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Tour of a First Aid Kit


Updated June 25, 2014

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Adhesive Tape
Medical Adhesive Tape

Adhesive tape comes in many different materials.

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Adhesive tape is probably the most versatile of all first aid kit supplies. Use it to hold gauze in place or to help splint broken bones. Adhesive tape is also useful all by itself to cover blisters. Small strips of tape can be used to hold lacerations together until the victim can get stitches.
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