The Adventure Medical Kits (AMK) Weekender medical kit is suitable for trips ranging from two to seven days, and for 1 to 6 people. You’ll find everything you need to treat most backcountry ailments and injuries packaged inside a soft, nylon case.
The Adventure Medical Kits (AMK) Weekender medical kit is suitable for trips ranging from two to seven days, and for 1 to 6 people. Easy organization and a wide array of medical supplies designed to deal with backcountry emergencies make this kit the perfect companion for hikers, backpackers and campers. You’ll find everything you need to treat most backcountry ailments and injuries packaged inside a soft, nylon case with grab handles and a full zippered opening, which allows the Weekender to open and lay flat, giving you easy access to medical supplies. Internal compartments with clear windows make is easy to find the right supply quickly, and AMK uses its Easy Care organizing system to help orient care givers to injury specific items.
The included guide book ("A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine") is designed to provide help when professional medical care isn’t immediately available.
Other integral components of the Adventure Medical Kits Weekender medical kit include, but are not limited to: a Laerdal CPR face shield for protected mouth-to-mouth resuscitation; irrigation syringe and wound closure strips; a variety of medications for treating pain, inflammation, and common allergies; EMT shears; precision forceps; trauma pad; and wide elastic wraps to wrap sprains or apply pressure to help control bleeding.
- Laerdal CPR Face Shield for protected mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
- Irrigation syringe and wound closure strips to clean and close wounds
- A wide array of medications to treat pain, inflammation, and common allergies
- Hospital-quality tools, including EMT Shears and precision forceps set the standard for backcountry medical care
- Trauma pad and wide elastic wraps to control life-threatening bleeding
Likes: The zip up case that folds out flat was a large part of our decision to go with this medical kit. It is laid out logically and contents are easy to find.
Dislikes: Wish there was a few more packets of basic medications but it is easy enough to add a small baggy with a few more essentials.