Equipment list for G-Land

EQUIPMENT:

  • Pen torch and head torch
  • Tongue depressors
  • Disposable sterile suture sets including needle holder, forceps, scissors
  • Sutures: prolene 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0
  • Sterile drapes
  • Disposable stitch cutters
  • Steristrips of various sizes
  • Skin prep – chlorhexidine
  • Sterile guaze
  • Sterile cotton wool
  • Various tapes – micropore and elastoplasts
  • Dressings – opsite, tegaderm
  • Antiseptic swabs ‘sterets’
  • Crepe bandages 3″ and 4″
  • Triangular bandages
  • Sterile syringes 20ml/ 10ml/ 5ml/ 2ml
  • Sterile needles – various sizes 19G, 20G, 22G, 25G (green, blue, orange)
  • Iv cannulae 14G, 16G, 18G, 20G, 22G, and dressings
  • Iv giving sets
  • Iv fluids – normal saline 1 litre bags, 10% dextrose 1 litre bags, Hartmann’s or CSL 1 litre bags
  • Handwashing scrub
  • Disposable gloves – small, medium, large
  • Sterile gloves size 6.5, 7, 7.5

LOCAL ANAESTHETIC DRUGS:

  • Lignocaine 1% with adrenaline
  • Lignocaine 1%
  • Lignocaine 2%

ANALGESICS:

  • Paracetamol
  • Codeine phosphate
  • Tramadol
  • Ibuprofen
  • Diclofenac
  • Aspirin
  • Ketamine
  • Morphine

ANTIBIOTICS:

  • Flucloxacillin
  • Amoxicillin
  • Penicillin V
  • Metronidazole
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Erythromycin
  • Chloramphenicol eyedrops
  • Sofradex eardrops

ANTI-DIARRHOEALS / ANTI-SPASMODICS:

  • Loperamide
  • Buscopan

ANTIEMETICS AND ANTIHISTAMINES:

  • Metoclopramide
  • Cyclizine
  • Chlorpheniramine

ANXIOLYTICS:

  • Diazepam

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • Calamine Lotion
  • 1% hydrocortisone cream
  • Rehydration mixture – e.g diarolyte

2 Comments

  1. Jimmy Dell says:

    Phil brew!! Great site cobber!

    Quick question on the malaria situation in G’land. Will be taking my wife this year , (the daughter of a tropical medicine specialist) … So she is very keen to know the risk level at the camps (from someone other than me!)

  2. Lorenza Destefano says:

    Ibuprofen has an antiplatelet effect, though relatively mild and somewhat short-lived compared with aspirin or prescription antiplatelet drugs. In general, ibuprofen also acts as a vasoconstrictor.;;..’

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