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Topic - First aid as an ML

plummet - on 03 Apr 2013
Hey folks,

I have my ML assessment next week and I have to give a short presentation on the following question:

"What should we be carrying in a first aid kit and should this include lotions and potions?"

As far as I remember from first aid courses, the answer is that technically, we shouldn't dispense "lotions and potions" to young people (assuming that means things like paracetemol, and antiseptic creams), but if it's something really bad with an obvious remedy, and we're in a remote location we could just say "help yourself to some paracetemol if you like". And then, of course, if they have a pre-existing condition, then they should carry medication for it, and we should know about it beforehand...

Doesn't seem a lot to fill a presentation with. Can anyone think of anything more to the issue that I haven't thought of? And/or anything non-obvious you have in your first aid kit I may also not have though of?

Many thanks for your help!
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