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First aid for outdoors: everything you need to know

We'll tell you how to equip yourself and what to do in the event of an accident.


Before embarking on an outdoor adventure, it is important that you always wear a first aid kit and be prepared to act in case of any eventuality. We tell you the basic tips.

First aid kit


It should include the following items: gauze, bandages, adhesive tapes, cream, antiseptic towels, scissors and hook pins. It is important that you place everything in a waterproof container, to keep items clean and dry.

How to treat a burn?

1) Put the burned area in cold water for 10 minutes.

2) Gently dry the area and protect it with a non-stick gauze. Make a soft bandage and secure the end of the bandage with a hook pin.

3) Keep the burn as clean as possible.

How to treat a fractured arm?

1) I held the wounded arm. Take a large triangular bandage or cloth and colocale below the arm.

2) Place one tip of the bandage behind the neck.Then pass the other tip of the bandage over your arm and put both ends together to tie them over your shoulder.

3) Fold the third tip of the bandage and secure it with a hook pin.

Source: Montagne Outdoors

Publication Date: 27/01/2019

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