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With the first aid kit healthy through the winter holidays

Winter time is holiday season. So there are no unpleasant surprises during the holiday season, a well thought-aid kit for all passengers makes sense. This must be taken into account the activities planned course. A checklist makes it valuable help. Family  winter holiday

The winter holidays are a welcome break. Couples may opt for spa hotels and also utilize the opportunity to take long walks through the winter landscape. Families will opt for regions where the sledding is possible. Physically active vacationers prefer to ski resorts. In almost all the tourist areas although there are pharmacies and doctors easily accessible. Nevertheless, the own winter-aid kit is helpful because of small injuries or ailments can be so much time and money. The preparations for tours abroad and in the expected language problems also belongs to inform themselves before departure where the nearest doctor has his practice by which a communication is possible. In addition to the tour operator and the  provides information. The emergency checklist is thus as follows:

  • Next English-speaking doctor
  • Next pharmacy opening times
  • Clarify emergency repatriation

What is included in the first aid kit.

A checklist helps you not to forget. It is important that each family member has personal medication in your luggage. This can be remedies for allergies or other preparations for chronic medication such as insulin or contraceptives. The other drugs used for treatment of injuries and infections. Above all, you need a good pain reliever. In this case, the age of the passengers and the compatibility must be considered. In addition, drugs for the following violations can not be missing:

  • Bruises / Sprains
  • Lacerations
  • Burn
  • Abrasions

First aid should also be in the luggage.
Known acute infection can be treated with over the counter drugs usually quick and effective.
For new, unclear or persistent symptoms but a doctor should be consulted.

  • Ache
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Sniffing
  • Earache
  • Eye irritations
  • Halstabletten
  • Indigestion

Preventive funds for aid kit.

It has come not only to injury or disease. Some can also be avoided with proper prevention. Preventative things include:

  • Sunscreen
  • UV-proof sunglasses
  • Vitamin Supplements
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold cream
  • Blisters
  • Vaccination cards

To possibly be able to help themselves, include a thermometer and at least one cold pack in your luggage. Cold packs are easy to warm up with hot water and can be used as a decongestant or analgesic as needed. Before leaving, the expiry date should be checked. Depending on the project, it is also important to protect the drugs still very cold temperatures, so they do not lose their effectiveness. Traveling with pets, the first aid kit should be supplemented accordingly. In this case, include remedies for fleas and ticks in the winter in the luggage, as well as the vaccination card.