Silver Ruler's of Penmai
- Jun 28, 2011
- Alcohol wipes, hydrogen peroxide and basic soap for basic cleaning of cuts and wounds.
- Burnol cream for burns.
- Tweezers to remove slivers or foreign objects from skin.
- Plastic gloves for attending to wounds with blood.
- Instant cold packs for bumps and bruises and sprained ankles.
- Thermometer for fevers (preferably one that can be used orally and is digital).
- Pain relievers – acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil). Ibuprofen should only be used if child is more than six months old.
- Cold medicines – most children need only a decongestant and a cough suppressant.
- Skin creams including one percent hydrocortisone for itchy rashes and antibiotic ointments for cuts and scrapes.
Remember to always check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medication.