Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK)
An IFAK is composed of a variety of items, with just as many theories of how to properly layout and stock them. For general purposes, the CLI member’s IFAK should address the following:
- Easily remedied and/or frequent. Band aids, moleskin, bug and sun repellent, OTC meds such as Tylenol, Ibuprofen, or Benadryl, iodine/alcohol, tourniquet, etc.
- Specific items. Eppi pens, allergy medication, asthma treatment, heart medication, etc.
- Trauma items. Heavy gauze, pressure dressings, NPA, etc.
|Decompression Needle||12g or 14g||2|
|NPA (Nasopharyngeal Airway)||28 French||1|
|HALO Vented Chest Seal||NULL||2|
|Combat Casualty Card||NULL||1|
|Short Sharpie or Pencil||NULL||2|
|Elastic Bandage (Ace Wrap)||3″ or 4″||1|
|Z Fold Dressing||NULL||1|
|Quick Clot Combat Gauze or Quick Clot Powder and 4…||NULL||1|
|CPR Mask or Shield||NULL||1|
|Personal Medical ID Card||NULL||1|