Ocean Kit

Medical Kits

British medical scales for ocean going ships, from the Marine safety agency, Merchant Shipping Notice No.M.1607. It is compatible with the medical treatments described in the “Ship’s Captain Medical Guide”, the new edition (22nd) of which will be published shortly. The amounts suggested are per 10 people.

(Please note, we often get inquiries asking if we can sell this kit and/or these drugs.  The answer is no.  We sell many first aid kits in our store, but we do not sell this specific kit and are prohibited from selling drugs, which require a prescription.)

Drugs

Medicine Dose Format Quantity
Cardiovascular:
  • Adrenaline 1:1000
  • 1ml amp 5
  • Glyceryl trinitrate
  • 0.4mg inhaler 1
  • Frusemide
  • 40mg tab 20
  • Frusemide
  • 10mg/ml 2ml amp 2
  • Vitamin K
  • 10mg/ml 1ml amp 1
  • Ergometrine
  • 0.5mg.ml 1ml amp 2
  • Atenolol
  • 50mg tab 10
  • Aspirin
  • 75mg tab 25

    Gastrointestinal:

  • Cimetidine
  • 400mg tab 30
  • Promethazine
  • 25mg/ml 1ml amp 10
  • Prochlorperazine
  • 3mg tab (buccal) 30
  • Gylcerol suppository
  • 4gms supp 6
  • Codeine phos
  • 30mg tab 60

    Analgesics:

  • Paracetamol
  • 500mg tab 100
  • Diclofenac sodium
  • 100mg supp 3
  • Morphine sulphate
  • 10mg/ml 1ml amp 10
  • Codeine phos as above
  • Hyoscine
  • 0.3mg tab 20

    Nervous:

  • Diazepam
  • 5mg/ml 2ml amp 5
  • Diazepam
  • 10mg tab 20
  • Chlorpromazine
  • 25mg tab 40
  • Chlorpromazine
  • 25mg/ml 1ml amp 5
  • Hyoscine as above
  • Diazepam rectal
  • 10mg/2.5ml rectal tube 4

    Anti-allergics/Anti-anaphylactics:

  • Astemizole
  • 10mg tab 30
  • Prednisolone
  • 5mg tab 10
  • Hydrocortisone
  • 100mg/2ml powder for inj 3

    Respiratory:

  • Salbutamol
  • 100 microgms inhaler 1
  • Beclometasone
  • 50 microgms inhaler 1
    Anti-infection:
  • Benzylpenicillin
  • 600mg powder for inj 10
  • Ciprofloxacillin
  • 500mg tab 10
  • Cefuroxime
  • 750mg powder for inj 20
  • Erythromycin
  • 250mg tab 40
  • Trimethoprim
  • 200mg tab 30
  • Medendazole
  • 100mg tab 6
  • Metronidazole
  • 1gm supp 12
  • Metronidazole
  • 400mg tab 14
  • Doxycycline
  • 100mg tab 10
  • Tetanus vaccine
  • 0.5ml amp 5
  • Tetanus immumoglobulin
  • amp 1

    Rehydration:

  • Oral Rehydration fluid
  • sachets = 1 L 10

    External preparations:

  • Chlorhexidine and Cetrimide
  • solution 100mls
  • Neomycin cream
  • 15gm 1
  • Benzoic Acid
  • 6% oint 50gm 1
  • Silversalazine cream
  • 1% 50gms 2
  • Malathion
  • 0.5% cream 200mls 3
  • Zinc ointment
  • 25gms 2
  • Potassium permanganate
  • crystals 10gm 1
  • Hydrocortisone cream
  • 1% 15gm 2

    Eye medications:

  • Framycetin sultphate
  • 0.5% ointment 5gm 4
  • Betamethasone 0.1%/
    Neomycin 0.5%
  • eyedrops 5mls 1
  • Amethocaine eyedrops
  • 0.5% 0.5ml 5
  • Pilocarpine eyedrops
  • 0.5% 0.5ml 1
  • Fluorescein eye test strips
  • 1% 10

    Nose/ear/throat:

  • Antibiotic ear drops
  • 5mls 1
  • Neomycin/polymixin B/
    hydrocortisone ear drops
  • 5ml 1
  • Ephedrine nose drops
  • 0.5% 10ml 1
  • Chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash
  • 0.2% 300mls 1

    Local anaesthetics:

  • Ethylchloride spray
  • 50mg 1
  • Lignocaine 1%
  • 20mg/2mls 2ml amp 2
  • Oil of cloves
  • 10mls 1
  • Lignocaine gel
  • 2% 20g 1

    General Medical Supplies

    Resuscitation equipment:

    Oxygen giving set – oxygen reservoir 1
  • flow meter
  • 1
  • pressure regulator
  • 1
  • oxygen tubing
  • 1
  • 24% face masks
  • 5
  • 35% face masks
  • 5
    Suction aspirator 1
    Laerdal pocket mask 1
    Guedal airway size 3 1
    Guedal airway size 4 1

    Dressing and suturing equipment:

