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The Family Medicine Chest

Always remember to keep this in a safe place where children cannot reach.

Remember to seek advice from your pharmacist about medicines but here is a list of items useful in case of minor illnesses or accidents:

  • a selection of plasters
  • a triangle bandage
  • sterile dressings in assorted sizes
  • two sterile eye pads
  • tweezers for removing splinters
  • thermometer for fevers
  • calamine lotion for dabbing onto insect bites, stings and sunburn

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