First Aid Kit
How to Create a First Aid Kit for the Everyday and the Extreme
A comprehensive article with recommendations for building your own personalized First Aid Kit that is useful on a daily basis, not just during emergencies.
5 Different Types of Medical Tapes and How to Use Them
Medical tape is something that everyone uses, but there are so many kinds it's difficult to know which is right for the situation. We put medical tapes to the test so you can choose the most suitable to your needs.
How to Choose a First Aid Kit Bag
The first aid bag needs to meet a couple criteria: it should be just large enough to hold everything and it should be small enough to fit where you want to keep it. Learn more about first aid bags in this article.
How to Use a Sam Splint to Treat Bone Fractures
The SAM splint is a versatile, lightweight, portable, and reusable splint that can be used to treat broken bones, sprains, and soft tissue injuries.
How to Use Mylar Blankets to Stop Hypothermia
Mylar blankets can reflect up to 90% of body heat back to the wearer. These blankets are especially useful in a portable first aid kit because they take up almost no space.
How to Use Povidone Iodine (Betadine) as an Antiseptic
The versatility of povidone iodine (Betadine) for use in first aid makes it one of the best antiseptics for a first aid kit or go bag. Besides being an antiseptic for wound care, povidone iodine can safely be used to purify water.
Re Factor Tactical Cloth Trauma Tape
The cloth trauma tape by Re Factor Tactical simplifies the process of writing vital signs and makes the job easier to first responders.