Aircare First Help Kit

medical kitWe construct IFAKs and tactical medical packs for nearly each form of operator, from the minimally trained outdoorsman to the veteran fight medic or paramedic and ranging in dimension from the smallest tactical IFAK to massive trunk-sized Recompression Dive kits. Before I was a nurse this usually simply concerned handing out the occasional plaster (adhesive bandage or Band-Aid for you People) and laughing at a journey companion’s misfortune, as guys tend to do to each other, but since qualifying to work as a nurse I have strapped up a sprained ankle or two on jungle treks, dressed countless small cuts and wounds, and even as soon as cleaned and handled a dozen small leech bites on the legs of an unlucky trekker, among different things.

For longer journeys when I’ll be out several days—especially if I am climbing, mountaineering or backcountry snowboarding where the percentages of incurring a extra critical wound are better than when hiking a large trail—I’ll add a suture equipment to my traditional ultralight first aid kit.

The one merchandise I now all the time carry for injuries, whether or not I’m out for a trail run, an extended rock climb or a a number of hour … Read More