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First Aid Kit Topic Guide

First Aid First Aid: First aid is an important skill to learn in case of emergencies. Learn how to
  • prevent injuries,
  • prevent falls,
  • prevent fires,
  • prevent poisoning,
  • when to seek urgent care for injuries, and
  • what to stock in a first aid kit in your home, office, car, boat, or RV.

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First Aid Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »