medical equipment at home

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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Nurseandy » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:46 pm

Feeling outgunned here ;) my medical kit comprises of gloves, loperamide and tea towels. Thankfully noone in the house is on prescription meds otherwise we'd have them too.

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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Stonecarver » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:47 pm

Arzosah wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:14 pm
jansman wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:56 pm
What sort of gear,stonecarver?
I'm wondering that too - I can't see anything at the lidl website about it.

As for what I keep already - lots of otc stuff, lots of bandages of various sorts, lots of dressings. No haemostatic stuff yet - I've seen so many discussions about which type/influences etc, and I need some proper research before I spend any dosh.

I have 2 x 24 litre plastic crates of stuff, which seems a lot to me :shock: but probably isn't with all the gearheads on here :mrgreen:
Arzosah I use the app and it goes further out than website. 23.09.18 is when stuff comes out
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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Arzosah » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:28 pm

Thanks stonecarver - I've diarised that.
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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Yorkshire Andy » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:32 pm

Stock up on sterile gauze pads... You can improvise bandages but clean pads to put onto a wound need to be good........

You can soon go through a pack of 25 changing a dressing 2x a day


https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00QGQ ... ref=plSrch
If your roughing it, Your doing it wrong ;)

Lack of planning on your part doesn't make it an emergency on mine

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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Stonecarver » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:22 pm

Yorkshire Andy wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:32 pm
Stock up on sterile gauze pads... You can improvise bandages but clean pads to put onto a wound need to be good........

You can soon go through a pack of 25 changing a dressing 2x a day


https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00QGQ ... ref=plSrch
Thanks for that. Will stock up
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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Stonecarver » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:25 pm

Yorkshire Andy wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:32 pm
Stock up on sterile gauze pads... You can improvise bandages but clean pads to put onto a wound need to be good........

You can soon go through a pack of 25 changing a dressing 2x a day


https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00QGQ ... ref=plSrch
You have any good places to get lots of bandages from?
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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Yorkshire Andy » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:15 pm

Keep an eye In Lidl for their car fak they have lots of stuff in usually for£4.99
If your roughing it, Your doing it wrong ;)

Lack of planning on your part doesn't make it an emergency on mine

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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Deeps » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:19 pm

Stonecarver wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:25 pm
Yorkshire Andy wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:32 pm
Stock up on sterile gauze pads... You can improvise bandages but clean pads to put onto a wound need to be good........

You can soon go through a pack of 25 changing a dressing 2x a day


https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00QGQ ... ref=plSrch
You have any good places to get lots of bandages from?
Bit of a cliche but keep your eye on ebay and amazon mate. There are some good offers from time to time, same for most things.

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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Stonecarver » Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:26 pm

Deeps wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:19 pm
Stonecarver wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:25 pm
Yorkshire Andy wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:32 pm
Stock up on sterile gauze pads... You can improvise bandages but clean pads to put onto a wound need to be good........

You can soon go through a pack of 25 changing a dressing 2x a day


https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00QGQ ... ref=plSrch
You have any good places to get lots of bandages from?
Bit of a cliche but keep your eye on ebay and amazon mate. There are some good offers from time to time, same for most things.
Ashamed to say I dont really shop on ebay. Bad episode long ago.I try to minimise my amazon buys. Last choice. Looked at mylar bags and saw were from fresherpack. Went directly to fresherpack and bought from there. Stuff like that. Plus Yorkshire Andy kind enough to point good place ;)
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Re: medical equipment at home

Post by Deeps » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:04 am

Stonecarver wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:26 pm

Ashamed to say I dont really shop on ebay. Bad episode long ago.I try to minimise my amazon buys. Last choice. Looked at mylar bags and saw were from fresherpack. Went directly to fresherpack and bought from there. Stuff like that. Plus Yorkshire Andy kind enough to point good place ;)
Fair do's, whatever works. I stopped using ebay several years ago because my account got hacked and some random lassie got ripped off. Nothing to do with me but it put me off. Started using it 3 or 4 years ago though and its a different experience, probably due to Amazon, even when some 'small change' stuff from China doesn't arrive they don't quibble and I've never been out of pocket.

Definitely worth shopping around though.

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