What are the materials needed in giving first aid?

Put these in each of your first-aid kits:

  • an up-to-date first-aid manual.
  • a list of emergency phone numbers.
  • sterile gauze pads of different sizes.
  • adhesive tape.
  • adhesive bandages (Band-Aids) in several sizes.
  • elastic bandage.
  • a splint.
  • antiseptic wipes.

What are the 3 key points of first aid?

There are three basic C’s to remember—check, call, and care. When it comes to first aid, there are three P’s to remember—preserve life, prevent deterioration, and promote recovery.

What are the 4 C’s of first aid?

The PedFACTs course also covers the “4Cs of Pediatric First Aid” help focus providers on the steps they need to take to safely manage emergencies: Check, Call, Care, and Complete.

What should you have in a first aid box?

A first aid box, more commonly called a first aid kit is a container that has some basic first aid supplies. Many are available fully stocked from the local store or on-line. The only things you need to add are a CPR pocket mask and sometimes disposable rubber gloves.

What contents go into a first aid kit?

Emergency telephone numbers for EMS/9-1-1,your local poison control centre,and your personal doctors

  • Home and office phone numbers for family members,friends,or neighbours who can help
  • Sterile gauze pads (dressings) in small and large squares to place over wounds
  • Adhesive tape
  • What all is in a first aid box?

    The Red Cross recommends that all first aid kits for a family of four include the following: 2 absorbent compress dressings (5 x 9 inches) (Similar item available in the Red Cross Store) 25 adhesive bandages (assorted sizes), also found within our Family First Aid Kit (Similar item available in the Red Cross Store) 1 adhesive cloth tape (10 yards x 1 inch) (Similar item available in the Red Cross Store)

    How often should you check a first aid box?

    Choose two dates a year to check your first-aid kit.

  • Replace all supplies that are close to the expiry date.
  • Make sure the first-aid kit opens easily and shuts properly.
  • Ensure that the first-aid kit is not damaged.
  • Check that all of the contents and supplies are adequately stocked.
  • Make sure the sterile products are uncompromised and still sealed.