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I did multiple searches on this, but didn't find a great deal and no thread dedicated to it. If I missed it, please provide a link. Thanks.
Otherwise, this is for a lay person's kit(not EMT certified, etc.) that you carry in your FJ.

One thing I include that is easy to forget is an emergency supply of my prescription meds. Yes, I'm at that age. I keep them in the bug out bag's first aid kit in the FJ. I also have a separate larger first aid kit in the cargo area.

Any suggestions that you have found useful?
 

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I have two in the FJ. One stays on my pack, which is more or less band aids, antibiotics, some gauze pads, ace bandage and a roll of tape.

Now, the one that stays in the FJ is just short of a trauma kit. I keep gauze pads, band aids of about 4 different sizes, surgical shears, tape, trauma dressings, triple antibiotics, aspirin, ibuprofen, alchohol pads, burn ointment, several rolls of self stick gauze, material for a sling, etc. I worked in law enforcement for a few years and also worked as an EMT, so I may have gone a little overboard. (overboard until you really need it in the field)
 

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Here's what I carry in my FIRST AID KIT. I had Advanced First Aid training years ago (not current), but I carry this stuff in a big orange EMT type bag just the same. The bag is broken down in sections, i.e., pouch, meds, lid, L FNT, etc.

BTW this is on EXCEL and I have it printed (2 sides) and laminated and carry it in the bag at all times. The articles listed in CAPS are in BOLD RED on the card.


ALCOHOL, ISOPROPYL 70% 3 Oz. POUCH
Alcohol Preps 38 POUCH
AMMONIA INHALANTS 6 MEDS
Antibiotic Ointment-Packets 2 POUCH
ANTIBIOTIC OINTMENT-Tube 1 MEDS
ASPIRIN, COATED 16 MEDS
Bandaid, Fingertip 8 POUCH
Bandaid, Knuckle 8 POUCH
Bandaid, Spot 8 POUCH
Bandaid, Assorted Size's 34 POUCH
Bandaid 3/4" 12 POUCH
Bandaid 1" 12 POUCH
Bandaid, Large 2"x2" 1 POUCH
Bandaid, Extra Large 1 POUCH
Bandage, ACE 1 POUCH
Bandage, Bloodstopper 4" 1 POUCH
Bandage, Compress 2" 1 POUCH
Bandage, Triangular/ Pins 1 POUCH
BENADRYL ITCH RELIEF APL MEDS
BETADINE SOLUTION 2 Oz. POUCH
Blanket, Thermal 1 POUCH
COMPRESS, INSTANT COLD 1 LEFT
Cotton (Sterile) 1 Box POUCH
CPR MASK 1 RIGHT
CUTTER, SEATBELT 1 R FNT
EYEWASH SOLUTION 4 Oz. POUCH
FORCEPS, KELLY - 5 1/2" STR 2 R FNT
Gauze Roll 4 POUCH
Gauze Pads, 2"x 2" 6 POUCH
Gauze Pads, 3"x 3" 18 POUCH
Gloves, Rubber 6 Pr POUCH

GLUCOSE, INSTANT-TUBE 3 MEDS
HYDROGEN PEROXIDE 2 Oz. POUCH
INSTRUCTION SHEET 1 R FNT
Knife 1 LID
Lace, Leather 48" 1 R FNT
Light, Penlight 1 LID
Lighter, Butane 1 L FNT
Markers (RED / BLACK) 1 Ea LID
Mask, Dust 3 RIGHT
Matches, Book 1 L FNT
Moleskin 2"x 3" 2 POUCH
Needle 1 R FNT
Pad, Trauma 1 POUCH
Pad, Writing 1 L FNT
Pads, Telfa 2"x 3" 20 POUCH
Pen, Ballpoint 1 L FNT
PETROLEUM JELLY TUBE MEDS
Plastic Bags 2 LEFT
PUNCH, WINDOW 1 L FNT
SANITIZER, HAND 1 Btl MEDS
Scissors, Bandage 1 LID
Scissors, EMT 1 LID
Scissors, Small 1 R FNT
Soap, 2% Hexachlorophene 1 Bar POUCH
SWABS, BEE STING 5 MEDS
Swabs, Cotton 36 POUCH
SWABSTICKS, PVD-IODINE 6 MEDS
Tape, Adhesive WPF 2 POUCH
THERMOMETER, EXTERNAL 1 MEDS
Tissues 1 Pk L FNT
Tweezers, Small 3 R FNT
TYLENOL, GEL CAPS (X STR) 16 MEDS
Wipes, Medicated 7 POUCH
Wipes, Moist Towelettes 30 POUCH

The meds get checked for expiration dates regularly.

Mike :jester:
 

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Quantity Contents
32 Adhesive Plastic Bandages
1 Instruction Manual
6 Triangular Bandages
12 Safety Pins
1 Plastic Handle Scissors - 9 cm
1 Stainless Steel Forceps - 11.5 cm
2 Adhesive Tape - 2.5 cm X 4.5 m
1 Record Book and Pen
32 Sterile Gauze Pads - 7.5 cm X 7.5 cm
6 Compress Bandage - 10 cm X 10 cm
1 Tubular Finger Bandage with Applicator
10 Fingertip Dressings
10 Knuckle Dressings
1 Bottle of Chlorhexadine - 100 ml

Level 3 St Johns Ambulance First Aid Kit. It may be a little overkill. But it doesn't hurt to have it and never use it. Darn, I forgot the super glue and antiseptic bourbon.
 

