Medical Guide 1 Kit is designed for outdoor professionals who have Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT), Wilderness First Responder (WFR), or Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) certifications. Upgrades from the Guide II include a stethoscope, dental repair items and enough supplies for a two week expedition for group sizes of 1 to 12 people. The Guide is designed for situations when seconds count - each color-coded injury-specific pocket contains a wide range of supplies to treat backcountry emergencies on the spot.
Component highlights include a Laerdal CPR mask with O2 valve, stethoscope, SAM Splint and Glutose Gel. Guide 1 Kit comes in a 600-Denier nylon bag with water-resistant zippers and urethane clear-view windows. Kit bag has a -18.4 F (-28 C) cold crack rating and is guaranteed to withstand the toughest environments. The Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness & Travel Medicine by Eric A. Weiss, M.D, is the most up-to-date information on wilderness and travel medicine. Guide includes: "Weiss Advice" improvised techniques; "When to Worry" tips; 97 illustrations; recommended prescription medications; medical supplies for extended expeditions.
Items included in the kit are instruments, bleeding, wound, burn and blister care items, and fractures and sprain items. Other items included are survival tools, patient assessment form, and much more. All this in a compact 11 x 8 x 7.5 (27.9 x 20.3 x 19.1 cm) size case that weighs 4 lbs. 9 oz. (2.07 kg) it can be carried anywhere.