CHOLERA Epidemic Supplies * (ANY/ALL Types) needed by 2 Life 18 Foundation

Updated by: LPar
Created at: Sun Oct 24 20:00:52 -0700 2010
Updated at: Sun Oct 24 20:01:51 -0700 2010

Urgency: Average
Qty Needed:
Packaged As:
Can Be Purchased Locally: Unknown
Notes:

For an index of resources:
http://www.citizencommandcenter.org/shelters/show/6552

ANTIMETICS:
Zofran (Ondansetron)
Reglan (Metoclopramide)
Compazine (Prochlorperazine)
ANTIBIOTICS:
Doxycycline (for children over 12 yrs. old)
Ciprofloxacin (some evidence of resistance in Africa)
Azithromycin
Erythromycin
MEDICAL SUPPLIES/SUPPLEMENTS:
* Zinc (Supplementation to decrease volume and duration of Diarrhea)
* Sugar
* Oral Rehydration Salts
* Chlorine (Bleaching Powder)
* Ringers Lactate (10-20 litres per patient)
* IV Fluids (Normal Saline - NO DEXTROSE)
* Intracatheters for IV administration
* IV poles
* IV Start Kits
* IV Lines
* Foley Catheters (to control Diuresis - urine flow)
* Lubricators for the Foley Catheters
* Tournequets
* Gauze
* Iodine
* Hand Sanitizers
* Towelettes
* Alcohol Swabs
* Rectal Swabs
* Tape, Tegaderm (Silk works best in humidity)
* Sterile gloves in all sizes
OTHER SUPPLIES:
*Adult Diapers
*Baby Diapers
*Pedialyte
*Gatorade
*Sports Drinks (any fluids that replace Electrolytes)
*Soap
*Antibacterial Gel
SANITATION SUPPLIES:
*Purified Water
*Water Purification Equipment
*Water Purification Tablets
*Aquatabs


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