Health Tip: Keep a First Aid Kit in the Car11/06/13
(HealthDay News) -- You probably have a host of first aid
supplies at home, but what about in your car?
The American Academy of Pediatrics says you should store these
essentials in your vehicle:
- A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication such as
ibuprofen, or acetaminophen.
- A tube of antibiotic ointment.
- An assortment of sterile adhesive bandages and gauze pads.
- A supply of your prescription medications.
- Hypoallergenic adhesive tape, soap and some moistened
- Scissors, tweezers and a thermometer.
- Petroleum jelly.
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