Using First Aid

How First Aid Works in the Wilderness

Supplies you Should Bring with you in case you Crash

  • Pain reliever
  • Alcohol wipes
  • Antibiotic Ointment
  • First aid kit
  • Instant cold pack
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Rolled gauze
  • Adhesive tape roll
  • Laxatives
  • Card with ALL medical information written on it

Vaccines you Should get Before Traveling

  • Hepatitis A
  • Measles, mumps, rebella (MMR)
  • Tetanus-diphtheria

First aid for strains

  • Stop all activity
  • Apply an instant ice pack for 20-30 minutes
  • Pain medications should taken daily to relieve pain