First Aid Kits

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  1. MHVirgins

    MHVirgins

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    We're going through what we need for France, but just wondered what type of First Aid kit would suffice? Some are fairly simple and others are quite expensive, what would you suggest would be acceptable?

    Amazon seem to have everything needed on their website:thumb:

    Many thanks, Bill & Margaret
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    if you need anything more than plasters, a bandage, safety pins (for the bandage) and antiseptic cream you need A+E.

    we now have 2 or 3 cheap and basic kits onboard, picked up over the years.
     
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    I agree that a basic First Aid kit does not need to be extensive, and always bear in mind, if you dont know how to do it properly, anything beyond a plaster and antiseptic is the job for proffessionals. Technically you can be sued if you render assistance to anyone without training and their permission first.

    I also believe that it is essential for at least one member of a household to undertake a proper first aid course. For that reason, we always carry an extensive kit as the next life it saves might be ours.
     
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    I asked my eldest son, keen first aider with St.Johns and others. The result is a kit suitable for an ambulance, and I don't even recognise half the stuff in it.
    Came in useful though lately as a large dressing (pad and bandage arrangement) applied to the grab handle on the door stopped the dog tether taking the paint off.
     
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    should have added we have never needed any of them....yet !
     
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