Introduction: My Medical Trauma Kit
This is a tour of my DIY Medical Trauma Kit made up of various items, which I bought individually or from other First Aid Kits.
Step 1: Top Pouch
This is where I keep my my Trauma Shears and 2 pairs of Nitrile Gloves.
Note: The Trauma Shears have a paracord loop on the handle so the can be strapped into the velcro, so they won't fall out when in transport.
Step 2: Top Zipper Compartment
In this compartment I keep 20 conforming bandages (5cm x 4m).
Step 3: Main Compartment
I have not, yet, filled up the top part of the main compartment.
Note: next steps are about the individual products.
Step 4: Gauze Swabs Bag
This small bag holds my 3" x 3", 2" x 2" and 7.5cm x 7.5xm Gauze Swabs.
Step 5: 2 X 36 Inch Sam Splints
Step 6: Cleaning & Scissors
2 x Surgical Scissors
2 Packets of 10 Cotton Tips
2 x Wound Cleansing Tube
UPDATE: I just ordered 10 more irrigation cleansing tubes.
Step 7: 4 X Finger Splints
Step 8: SPF 50+ Sunscreen & Antiseptic Solution
Step 9: 3 X Space Blankets
Step 10: No. 15 Wound Dressing
Step 11: 5 X Triangular Bandages
Step 12: 4 (2 in Each Pack) X Instant Ice Packs
Step 13: 2 X 1L Bottles of 0.9% Sodium Chloride
I keep one bottle in my kit and the other one as a spare.
Step 14: 2 X 1L Bottle of Distilled Water
Again, I keep one bottle in my trauma kit and the other spare.
Step 15: Sports Kit
In my sports kit, I keep 2 Instant Ice Packs, Scissors, Tweezers and 2 rolls of Elastic Adhesive Tape.
Step 16: Post Wound Care Kit
In my post wound kit bag I keep non-adherent pads, an adhesive island dressing, a wound dressing, wound closure strips (5 packs of 5 strips), wound plaster and a large wound dressing.
Step 17: Now the Left Side Compartment
In this compartment I keep 4 x Stretch Bandage (10cm x 3.2m), 4 x Stretch Bandage (7.5cm x 3.2m), 4 x Stretch Bandage (5cm x 4.9m), 2 rolls of adhesive plaster and 24 safety pins (SML, MED & LRG).
Step 18: Front Compartment
In the front compartment I keep a variety of things, so let's go through them!
Step 19: Things
I keep a container of Vicks, PawPaw ointment and a light which has a normal light, the white part flashes green, it can also be steady as well, and there is a whistle in the end.
Step 20: Gauze
I have 3 x 3 inch and 2 x 2 inch gauze swabs.
Step 21: 4 X CPR Masks
Step 22: Minor Wound Kit
In this kit I keep small band-aids and large ones, splinter probes, Burn Aid Gel and a triple antibiotic ointment.
Step 23: Ibuprofen and Some Tweezers
Step 24: 4 (2 Packs of 2) Instant Hand Warmers
Step 25: Now to the Right Side Compartment
This is where I keep my cleaning things;
- Cotton Balls
- Pocket Tissues
- Hand Washing Packets
- Alcohol Pads
- Antiseptic Cleansing Wipes
- & also some spare bags.
Step 26: And Second Last...
I really like how the bag has backpack straps as well, as well as having handles, and a shoulder strap this bag is very versatile.
Step 27: Things I Would Like to Add or Put In...
These are some things that I would like to add to my trauma kit when I can buy them;
- Itch Relief Spray (for bites, stings and rashes).
- Guedel Airway Kit
- Bandage Clips
- Bio-Hazard Bags
- Utility Knife
These are the things I have which I need to put in;
- No Water Pump Hand Wash
- Ink Pens
- Pen Light
We have a be nice policy.
Please be positive and constructive.
I have added a headlamp for hands free light along with extra batteries.
Where did you get the plastic bin that you used for your minor wound kit?
I'm not sure - I already had the container. I think it is just a fishing tackle box container. It is something like this;
Sorry I'm not able to help, but hope this gives you an idea!