Preliminary List of Emergency Medical Supplies

  • Sterile and regular Gloves
  • Antibiotics (p.o. and i-v): cephalosporins, cillins, cleocin, etc.
  • Skin-graft equipments (dermatome, blades, mesher),
  • Basics: Alcohol, Hydrogen Peroxide, Betadine, gauze, bandage, tapes
  • Topical wound care: Silvadene, Bacitracin, Neosporin, Xeroform
  • Sterilizing equipments,
  • Cauterizing equipments
  • Scissors, Staples, staple removers,
  • Sutures (all sizes and types)
    • Nylon (ethilon) 2-0, 3-0, 4-0
    • Vicryl 2-0, 3-0,  4-0
    • Chromic 3-0, 4-0, 2-0
    • Prolene 6-0, 4-0, 3-0, 2-0
  • Instruments, (trays, plastic tray)
  • Pain meds (p.o/injectable/transdermal)
  • Local anesthetics
  • Syringes, needles
  • Fiberglass splint materials…  casts and cast cutter tools.
  • IV fluids, IV lines, IV catheters
  • Chest tubes and drainage system

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