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First aid kit

The American Red Cross recommends that all households have a first aid kit consisting of the following items. Unless you know what you are doing, do not use the items unless instructed to do so.

Adhesive bandage strips
Butterfly bandages
Elastic bandage, 3 inches wide
Hypoallergenic adhesive tape
Roller bandages[?]
Sterile cotton balls
Sterile eye patches
Sterile gauze pads, 4 by 4 inches
Sterile nonstick pads
Triangular bandage

Blunt-tipped scissors
Bulb syringe

Cotton swabs
Eye cup or small plastic cup
Instant-acting chemical cold packs
Paper cups
Space blanket

Activated charcoal
Antiseptic wipes or antiseptic solution
Antiseptic/anesthetic ointment or spray
Calamine/antihistamine lotion
Sterile eye wash
Syrup of ipecac[?]

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