kids knows that you can’t NOT have bandages or plaster close by. Even at the
smallest sign of a scratch, kids will gleefully come running for a bandage –
what is it with kids and bandages?!
it is advised that you check
your medicine cabinet every 6 months to ensure you have all your essentials
in place (and haven’t expired) for when those emergencies happen – big and
small. They also advise that you keep your medicine cabinet in a cool and dry
place (not your bathroom or kitchen) where kids can’t reach. It can be quite
daunting to know what is unnecessary, so you can make space for what is really important.
some medical cabinet must-haves for your family:
temperature accurately, so you know when to administer fever medication – or
take the child to a doctor. The digital ones tend to work best for more
accurately and faster.
painkiller can treat pain and bring down a fever in both adults and children
(at appropriate dosage).
While age old salt and water can sometimes do the trick, it is best to keep
some antiseptic to help thoroughly cleanse a wound. Try Elastoplast’s Wound Spray for easy and
convenient antiseptic wound cleansing.
4. Cold packs or compressors
relieving minor pain and swelling for sprains, aches and sore joints. Be sure
not to use these in the case of burns – rather run those in cold water and
apply a dressing if necessary.
5. Antidiarrheal treatment
recommend that you have go-to antidiarrheal treatment if you get diarrhoea
often. This help with much-needed relief and prevention from losing too many
6. Tweezers or scissors
come in handy to deal with splinters and scissors to cut bandages or medication
that is tricky to unwrap.
7. Sterile gloves
tool of the trade to make sure everyone is safe from an infection. If you don’t have gloves, make
sure you have a disinfectant, like Elastoplast’s Wound Spray, that doesn’t
require you to touch the wound.
kids love. They really come in handy to ensure wounds are kept moist and heal
faster (after cleaning the wound, of course).
9. Healing Ointment
To make your child’s wounds
heals quicker, a healing ointment is always a handy asset to a medical cabinet.
An ointment, like Elastoplast’s Wound Healing Ointment, helps to reduce
scarring and can be used in all stages of wound healing.
for allergies. They vary from ones that will make you drowsy to ones that won’t
make you drowsy.
medical cabinet is stocked and it’s time to take action, just remember these
three easy steps to wound care: clean, protect and heal. Elastoplast has got
you covered through all three these steps with a range of different products
that disinfects your wound, protects it from further bacteria and speeds up its
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