What medicines and aid kits to bring for jungle trekking?
My boyfriend is starting his first job and he's going to be in the jungle for a week. So I was thinking of preparing him medicines and all the stuff he needs if something happens. can you guys help me please?
- who WAS #1?Lv 77 years agoFavorite Answer
Tweasers and magnifying glass for thorns and stingers.
Anti-itch (cortizone) cream.
He should always have a good knife and the means to sharpen it.
It has been said that any problem you can't solve with a bandanna and duct tape, you don't need first aid, you need a helicopter.
I assume his employer will have thought of and prepared necessary first aid stuff. It's not like he has to survive on his own for a week.Source(s): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1KnQp7D8sw&list=PL... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttRFIvsuf4A&feature...
- MountainManLv 77 years ago
Your boyfriend will need to get prescription antibiotics from a physician. Your boyfriend will need to get vaccinations relevant to his destination. You may want to buy medical evacuation insurance for him.
You could purchase a water purifier for him.
You could pack aspirin.
You are not going to have access for any anti-venom.
You need to be specific concerning which "jungle" he will be traveling, since the region affects the hazards.
Survival essentials in gear are fairly universal:
In my pockets, I always carry a pocket knife and fire starter, tissues or lint packets, along with several bandages in my wallet. Although reception does not exist in many gulches, I carry a cell phone that usually functions above tree-line.
In my daypack, I have compression sacks that hold my down jacket, heat packs, windbreaker, and down mittens or lighter gloves. I carry a second fire starter and two headlamps with extra batteries. I pack trail snacks, such as cheese, nuts, and rice chips. Attached by carabiner, I have at least two water bottles, sunglasses, reading glasses, and global positioning system. On most hikes, I also carry a water filter.Source(s): http://summitcountyvoice.com/2011/12/18/colorado-s... http://www.wilderness-survival.net/tropical-2.php http://www.ultimatesurvivalskills.com/survival/gen...
- chrisLv 77 years ago
Whatever you put together make sure he has DEET bug repellant.
First aid kits how to choose,