A first aid kit is a collection of supplies and equipment for use in giving first aid, and can put together for the purpose (by an individual or organization, for instance), or purchased complete. There is a wide variation in the contents of first aid kits based on the knowledge and experience of those putting it together, the differing first aid requirements of the area where it may be used, and variations in legislation or regulation in a given area. First aid kits usually consist of the following; Adhesive bandages (band-aids, sticking plasters) - can include ones shaped for particular body parts, such as knuckles, Dressings (sterile, applied directly to the wound), Sterile eye pads, Sterile gauze pads, Sterile non-adherent pads, containing a non-stick teflon layer, Petrolatum gauze pads, used as an occlusive ( air-tight) dressing for sucking chest wounds, as well as a non-stick dressing, Bandages (for securing dressings, not necessarily sterile), Gauze roller bandages - absorbent, breathable, and often elastic, Elastic bandages - used for sprains, and pressure bandages, Adhesive, elastic roller bandages (commonly called 'Vet wrap') - very effective pressure bandages or durable, waterproof bandaging, Triangular bandages - used as slings, tourniquets, to tie splints, and many other uses, Butterfly closure strips - used like stitches to close wounds, usually only included for higher level response as can seal in infection in uncleaned wounds. Saline-used for cleaning wounds or washing out foreign bodies from eyes, soap - used with water to clean superficial wounds once bleeding is stopped, Antiseptic wipes or sprays for reducing the risk of infection in abrasions or around wounds. Dirty wounds must be cleaned for antiseptics to be effective. Burn dressing, which is usually a sterile pad soaked in a cooling gel, Adhesive tape, hypoallergenic, Haemostatic agents may be included in first aid kits, especially military or tactical kits, to promote clotting for severe bleeding. Here at Outdoor Shopping you will find only the best first aid kits plus much more plus more, such as bags for your own makeshift first aid kits. Great for,contents, military, hiking, sports, camping, emergency, supplies, pet, survival, backpacking,basic first aid, outdoor, wilderness, refills, wilderness, basic, backpacking, medical, home,car, motorcycle,travel, injury, trauma, and medical.