First Aid Kits (cont.)
How to Make a First Aid Kit
Try to keep your first aid kit small and simple. Stock it with multi-use items. Almost anything that provides good visibility of contents can be used for a household first aid kit.
If your kit will be on the move, a water-resistant, drop-proof container is best.
Inexpensive nylon bags, personal kits, fanny packs, or make-up cases serve very well.
You do not need to spend a lot of money on a fancy "medical bag." Use resealable sandwich or oven bags to group and compartmentalize items.
Put wound supplies in one bag and medications in another.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/3/2014
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