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The wife and I have already got together a pretty darn good first aid/ trauma kit. With exception to a few of the harder to find things. Things like stuff for doing IV's, Hypodermic needles and stuff like that. She is a Registered nurse and could probably get some of this stuff at work but i would rather not jeopardize her career over these things. She knows how to use all this stuff and i have some experience from Being in the Army, i had Combat lifesaver training which included giving IV's. Anyway any and all help is appreciated thanks.
 

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http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=31455

http://zombiehunters.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=7297

Those links are from another Forum that I regularly haunt. Both Threads are started by a guy on there name Gunny. through his posts I believe that he is a military medic or doctor. because he has severl threads retaining to reviews of military medical gear that is just now being issued to us. The first of the two links is a detailed list of various medical supplies and each has two to three locations to buy from. hope this helps.

Didnt want to just copy and paste the info here because it is not mine to do so.
 

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Finding the stuff is easy buying it is another thing. Hypedermic needles, I.V.s, and Sutures are FDA regulated and are very difficult to obtain. If anyone knows where to get this stuff please PM me with the info.
 

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Finding the stuff is easy buying it is another thing. Hypedermic needles, I.V.s, and Sutures are FDA regulated and are very difficult to obtain. If anyone knows where to get this stuff please PM me with the info.

Check your local privately owned Army surplus store, mine has all that stuff for realllly cheap (sutures $1.00). You can get the needles and Ivs at tractor supply or other farm supply store (same as humans use) for really cheap no FDA buggin you there
 

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Actually the Hypodermic needles are rather easy to get if you go to a Feed store or pet shop that sells vacinations, or at least here in texas its that easy.
tractor supply sells they by the single or bag full smallest size there is 16 gauge and that would be a little ruff for human injections.
they also have suture kits, as well as disposable scalpals.

* sorry didnt see the post already about tractor supply.
 

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Yep that stuff is easy to find.
 

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Finding the stuff is easy buying it is another thing. Hypedermic needles, I.V.s, and Sutures are FDA regulated and are very difficult to obtain. If anyone knows where to get this stuff please PM me with the info.


Not true.

I am diabetic and bought what I thought was a single box of small gauge syringes for injections of insulin. What I got was 40,000 syringes, all 20 gauge which I way too big for insulin and regular injections into the skin.

While too good to throw away, I don't really have a use for them.

They may yet come in handy so I still have them and it is perfectly legal.
 

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The wife and I have already got together a pretty darn good first aid/ trauma kit. With exception to a few of the harder to find things. Things like stuff for doing IV's, Hypodermic needles and stuff like that. She is a Registered nurse and could probably get some of this stuff at work but i would rather not jeopardize her career over these things. She knows how to use all this stuff and i have some experience from Being in the Army, i had Combat lifesaver training which included giving IV's. Anyway any and all help is appreciated thanks.
just a thought....you said you wife is a RN. You didnt specify what type or what kind of unit she is in. Im in and out of hospitals weekly. Occasionally i find an extra needle or syringe in my pocket or whatever the case may be. So when i get home i throw it in stack. If you have done this a couple times, you will have some decent things. You dont need 4,000 27ga needles or 100 suture trays but everything counts. Im not suggesting your wife steal but im just detailing what happens to me. Hope it helps
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Try the simple route. I went to the local county clinic and talked to them for advice about what I would need. After explaining that I was putting together an emergency responders kit for my vehicle & a more substantial med-kit for the house in case of tornado or flooding disasters, they simply gave me what I needed. They were so helpful, I started volunteering.
 

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Try this. I explained to a few people at the county clinic that I was putting together a serious med-kit for the home, because of tornados and flooding here; also a first responders kit for the truck, due to the lack of EMT availability in some areas. After all I may be the first one on scene if driving by. They hooked me up with everything I could need, including Celox-D.
You might also consider bartering some volunteer time at a clinic or hospital. They can always use help.
 

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The best two places to source IV fluids, tubing, and caths are
Mountainside Medical and Atlantic Medical Supply. Both trusted and reputable vendors which do not require a prescription. As stated above if you're not purchasing bulk quantity, Mountainside Medical will be a better choice. Mountainside is owned by a service related disabled veteran, always good to give to those whom have given so much. As far as start packs, take a look at the "NAR Saline Lock." They have everything you need to gain access and get fluids on board. Stay safe all.


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