plasters – To protect open wounds and cuts, plasters are best medicinal aids and these should be added in the first aid kit. If you explore websites you will see different type of plasters and they can be selected from a wide range.
Alternate dressings – These dressings are alternate options of products that are special and cover a wide range of dressing needs. You can use them for dressings of burns and to mild levels of bleeds. If you are moving on mountains and difficult trails where chances of injuries are greater than other areas, then choose alternate dressing products.
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Simple dressing – If you do not want to take alternate dressings then you can choose simple to blister dressings products for covering your wounds. It is necessary to keep wound care products with you. If you have not attended fitness lessons that are part of Fitness education options in Sydney then you should not choose alternate dressing. This simple dressing is easier to use and available at all stores.
Bandages – Different type of bandages includes cotton, open wove, synthetic and triangular bandages that are available in various stores as a wound care product. You should definitely put these in your first aid kit prepared for wound protection.
Strapping and tapes – your wound care kit is incomplete without using strapping and tapes. They keep dressing in a proper place and keep them fixed on an injured area. You can choose either cotton or waterproof strapping along with a plastic tape.
Antiseptics – A wide range of antiseptics is recommended by health experts and they are using it in huge number. These are solutions to prevent the growth of germs and microorganisms and it is necessary to keep them in your first aid kit.
If we conclude above wound care products we see that a first aid kit should contain bandages, tapes, strapping, dressing and some medical pills and solutions to provide immediate treatment at the time of injury. You can either buy a premade kit from stores as recommended by your health expert or you can buy all these products separately and make your own kit.
Adeline Erwin is a fitness coach and health enthusiast living in Australia. She conducts free fitness classes for seniors at her neighborhood’s community center.