medical emergency kit

medical emergency kit

a package of drugs and devices that may be used to deal with life-threatening medical situations. The kit may include positive pressure ventilation equipment, an oxygen tank, cardiac and other medications, airway management supplies, dressings, IV fluids, suction, and splints.
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The child's attack subsided, and after the plane landed in Addis the cabin crew asked the nurses' advice on upgrading the in-flight medical emergency kit.
I highly recommend making your own medical emergency kit and using a label maker to post dosages for adult and children inside the container or on the drug itself.
The combination of enhanced medical emergency kits, onboard automated external defibrillators, and special training for all flight crews, linked to MedLink physicians on the ground, means that we are better prepared to respond to passenger emergencies," said Rakesh Gangwal, US Airways president and Chief Executive Officer.
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