Re: First Aid Kit Content List
Scott Drown (scottdd@HALCYON.COM)
Fri, 15 Sep 1995 06:05:28 -0800
Lynn Whited wrote:
>Be careful, a small percentage of people are also allergic to aspirin,
>AND all of the compounds in the family (ie ibuprofen). As one who is so
>afflicted...you don't want to see me after I have had aspirin or similar
>drug, parents don't always remember to tell you. In GSUSA we don't give
>the girls ANY medication, unless specifically instructed to by the parents.
>My daughter needs to have aspirin/tylenol to help combat the symptoms of
>sucrose intolerance. It is on her medical forms, so that she can get
>when she needs it. Without me having to remember one more thing for
Lynn this is a good point and one for everyone to remember. Our Troop uses
permission slips that are required prior to any outing and that give not
only a liability waiver but also permission to treat and numbers to reach
parents. We had occassion to have an emergency only to discover that the
parents, both Commissioners, were on another outing and could not be
I also commonly lead the 50 mile hikes and have to treat to an extent at
times which is why I am also a Red Cross First Aid Instructor and study
mountain first aid. At times we are over a day's travel from any type of
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