A well-stocked first-aid kit is an absolute must in any survival kit or bug-out bag, but unfortunately, many survivalists make the critical mistake of simply purchasing a medical kit from the local sporting goods store and considering themselves good.
Those kits often have much or most of what you need, but you should always check that you have all the proper materials, and you should always make your medical kit more personable for you.
Before we go into what you need to include in your custom medical kit, it’s important to note that you should have more than just one. In fact, consider getting a minimum of three custom medical kits ready to go: one in your car at all times, one in your bug-out bag or survival kit at all times, and one in your house or garage at all times as well.
The first thing you need to include in your custom medical kit is the emergency contact information for as many people as you know. This includes the phone numbers, email addresses and even physical addresses of friends and family members, and also the contact information for hospitals and doctor’s offices.
Following is a list of supplies that you should have in your medical kit at all times, with no exceptions. If you use your first aid kit regularly, it’s a good idea to check it often to ensure that all of the supplies are there: