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First Aid Kits (cont.)

Home and Travel First Aid Kits

Home first aid kits are usually used for treating these types of minor traumatic injuries:

First aid kits for travel need to be more comprehensive because a drug store may or may not be accessible. In addition to personal medical items, the kit should contain items to help alleviate the common symptoms of viral respiratory infections such as these: It should also contain items to treat these ailments:
  • Cuts
  • Mild pain
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Skin problems
  • Allergies

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/3/2014
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