Accidents can and will happen anywhere, and it’s your job to make sure you are ready to go. So, what are some good first aid kits that will help in the event of emergencies great and small? We’ve got them all rounded up here for you. 

Having an emergency medical kit is a good idea for most people, but it is easy forget about the necessary items. When you are purchasing your first kit, think about what things you will need for where you are going. You should also have a list of medical equipment you may find useful, to help with the prevention of further injury. It is a good idea to keep your kit well stocked in the event of an emergency and the sake of being prepared.

Remember, many people forget, especially when there is a drill, and end up doing some sort of unnecessary damage. You should always plan for every eventuality.

As independent people skilled in survival, we value our ruggedness and ability to care for ourselves. Don’t get caught without one of these emergency medical kits- it could be the difference between a good day and a bad one.

Top Outdoor Medical Kit in 2020

Product Name

Price

Rating


DeftGet First Aid Kit

$

FirstAid Only All-Purpose First Aid Kit

$

Reebow Tactical Gear First Aid Kit

$$

326 Piece First Aid Kit

$$

Be Smart Get Prepared 50 Person Kit

$

SurviveWare First Aid Kit

$$$

EverLit Emergency Survival Trauma Kit

$$

KitGo Emergency Medical First Aid Kit

$$

1. DeftGet First Aid Kit


Overall Rating:

5 / 5

The Deftget is our go-to when people ask us about the best first aid kit. It's got the best of all worlds. There are 163 waterproof medical-grade objects inside this well-stocked carry bag. The bag itself is compact and durable, so you can store it just about anywhere without having to worry about the contents of the medical bag being crushed.


It is clearly marked, so all members of the family will know what it means. There's even a mini kit included, perfect for hikes or trips down to the fishing pond. There are also multipurpose tools and flash lights to help you out for any type of situation, making this kit extremely versatile.

Pros

  • Kit is well packed and has all you need to tend to a variety of injuries.
  • Helpful guide included (though we recommend you do first aid training).
  • Shelf life ranges from 3-5 years for the products inside.

Cons

  • Not a lot of extra room in the bag for additional goods.

2. FirstAid Only All-Purpose First Aid Kit


Overall Rating:

5 / 5

Inside you will find 299 items needed for treating small injuries. It comes in a soft case that is easy to fit into a backpack or bug out bag. You can treat pain, burns, swelling, cuts, and so much more. It's easy to find what you need as the clear plastic inside keeps it visible.


The carry bag is soft and easy to clean, as well. It should be noted that the carry bag is blue, many people associate first aid with the colors red or white. It may be confusing to some, especially young children.

Pros

  • You will be able to respond to the most common injuries
  • Lightweight for backpack or purse use.
  • Great value for the supplies contained inside

Cons

  • Users noted that the bag contained lots of duplicate items.

3. Reebow Tactical Gear First Aid Kit


Overall Rating:

5 / 5

The Reebow Tractical Gear First Aid Kit comprised of 115 items, all of which are from FDA /CE registered suppliers. The bag is durable and portable, with dimensions a reasonable 7.5" x 5.1" x 2". 


It weighs just one pound and is excellent for sports or just being outdoors.  This kit even includes an emergency blanket, something we did not see in the other kits.

Pros

  • Kit looks smooth and neat in cars, backpacks or campers
  • Great for at-home use also
  • Easy to navigate during an emergency

Cons

  • Kit provides enough for just one person.

4. 326 Piece First Aid Kit


Overall Rating:

4.5 / 5

Those of you with families out there, this one's for you. It exceeds standards set forth by OSHA and ANSI. IT can help 100 people out if needed. It is perfect for those of you who are really off-grid and do not have ready access to stores or supply deliveries.


The kit itself is well set up so that you can see everything inside. It has compartments where everything goes, so when seconds matter, you're on it.

Pros

  • Great for a variety of uses
  • Sturdy plastic case to protect contents
  • Can help 100 people

Cons

  • Kit is quite large at 13”x 12” x 4”.

5. Be Smart Get Prepared 50 Person Kit


Overall Rating:

4.5 / 5

Hunting, camping, or fishing with friends can result in some injuries you never thought possible. It can serve 50 people with the supplies inside, and the case itself is pretty compact in nature. 


It measures in at 8 x 10 x 3 inches, and you can mount it right on the wall or simply put it on a shelf for storage. Wound dressing gel is included along with hydro-gel to keep you safe as you go for medical attention.

Pros

  • Everything is packed in tightly and neatly
  • Kit is easy to see and restock when needed
  • Tape is VERY sticky, say users

Cons

  • The box is somewhat small-hard to add extras in

6. SurviveWare First Aid Kit


Overall Rating:

4.5 / 5

This SurviveWare first aid kit that has all of the basics. It's excellent for people limited on space and weighs in at just around 3 lbs. There are 200 essential items inside the 600D polyester bag. 


The inner contents are water-resistant, and so is the bag, so those of you with boats, canoes, or kayaks will like this. It’s perfect to keep in your car and contains enough supplies to keep you going for you’re adventures without having to worry if you bought enough components.

Pros

  • FDA Approved
  • Expertly organized and labeled
  • MOLLE compatible

Cons

  • The bag can be hard to repack after opening.

7. EverLit Emergency Survival Trauma Kit


Overall Rating:

4.5 / 5

The Everlit Emergency Survival Trauma Kit comes in a bag that is reminiscent of US Military soldiers and was actually designed by US Veterans.


It is for the most serious of you survivalists; this will get you the treatment you need for burns, scrapes, bone fractures, large hemorrhages, and even hypothermia and respiratory treatment. It is for those of you living an extreme survival life, and it is worth every penny.

Pros

  • Kit is similar to what US Armed Forces are issued
  • Splints included for serious injury
  • Includes tactical carrying bag

Cons

  • Trauma shears are rather flimsy for the price paid.

8. KitGo Emergency Medical First Aid Kit


Overall Rating:

4.5 / 5

With 60 professional tools and FDA approved items for medics, you will be ready for whatever your life brings you in any situation. 


The tactical bag is durable and made of waterproof nylon and will last through any wear and tear. You can also add it to your MOLLE backpack easily.


This Kitgo bag includes basic first aid items, a tourniquet, pen, carabiner, and whistle, plus much more.

Pros

  • Includes a flint and steel
  • Knife included is of good quality
  • Tourniquet is made with some plastic but still strong

Cons

  • The scissors in the kit felt weak. 

Bottom Line

All in all, I recommend the EverLit Emergency Survival Trauma Kit because it can help you respond to injuries of a higher caliber than some of these more basic kits. Go check out our kits to see which one works for you, and rest assured that you and your family are safe.