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What minor injuries can be treated with home first aid kits?

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Home first aid kits are usually used for treating these types of injuries:

  • Burns
  • Cuts
  • Abrasions (scrapes)
  • Stings
  • Splinters
  • Sprains
  • Strains

From: First Aid Kits WebMD Medical Reference

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Federal Emergency Management Association.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 28, 2018

SOURCES:

FDA.

Federal Emergency Management Association.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 28, 2018

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