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First aid kitFFirst aid kitFirst aid kitEnglishPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-04-23T04:00:00ZElizabeth Berger, BA, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, MHPE9.0000000000000053.0000000000000413.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find a list of supplies and medicines to include in a first aid kit. It is recommended that there be an equipped first aid kit in the house and in the car.</p><p>Like smoke detectors and fire extinguishers, a first aid kit is a necessity for every home, cottage, and workplace. Accidents and injuries can happen to anyone at any time so it is important to be prepared.<br></p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Keep your first aid kit in a central location so it is easily accessible.</li> <li>Try to keep the contents of the first aid kit at room temperature.</li> <li>If your first aid kit contains medications, remember to check expiration dates and replace when necessary. Remember to keep out of reach of small children.</li> <li>Consider keeping a basic first aid kit in your car.</li> </ul>
Trousse de premiers soinsTTrousse de premiers soinsFirst aid kitFrenchPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-04-23T04:00:00ZElizabeth Berger, BA, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, MHPE9.0000000000000053.0000000000000413.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Trouver une liste de fournitures et de médicaments à inclure dans une trousse de premiers soins. On recommande d’avoir une trousse prête chez vous et dans la voiture.<br></p><p>Tout comme les détecteurs de fumée ou les extincteurs, il devrait y avoir une trousse de premiers soins dans chaque maison, chalet et lieu de travail. Les accidents et les blessures peuvent se produire n'importe quand, il est donc important d'être prêt.<br></p><h2>À ret​enir<br></h2> <ul> <li>Gardez votre trousse de premiers soins dans un lieu central et facilement accessible.</li> <li>Essayez de garder le contenu de la trousse de permiers soins à température ambiante.</li> <li>Si votre trousse de premiers secours contient des médicaments, vérifiez les dates d'expiration et remplacez les médicaments si nécessaire. Attention à garder la trousse hors de portée des jeunes enfants.</li> <li>Nous vous suggérons de garder une trousse de premiers soins dans votre voiture.</li></ul>

 

 

First aid kit1038.00000000000First aid kitFirst aid kitFEnglishPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-04-23T04:00:00ZElizabeth Berger, BA, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, MHPE9.0000000000000053.0000000000000413.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find a list of supplies and medicines to include in a first aid kit. It is recommended that there be an equipped first aid kit in the house and in the car.</p><p>Like smoke detectors and fire extinguishers, a first aid kit is a necessity for every home, cottage, and workplace. Accidents and injuries can happen to anyone at any time so it is important to be prepared.<br></p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Keep your first aid kit in a central location so it is easily accessible.</li> <li>Try to keep the contents of the first aid kit at room temperature.</li> <li>If your first aid kit contains medications, remember to check expiration dates and replace when necessary. Remember to keep out of reach of small children.</li> <li>Consider keeping a basic first aid kit in your car.</li> </ul><p>After you purchase or assemble a first aid kit, store it in a central location so it is easily accessible. If your first aid kit contains medications, be sure to check expiration dates and replace as necessary. Also, consider keeping a second first aid kit in your car because emergencies can happen on the road, too.<br></p> <figure class="asset-c-100"><span class="asset-image-title">Basic first aid kit </span><span class="asset-image-title"></span><span class="asset-image-title"></span><span class="asset-image-title"></span><span class="asset-image-title">contents</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/First_aid_kit_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="Items found in a basic first aid kit" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Every</figcaption><figcaption class="asset-image-caption"></figcaption><figcaption class="asset-image-caption"></figcaption><figcaption class="asset-image-caption"> home should have a first-aid kit and everybody in the home should know how to use it. Taking time now to prepare will ensure you are equipped for emergencies.</figcaption> </figure> <h2>A basic first aid kit should include:</h2><ul><li>alcohol pads or antiseptic pads</li><li>Band-Aids (all sizes)</li><li>cotton balls and Q-tips</li><li>elastic bandages</li><li>hot and cold packs<br></li><li>medical tape</li><li>small container of sterile water or saline spray</li><li>soap and hand sanitizer</li><li>sterile gloves (vinyl or plastic)<br></li><li>sterile gauze roll and pads</li><li>triangular bandages</li><li>CPR mask with one-way valve</li></ul><h3>Over-the-counter medications</h3><ul><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a></li><li>aloe</li><li>antibiotic ointment</li><li>calamine lotion</li><li>hydrocortisone cream (1%)</li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a></li><li>sunscreen (SPF of 30 or higher)</li></ul><h3>Other supplies</h3><ul><li>emergency blanket (stored nearby)</li><li>flashlight and extra batteries</li><li>insect repellent (10% or less DEET)</li><li>matches and candles</li><li>paper and pencil</li><li>safety pins</li><li>sharp scissors</li><li>splinting material</li><li>thermometer</li><li>tweezers</li><li>bottle of drinking water</li><li>basic pocket guide or first aid manual</li><li>other items specific to the activity or destination</li></ul><h3>Additional information</h3><p>Extreme temperature differences may reduce the effectiveness of some medications. If possible, try to keep the contents of the first aid kit at room temperature.</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/first_aid_kit.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/first_aid_kit.jpgFirst aid kitFalseFirst aid kit

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