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Checklist for minor health emergencies at home

Medical emergency arrives unalarmed and by being deprived of the basic amenities might adverse the impact of the physical damage. It is recommended to be equipped with first aid kit that will enable you to maintain complete peace of mind in case of a medical urgency. The market is flooded with first aid kits that are specially designed for minor medical conditions that strike while you’re enjoying the comfort of your home. You can find these kits in a wide range of shapes and sizes. In this post, I’ve made an effort to make you familiar with a handy checklist for handling minor medical emergencies that occur at home.

Crepe bandages of varying diameters

Whether you’re a sports freak or have young kids inclined towards sports; crepe bandage is a medical aid you can’t afford to skip. People belonging to different age groups are in need of crepe bandages that are available in an array of sizes. An immobilization bandage can prevent any further damage that may pour in due to sports injury.

Cold packs

Hey Mate! A knee or leg sprain may attack you anytime. It’s vital to be armed with the right set of items to handle the same in a timely fashion. With ice or cold packs available at your home, you can easily reduce the pain and swelling that result out of sprain. Applying the cold pack for about 10 to 20 minutes, for three times a day, would reduce the pain commendably.

Adhesive dressing strips

If you’ve bruised your knee/ finger and there’s bleeding; an adhesive dressing strip will be of quick help. You just need to clean the wound under lukewarm running water, pat dry and cover it using an adhesive dressing strip. Under specific situations, wherein the bleeding goes out of control; simply call up Hello Home Doctor which will send a doctor to treat your wound effectively.

Basic pain reliever medications

In addition to having a digital thermometer for keeping a check on the fever, it is imperative to have a good stock of all the basic pain reliever medications such as paracetamol, ibuprofen etc. for getting rid of the fever and pain.