Medical emergencies happen all the time. The thing is we do not get to choose when or where they will happen. A medical emergency could happen on your next trip to the grocers or the movies. Will you be prepared. Have you given any thought to what you would do if someone were choking? How about, how to stop the bleeding from a deep wound. Yes, we live in a world of instant everything yet what if the cell phone has no signal or the ambulance gets caught in a traffic jam can you keep someone alive until help arrives.
Most travelers get into a plane or on a bus or train with no thought to how they will respond if there is an accident. Survival skills are at a minimum in today’s’ society yet, we here all the time about planes going down in unknown areas are hard to reach places that will take days to reach what will you do then. Here are few items that you can pack into a small area in the traveler’s first aid kit. Though small knives and scissors are no longer allowed you can still take items to clean and close wounds.
Cold and flu medications
Irrigation solutions for eyes and ears
These are just a few of the items you would like to have along if an emergency happened. Learning CPR and learning basic first aid is as easy as contacting the Red Cross. Be prepared for anything and you will be surprised by nothing.