First Aid Kit - Travel pack
Product No: 081266
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For recreation and relaxation style holidays add this pack to the Equip 2 First Aid Kit. For more adventurous holidays consider a larger kit from the Equip range.
Contents & Instruction Sheet Emergency Action Card:
Use to aid rapid response to emergency situations. Contains an illustrated guide to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and notes on 10 life threatening emergencies.
Information leaflets include guidelines for complete pre-travel preparation, including: vaccinations, malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases, prescription medications to consider for addition to your First Aid Kit.
Personal Protection Items:
Condoms x 2:
Use for safe sex.
Oral Rehydration Salts (Gastrolyte Tablets or Gastrolyte-R Sachets) x 4:
Use to minimize dehydration by replacing electrolytes and glucose if fluid and electrolyte loss is significant e.g. diarrhoea, vomiting and heat stress.
Mix 2 tablets or 1 sachet in 200mls of purified drinking water. 1-2 tablets every 3-4 hours. Maximum of 8 per day.
(10% povidone/iodine Antiseptic Solution) (15ml) x 1:
Use to sterilize one litre of drinking water as follows:
warm 8 drops / 30 mins 16 drops / 30 mins
cold 16 drops / 60 mins 16 drops / 60 mins
Example: for warm clear water, for each litre of water, drop in 8 drops of the Iodine Solution and leave for 30 minutes before drinking.
Caution: Do not use if there is a known allergy to iodine.
Alternatives: Boil water, Condy's crystals, Puritabs (chlorine based).
Note: effective against bacteria, viruses, protozoa but not cryptosporidium.
Insect Bite Prevention:
DEET insect repellent sachets x 4:
Use to prevent mosquito bites. Apply every 3-4 hours.
Caution: Do not use on infants under 6 months or around the eyes.