emergency kit

emergency kit

A box or bag containing the equipment, supplies, and medications needed to provide an initial assessment and to manage life-threatening conditions. The kit typically includes tools for managing the airway and breathing, supporting circulation, providing basic or advanced life support, inserting intravenous access, and measuring vital signs.
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Taking the time to assemble and store a vehicle emergency kit will serve well to get you back on the road with a minimum of hassle and a maximum of safety.
The team had a required emergency kit, but it wasn't enough.
The small but robust emergency kit contains an impressive array of survival tools:
Unfortunately, I''ve just checked my emergency kit and discovered that in the process of trying to tow me out, the other motorist''s towing eye has ended up in my possession.
Petrus also walked away with an emergency kit courtesy of Namibia Medical Care and a N$500 Shoprite shopping voucher.
If you drive long distances, through rural areas or in extreme conditions, an emergency kit for your car could save your life.
That means avoiding setting off in snow or other dangerous conditions, being prepared by listening to forecasts and having an emergency kit, and careful driving, by keeping a safe distance and slowing down if caught in bad conditions.
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.
Ensure you have an emergency kit to hand in case of bad weather.
The post, written by Assistant Surgeon General AU Ali Khan, instructs readers how to prepare for flesh-eating zombies--from having an emergency kit to planning an evacuation route.
After the weather we've had, it's best to be safe rather than sorry - and, to be honest, the emergency kit itself is worth pounds 30.
Reference helpful roadside guides, including an interactive emergency kit checklist.

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