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Super glue made me laugh but it does work.

I have a really good kit but one thing I noticed in the above kits is

No snake bite kit or Satelite phone
. You can't call from it unless you get the $1000 dollar one ( or rent for about $10 a day)but but if your in danger you push the button and it alerts that your in danger to a number of your choice and sends a signal to your current location. Mine was around $150. There small enough to fit under a motorcycle seat and not effected by cell phone tower coverage.
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A .38 with one round just in case the injury would leave me too gorked.
 

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This is the bare minimum anyone should have any any vehicle. You're being irresponsible if you skimp here.

Bandage Materials
10 Bandage, Adhesive, Fabric, 1" x 3"
10 Bandage, Adhesive, Fabric, Knuckle
4 Bandage, Conforming Gauze, 3"
16 Bandage, Non-Woven Adhesive, 3" x 4"
20 Dressing, Gauze, Non-Sterile, 4" x 4"
2 Eye Pad, Sterile

Bleeding
6 Gloves, Nitrile (Pair), Hand Wipe
1 Trauma Pad, 5" x 9"
1 Trauma Pad, 8" x 10"

Blister / Burn
1 Aloe Vera Gel with Lidocaine, 4 oz
2 Dressing, Burn, WaterJel, 4" x 4"
4 GlacierGel (Large Oval)
66 Moleskin, Pre-Cut & Shaped (11 pieces)

CPR
1 CPR Pocket Mask, Laerdal

Dental
1 Temporary Cavity Filling Mixture

Fracture / Sprain
1 Bandage, Elastic with Velcro, 3"
1 Bandage, Elastic with Velcro, 4"
2 Bandage, Triangular
1 SAM® Splint, 4" x 36"

Instrument
1 Airway, Nasal, 7.0 mm
1 Airway, Nasal, 7.5 mm
1 Airway, Oral, (Set of 6 sizes)
1 Blood Pressure Cuff
1 EMT Shears, 4"
1 Pencil
3 Safety Pins
1 Splinter Picker/Tick Remover Forceps
1 Stethoscope
1 Thermometer, Digital

Medical Information
1 Comp. Guide to Wilderness & Travel Medicine
6 Patient Assessment Form

Medication
10 Acetaminophen (500 mg), Pkg./2
6 After Bite Wipe
7 Antacid, Pkg./2
20 Antihistamine (Diphenhydramine 25 mg)
10 Aspirin (325 mg), Pkg./2
5 Cold Medicine, Medicidin-D, Pkg./2
10 Diamode (Loperamide HCI 2 mg), Pkg./1
5 Diotame (Bismuth Subsalicylate), Pkg./2
1 Eye Wash, 2/3 oz, (20 ml)
1 Glutose Paste (Glucose 15 g)
12 Ibuprofen (200 mg), Pkg./2
2 Oral Rehydration Salts

Other
4 Plastic Vial, Flip-top, Large
1 Sunscreen, SPF 30, 1 oz
1 Zinc Oxide, 1 oz

Survival Tools
1 Emergency Reflective Blanket, 60" x 96"

Suture / Syringe
1 Mayo Heger Needle Holder, 5"
4 Scalpel, Sterile, Disposable, #11 Blade

Wound Care
12 After Cuts & Scrapes Antiseptic Wipe
3 Cotton Tip Applicator, Pkg./2
1 Povidone Iodine, 2 oz
1 Scrub Brush, Sterile
1 Syringe, Irrigation, 20 cc, 18 Gauge Tip
2 Tape, 1" x 10 Yards
1 Tincture of Benzoin Topical Adhesive, 2 oz
8 Triple Antibiotic Ointment, Single Use
1 Wound Closure Strips, 1/4" x 4", Pkg./10
 

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Super glue made me laugh but it does work.

I have a really good kit but one thing I noticed in the above kits is

No snake bite kit or Satelite phone
. You can't call from it unless you get the $1000 dollar one ( or rent for about $10 a day)but but if your in danger you push the button and it alerts that your in danger to a number of your choice and sends a signal to your current location. Mine was around $150. There small enough to fit under a motorcycle seat and not effected by cell phone tower coverage.
I wouldn't worry about a snake bite kit. The ability to 'suck' venom out of a bite is questionable (think of trying to 'suck' medicine from an injection out of your body). Follow the current medical protocols (calm and reassure the patient, remove constricting clothing and jewelry, clean the bite site with antiseptic to remove bacteria).

The SPOT locator is a good idea. The 'new' super glue is called Dermabond. Mostly used by medical professionals for taking care of superficial lacerations.
 

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Great info., but I knew I was missing something...Duct tape, thanks OK FJ.
 

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If you have a good relationship with your Doctor, I'd tell him your "explorer/adventurer" situation and add a dose or two of strong antibiotics, a two pak Epi Pen (for encounters with hornets nests or any other severe allergic reaction) and don't forget to get re-fills after expiration or exposure to severe temps--Same goes with prescrip meds
 

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I just bought this one, and added a few things to it. Thanks to Corey for pointing me to Adventure Medical Kits:

Adventure Medical Kits - Weekender
I purchased the next size up, the "Fundementals", but I forgot the bottle of antiseptic bourbon. :lol::lol::lol:

I did add additional items such as a scalpel, finger splints (several sizes), motion sickness pills and a couple of other meds I can't think of right now.
 

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Lol alot all the basics just no oxy
 

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a 750ml bottle of whiskey (jd)
 
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