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3rd_World_Med_Kit

This kit is intended to deal with any medical problems that may arise in the 3rd World. It only includes items I am personally comfortable using in an austere environment in an emergency situation. The goal is to stabilize until I can get out to real medical care. Field Guide for using this kit. Price List for planning purposes.

Wound Care

  • Bandaids
  • Butterfly Bandages
  • Tape
  • Gauze
  • QuikClot Sponge- Sponge with coagulatory agent
  • New Skin
  • Occlusive Dressing

Creams

  • Sunscreen
  • Afterburner- Burn and bite treatment
  • Bactroban- Mupirocin Creme
  • Tinactin- Tolnaftate Creme

Drugs

  • Vancomycin- Oral or IV antibiotic for treating MRSA
  • Chloroquine (KLOR oh kwin)- Malaria treatment and prevention
  • Anakit- Epinepherine Autoinjector Pen
  • Lidocaine
  • Glucagon Kit
  • Dexamethasone- HACE treatment
  • Cipro
  • Doxycycline
  • Erythromycin
  • Flagyl (metronidazole) for anaerobic bacterial, and certain parasitic infections
  • Gentomycin: an antibiotic eye ointment for stys, conjunctivitis, or other infections

OTC Drugs

  • Imodium (Loperamide)- Anti-diarrheal
  • Motrin (Ibuprofen)
  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine)
  • Dramamine (Dimenhydrinate)
  • Zyrtec (Cetirizine)
  • Asprin
  • Plan B (Levonorgestrel) (1.5mg)- Emergency Contraceptive

IV

  • Rehydration Bags
  • Saline
  • FleboTek IV Sets (Sp- Suero) (15 drops/mL)

Tools

  • Scalpel
  • Hypodermic Needles
  • Tweezers
  • Suture Kit
  • Thermometer
  • Scissors
  • Gloves
3rd_world_med_kit.txt · Last modified: 2014/09/04 14:31 (external edit)