Do you prepare for emergencies? I have to admit as a mommy of 4 very active children who live in the country I always keep a large supply of first aid materials on hand at all times. I also keep first aid kits in my vehicles and a small one in my purse. Experience has taught me the wisdom of such planning. My preps for emergencies has always lacked one essential however, and that is a good suture/syringe kit.
Now this is not for your usual minor first aid emergencies I will admit. This is for when you are in a REAL emergency and medical help is not within reach. Some situations where this would apply is in backpacking or river rafting far from civilization, traveling to third world countries as missionaries, when natural disasters strike, or outbreaks of war/civil unrest. I would also advise that along with this kit you add detailed instructions on how to suture and when it is advisable and even take advances medical training and practice!
Adventure Medical Kits is a company that supplies all levels of emergency medical preparedness from simple throw it in the car kits to professional grade kits that contain everything you could need in a medical emergency. The prices range from $7.00 up to $400.00 depending on how advanced the kit is. They also carry insect products, foot care, hygiene, QuikClot, and more. Adventure Medical Kits sent me the Suture Syringe Kit for the purpose of this review.
The Suture Syringe Kit is a true field surgical kit for trained medical personnel. For use in locations where sterile supplies may not be available, this kit contains the supplies you will need to establish a sterile environment (including a sterile towel drape and sterile surgical gloves), multiple antiseptics, and hospital quality tools including a stainless steel needle holder and mouse-tooth forceps. Other components include an assortment of sterile needles, syringes, sutures, and catheters.
This kits comes with everything you need to close wounds in a tough, compact carrying case. This would fit very easy in the smallest of bags or even a good sized purse! Everything is packaged very well and the medical tools come in their own separate nylon holder. I am convinced this would be an essential for those who want to be prepared for any emergency or do extreme sports in wilderness situations.
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