EQUIPMENT
Ziplock bags (for almost everything)
Trauma Shears
Tape – two large rolls cloth tape, 1” and wide
Hand sanitizer and antiseptic wipes
Rubbing alcohol (but dilute to about 70%)
Large bottle of eye saline (or several, depending on space)
Tweezers and magnification (your choice)
Big box of menstrual pads (lot cheaper than gauze!)
Eye dropper with bottle
Thermometer
Scales for weight
Non-sterile gloves (extra large – fits everyone)
Ace bandage wraps (several)
Duct tape (I prefer Gorilla tape – no conflict of interest!)
Q-Tips
Big box of tongue blades
Dental floss
Vaseline
A few 18-G sterile needles (syringes would be nice for irrigation)
A LOT of clean white  cotton – towels or tee shirts.
BP cuff
SAM splint?
MEDICINES
medicine
trade

name
Rx
use
ibuprofen
Motrin
no
anlagesic, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory for arthritis, gout, tendonitis
acetaminophen
Tylenol
no
analgesic
diphenhydramine
Benadryl
no
anti-inflmatory, sleep
hydrocortisone cream 1%
NA
no
anti-inflamatory, for itching
aluminum hydroxide and simethicone tablets
Mylanta
no
ant-acid
pseudoephedrine
Sudafed
no
decongestant
scopolamine transdermal patches
Transderm-Scop
yes
prevent sea sickness
azithromycin
Zithromax
yes
erythromycin type antibiotic – for tonsilitis, skin infections, bronchitis, bacterial diarrhea
amoxicillin
Augmentin
yes
penicillin type antibiotic – skin infections, urinary tract infections, tonsilitis, bite wounds
ciprofloxacin
Cipro
yes
antibiotic for diarrhea, urinary tact infection, marine skin infections
silver sulfadiazine cream
Silvadene
yes
burn prevention from infection
Phenergan
yes
anti-nausea and vomiting
medicine
sterile saline
Trade

name
NA
Rx

no
Use

irrigation of eyes and wounds
witch hazel
NA
no
clean wound and disenfects
ethanol
rubbing alcohol
no
clean wound and disenfects
mineral oil
NA
no
prevent ear wax accumulation, lubricant laxative
petroleum jelly
NA
no
wound dressing, general lubricant
bismuth subsalicylate
Pepto-Bismol
no
antacid and anti-diarrhea
electrolyte fulid
Gatorade
no
hydration
naproxen
Aleve
no
anlagesic, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory for arthritis, gout, tendonitis
cyanocrylate
Super Glue
no
approximate skin that is cut
zinc oxide cream
Desitin
no
skin protective barrier in burns and abraisions, poison ivy
povidone-iondine
aspirin
Betadine
NA
no
no
disinfectant for cleaning wounds
analgesia, fever, heart attack/stroke prevention