    Item Size Quantity
    Suture and needle pack
  • sterile non-absorbable
  • 26mm half needle 3
  • sterile non-absorbable
  • 40mm half needle 3
  • sterile absorbable
  • 40mm half needle 26
  • 75mm steri-strips
  • 6
    Crape bandage 7.5cm x 4.5 m 4
    Elastic adhesive 7.5cm x 4m 4
    Trianglular bandage 4
    Tubular gauze finger size/ 20m 1
    Conforming bandage 5cm x 5m 20
    Conforming bandage 7.5cm x 5m 20
    Paraffin gauze dressing 10cm x 10cm 40
    No 13 BPC Dressings ) 5
    No 14 BPC Dressings ) arying size gauze pad with 5
    No 15 BPC Dressings ) attached rollar bandage 4
    No 16 BPC Dressing ( eye pads ) 3
    Gauze sterile cotton 30 x 90cm 6
    Cotton wool 15gm sterile 6
    100gm unsterile 3
    Adhesive tape 2.5cm x 5m 1
    Adhesive suture strips pkt of 52
    Bandaids assorted 40
    Zinc oxide plaster tape 2.5cm x 5 m 1
    Gauze swabs 10cm x 10cm 100
    Plastic Burns bags 46cm x 31 cm 5
    Instruments
  • disposible scaples No 23
  • 2
  • scissors 18cm
  • 1
  • scissors 12.5cm
  • 1
  • dissecting forceps
  • 1
  • haemostatic clamps
  • 1
  • needle holder
  • 1
  • disposible razors
  • 2

    Examination and monitoring equipment

    Disposible tounge depressors 4
    Reactive urine analysis test strips 50
    Stethoscope 1
    Sphygmomanomter 1
    Std clinical thermometer 3
    Hypothermia thermometer 1
    Sputum cups 2
    Specimen jars 2

    Equipment for injection, perfusion and catheterisation

    Bladder drainage set ( bag/spigots/tube ) 1
    Rectal drip set 1
    Syringes and needles ( 2ml / 5ml / 10ml of each ) 6
    Foley ballon catheter 16fr 1
    Nelaton catheter 16fr ( no ballon ) 1
    Penile sheath set 1

    General Medical Equipment

    Bedpan 1
    Hot water bottle 1
    Magnifying glass 1
    Urine container 1
    Ice bag 1
    Safety pins 6
    Kidney dish ( stainless steel ) 1
    Lotion bowl ( stainless steel ) 1
    Waterproof sheeting, 1m x 2m 2
    Sterile plastic sheet , 90cm x 120cm 1
    Nail brush 1
    Disposible paper towels 100
    Plastic measuring jug, 1/2 L 1
    Disposible face masks 6
    Disposible latex gloves 25
    Disposible latex gloves, sterile 5
    Malleable finger splint 1
    Malleable forearm splint 1
    Inflatable splints ( half-leg/full leg/half-arm/full arm ) 1 set
    Thigh collar 1
    Neck collar ( sm/med/large ) 1 set
    Thomas splint 1
    Seton traction kit 1
    Disinfectants

    • chlorine compound
    • general disinfectant
    • insectiside
      • Liquid
      • Hand spray
      • Powder
    sufficient for 50l water
    1L
    5L
    1
    15gm

    Dental instruments

    Excavator double ended, Guy’s pattern 1
    Filling paste inserter 1
    Dental mirror size 4 1
    Cavit tube ( temp filling inserter ) 1

    Stretcher Equipment

    Neil Robertson/ Paraguard type 1

    First Aid Kit (per 10 people)

    Triangular Bandages 4
    Small dressings ( 13 BPC ) 4
    Med dressings ( 14 BPC ) 2
    Large dressings 2
    Medium safety pins 6
    Bandaids assorted 20
    Sterile eye pads 2
    Cotton wool 15gms
    Disposable gloves 5

    Doctors Bag (if doctor is carried on board)

    Adrenaline, 1:1000 1ml amp 5
    Aminophylline, 25mg/1ml 10ml amp 4
    Aspirin, 300mg tabs 50
    Beclomethasone, 50microgm inhaler 1
    Chlorpromazine, 25mg/1ml 1 ml amp 1
    Cyclizine, 50mg/1ml 1ml amp 5
    Dextrose, 50% 20ml amp 2
    Diazepam, 5mg/ml 2 ml amp 5
    Frusemide, 10mg/1ml s ml amp 5
    Glucagon, 1mg/ml 1 ml amp 1
    Glucose infusion, 5% 500 ml bag 1
    Blood glucose test strip 10
    Blood glucose lancets 10
    Grudel Airways set of sizes 4,3,1 1
    Hydrocortisone, 100mg/2ml 100mg vial 1
    Insulin 100iu/ml rapid action 10ml vial 1
    IV giving sets + cannulas + leur lock 16g/18g 6 (3/3)
    Laerdal Pocket Mask 1
    Plasma substitution infusion fluid 4
    Morphine 15mg/1ml 1ml amp 5
    Oxygen Resuscitator bag + tubing 1
    Manual suction pump + 2 yankauer & 2 14fr catheters 1
    Paediatric paracetamol 120mg tabs 24
    Prednisolone, 5mg tabs 25
    Salbutamol 100 micrograms inhalers 1
    Swabs Alcohol 50
    Syringe and needle pack

    • 2ml syringe + 21g needle
    • 20ml syringe + 21g needle
    • 1ml insulin syringe + 25g needle
    2

    2

    2

    Stethoscope 1
    Sphygmomanometer 1