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First Aid & Trauma Kits: What They Are & Why We Need Them

  • Posted on: 25 April 2019
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“First Aid Kit” is a term that is familiar to us. “Trauma Kit,” however, is a term we seldom hear of. In addition, many people don’t know the difference between the two types of kits. We will break down the differences between a First Aid Kit and a Trauma Kit below.

The Difference Between First Aid and Trauma Kits 

A Trauma Kit is meant for major injuries, usually life-threatening. Its main purpose is to keep a person alive until help arrives. In this case, a hospital and/or doctor is most likely needed.