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What is the difference between a first aid kit and a trauma kit?

What is the difference between a first aid kit and a trauma kit?

Trauma Kits are typically smaller and more expensive than a First Aid Kit because the life saving products inside cost more and require a customized bag/case. WARNING: Trauma Products Require Training! First Aid Kits are focused on Actionable (Non-Life-Saving) items like: bandaids, gauze, and so on.

What comes in an IFAK?

Here’s what the most basic IFAKs should include:

  • Burn dressing.
  • Combat (hemostatic) gauze.
  • Gloves.
  • Ibuprofen.
  • Israeli dressings.
  • Pen light.
  • Permanent marker.
  • Pressure dressing.

What is in a paramedic jump bag?

Items, such as sharp medical scissors, a pen light, non-powdered gloves, safety goggles, a ballpoint pen with permanent black ink, plastic bags, activated charcoal, a baby bulb syringe, a rescue blanket and sterile saline, can help prepare an EMT for unexpected injuries, poisonings, toxins and inclement weather.

What does MyFAK stand for?

Please Select A Color BLACK ORANGE RED. My Medic MyFAK (My First Aid Kit) The MyFAK (My First Aid Kit) was designed with three goals: Adaptive – Functional – Indestructible. This First Aid Kit can be used anywhere from a day at the park with the kids, a multi-day backpacking adventure, or off-road in your Jeep.

What is a medical crash bag?

Our Lifeguard First Response Bag is a premier Aquatic trauma kit (crash bag). This medical bag can hold everything you need such as the AED, oxygen cylinder, BVM’s, and suction unit, with room to spare for extra accessories.

What IFAK does the military use?

The IFAK II contains most of the supplies of the original IFAK kit, with the addition of a tactical combat casualty card to annotate what kind of first aid was applied to a wounded Soldier, a sharpie marker, an eye shield, a wound seal bandage with valves for sucking chest wounds.