Wellness - Safety/First Aid | 6-18 yrs

Home First Aid Kit Essentials

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“Safety brings first aid to the uninjured.” “Prevention is better than cure.” These are sayings that come to the mind when a parent thinks of his child’s safety. Every home should have a first aid kit.

Why do you need a first aid kit in the house? As your little princess grows up to be an energetic toddler, she may have her own share of falls and bruises. Now is the time to ensure that your home is equipped with a well-stocked first aid kit to deal with minor emergencies. The car too needs to be equipped with a first aid kit for emergencies during travel. Have a specific location for the first aid kit both at home and in the car. This avoids confusion and wasting time when an emergency occurs.

There are different types of first aid kits: Basic, Standard, Sports, Outdoor and Medical. There are also DIY first aid kits that are quite easily put together.

What are the contents of a first aid kit? Necessary first aid equipment include adhesive bandages, antiseptic cream, muscle sprays, gauze, tweezers and other items. You may also add emergency phone numbers. Teach your children what needs to go into a first aid kit and replenish supplies on a regular basis. Also teach your children how and when every item in the first aid kit is used. “The American Red Cross offers a number of helpful resources, including classes designed to help children understand and use first-aid techniques,” Mayo Clinic informs us.

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Why Do You Need A First Aid Kit?

Having a first aid kit at home is not an option but something that every home should strive to have. From less severe problems to more serious ailments, first aid kits will help in reducing infection risks and even the severity of an injury.

Stock Supplies That Can Save Lives

A well-stocked first-aid kit can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies. Keep at least one first-aid kit in your home and one in your car. Store your kits someplace easy to get to and out of the reach of young children.

10 Things You Must Have In Your First Aid Box

Whether you have a headache, an allergic reaction, a broken toenail or have suffered a few burns, it is these items in your first aid box that will provide instant relief. You must remember to clean and re-stock your medicines time to time.

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How To Use The Contents In Your First Aid Box?

In an emergency situation, it’s important to be familiar with your first aid kit and know how to use it quickly. A St John Ambulance trainer explains the essentials of a first aid kit.

Different Types Of First Aid Kits

First aid kits are of various types depending upon the location where they are used. In this article, we will be discussing some of these first aid kit types.

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Teaching Kids What To Put In A First Aid Kit

Teaching the basics of first aid kit to your children is important and easy. In this video, a mother teaches kids about various contents in a first aid kit and how to use them.

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