Having a first aid kit does not seem important till you need one and don't have it! Don't wait for a child or a loved one to get hurt to make you realise that a first aid kit is an essential commodity for all households. Every family should have a first aid kit, and it should be kept in a place where everyone can access it. All the family members should know how to give first aid to someone who's hurt.
How To Make A First Aid Kit
You don't need to waste money on a fancy briefcase or a designer kit. Any small bag or pouch will work as a first aid kit. If you or your family travels a lot, you should be looking for a pouch that is drop-proof, light and compact. One you have your kit chosen, you need to decide what shall be the contents of your first aid kit.
Articles That Must Be In Your First Aid Kit
- Sterile gauze pads and cotton wool.
- Antiseptic liquid, creams and sprays.
- Crepe bandage, and adhesive bandage.
- Non adhesive pads for covering burns and wounds.
- Scissors and tweezers.
- Rubber gloves.
- Ibuprofen, Paracitamol, and digestive pills.