How To Build The Ultimate Survival Medical Kit

Let us talk about health and surviving in harsh conditions or even situations. We are going to have a step by step listing and instructions and how to come up with the ultimate survival medical kit that you shall never miss a thing or get disappointed by. With the kind of survival kit that we are going to offer, you may assuredly bank on it to save your life at any given time.

Some basic knowledge of how to use the kit and its contents is very important, so you may enroll in small training institutions on first aid or even get understanding online.


There is a list of items that you need to get hold of when building the survival medical kit. The first list we shall be preparing is of general tools required and you may easily find some of the items in drug stores and supermarkets in your locale:


  • Thermometer.
  • Nail clippers.
  • Scissors.
  • Stethoscope.
  • Tweezers.
  • Q-tips.
  • Large trauma shears.
  • Scalpel with blades.

The second list includes drugs that you may acquire with no much prescription from a specialist. Nonetheless, they play an important role in the building of the survival kit. They include:


  • Asprin
  • Oral rehydration
  • Stool softener
  • Ibuprofen
  • Anti-histamine
  • Immodium
  • Bismuth tabs
  • Sudafed
  • Cranberry extract
  • Dramamine
  • Throat lozenges
  • Acetaminophen

You also need to pack with you some lotions and creams that come in handy. They include:


  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Softsoap
  • Anti-fungal
  • Hydrocortisone

In case of accidents that involve blisters ensure to pack the following:

  • Medical tape
  • Melofoam
  • Moleskin and second skin

Small wounds may also occur from time to time and they are always the worst hence you will need to have some combating accessories. The list contains:


  • Nitrile gloves
  • Sterile gauze pads
  • Medical tape
  • Alcohol wipes
  • Bandages both ace and triangle ones
  • Iodine
  • Tourniquet
  • Irrigation syringe
  • Band-aids
  • Tegaderm
  • Steri-strips
  • Suture kit

There is one other list of prescription drugs that is very important not to miss in your survival medical kit although you might need to get information on prescription. It contains the following:

  • Epinephrine for allergic reactions.
  • Ciprofloxacin for anthrax exposure
  • Azithromycin in case of mycobacterial or bacterial infections, Bactrim ds and Flagyl may also be used in bacterial infections
  • Amoxicillin for stomach infection and ulcers
  • Flucanozole for fungal infections

Your survival kit will never be complete without some personal aids that include:

  • Asthma inhalers
  • Vitamins
  • Toiletries
  • Sunblock
  • Camp soap
  • Bug repellent


Now the kit has to be packaged properly into a bag or box and ensure proper storage is applied. You will need to choose the right kind of container with reference to where the kit will be residing, the frequency of movement involved, durability, not forgetting size and weight.

While packing you will need to separate the tools and the medications so that there is no mix up when need arises. Ensure to update your kit from time to time so that you do not run out of items.

Remember all this may be useless if you do not acquire basic knowledge on first aid and how to use some of the items. You are the most important tool in the kit and you need to be in check and bold. Good luck!

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