DMAC 15 Medical Kit

The DMAC 015 Rev 4 (Dec 2014) is a guidance document by The Diving Medical Advisory Committee, which is associated with the IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association), that provides recommendations on the types of medical equipment and supplies to be held on a dive site.

 

The DMAC 15 Medical Kit is supplied in accordance to the guidelines of DMAC 015 Rev 4 (Dec 2014) and is available for sale as a complete kit or separately as individual components.

Important: This kit and its contents are restricted sale items and are only available for sale to authorized organisations.

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Equipment to be Held in a Diving Bell, Hyperbaric Welding Habitat or immediately
available to be put into a Diving Chamber

  • 1 Arterial tourniquet 

  • 3 Polythene bags

  • 1 Resuscitation face mask or shield

  • 2 Guedal airways Size 3 and 4 

  • 1 Tuff cut scissors

  • 1 Medium dressing

  • 1 Large dressing

  • 2 Triangular bandages

  • 1 Roll of 1" adhesive tape

  • 2 Crepe bandages 3"

  • 1 Hand operated suction pump

  • 1 Suction catheter

  • 1 Watertight bag

  • 1 Adult adjustable cervical spine collar

  • 2 Pairs of non-sterile gloves (non-latex)

  • 2 Space blankets

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Equipment to be Held in a Hyperbaric Rescue Unit (HRU) Compartment

  • 1 Arterial tourniquet 

  • 3 Polythene bags

  • 1 Resuscitation face mask or shield

  • 2 Guedal airways size 3 and 4 

  • 1 Tuff cut scissors

  • 1 Medium dressing

  • 1 Large dressing

  • 2 Triangular bandages

  • 1 Roll of 1 inch adhesive tape

  • 2 Crepe bandages 3"

  • 1 Hand operated suction pump

  • 1 Watertight bag

  • 1 Suction catheter

  • 1 Adult adjustable cervical spine collar

  • 10 pairs of non-sterile gloves (non-latex)

  • Vomit bags

  • Loperamide Capsules 2mg

  • Rehydration preparations

  • Scopolamine patch

Equipment to be Held at the Dive Site

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Diagnostic Equipment
  • 1 Pencil torch

  • 1 Thermometer (electronic)

  • 1 Rectal thermometer

  • 1 Stethoscope

  • 1 Aneroid sphygmomanometer

  • 1 Reflex hammer

  • 1 Tape measure

  • 2 Tuning forks (128Hz and 256Hz)

  • Pins for testing sensation 

  • Blood sugar testing equipment

  • Tongue depressors

  • Urine testing strips

  • 1 Otoscope (with spare bulb and batteries and disposable ear pieces)

Thoracocentesis
  • 2 Intercostal drain and drainage kits 

  • 4 Devices for emergency needle thoracocentesis

  • 2 Heimlich Valves

  • Suitable strapping/fixing to secure the system appropriately

Urinary Catheterisation
  • 2 Urinary catheters (non-latex) sizes 16 and 18 

  • 2 Urine collection bags

  • 2 Catheter spigots 

  • 2 x 20ml sterile water

  • 2 Urethral anaesthetic gel

  • Suitable strapping/fixing to secure the system appropriately

Dressings
  • 10 Packets gauze squares 10 x 10cm

  • 5 Packets cotton wool balls

  • 4 Triangular bandages

  • 4 Trauma care bandages

  • 12 Safety pins

  • 2 Adhesive bandage 75mm x 3m

  • 2 Adhesive bandage 25mm x 3m

  • 2 Crepe bandages 6"

  • 2 Crepe bandages 3"

  • 2 Large dressings

  • 2 Medium dressings

  • 40 Adhesive plasters

  • 2 Dressing bowls

  • 4 Eye pads

  • 1 Eye wash kit

  • 5 Soft silicone primary wound dressing (8cm x 10cm)  

Drugs

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Anaesthesia
  • 5 Lidocaine 10mg/ml 10ml ampoules

Analgesia 
  • 20 Soluble aspirin tab 300mg

  • 25 Paracetamol 500mg tablets 

  • 20 Codeine 30mg tablets 

  • 5 Tramadol 100mg ampoules

  • 2 Naloxone, 0.4mg/ml ampoules 1ml

Sterile Supplies – General
  • 4 Universal containers

  • 2 Drapes 60 x 90cm

  • 10 Alcohol swabs or sachets of skin disinfectant 

  • 10 Pairs of sterile gloves (non-latex)

  • 6 Sutures non-resorbable (2/0 and 3/0), with cutting needles attached

  • 1 Medium sized Sharps bin

  • 2 Resorbable sutures (2/0 and 3/0), with needles attached

  • 5 x 20ml syringes

  • 5 x 10ml syringes

  • 5 x 2ml syringes

  • 10 x 18g needles

  • 10 x 21g needles

  • 1 Tube of antiseptic cream 

Resuscitation Drugs
  • 10 Adrenaline 10ml ampoules. 100µg/ml ampoules (1 in 10,000) 

  • 6 Amiodarone 150mg ampoules

  • 5 Furosemide 40mg ampoules

Nausea and Vomiting
  • 20 Prochlorperazine 5 mg tablets

  • 40 Hyoscine 300µg tablets 

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Sterile Supplies – Specific
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Allergic Reactions
  • 1 Kidney dish

  • 1 60-100ml bowl (Gallipot)

  • 10 Sachets of skin disinfectant

  • 10 x 7.5cm 4-ply non-woven cotton swabs

  • 4 Dressing forceps

  • 2 Tissue backed drapes 60 x 90cm

  • 1 Yellow bag 

Sterile Instruments
  • 2 Spencer Wells forceps 5"

  • 1 Mosquito forceps

  • 1 Dressing forceps

  • 2 Disposable scalpels

  • 1 Forceps – fine toothed

  • 1 Dressing scissors

  • 1 Scissors – fine pointed

  • 1 Stainless steel ring cutter 

Intravenous Access
  • 2 Chlorpheniramine 10mg ampoules 

  • 20 Cetirizine 10mg tablets

  • 5 Hydrocortisone 100mg ampoules

  • 1 Epinephrine autoinjector (EpiPen autoinjector) 0.3mg of 1 in 1000 (1mg/ml) adrenaline (giving 300mcg) 2ml auto-injector 

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Drugs Various
  • 3 Giving sets

  • 4 IV cannulae 16g

  • 4 IV cannulae 18g

  • 4 Butterfly infusion sets 19g 

  • 2 Magnetic hooks

  • 4 x 3-way IV taps

  • Intraosseous (IO) infusion system

  • 4 Atropine 1ml ampoules (600µg/ml)

  • 2 Glucose 500mg/ml 50ml 

  • 10 Glyceryl trinitrate sublingual tablets

  • 6 litres Sodium Chloride Infusion 0.9%  

  • 2 Chlorpromazine 50mg ampoules

  • 5 Diazepam 10mg ampoules 

  • 10 Diazepam 5mg tablets

  • 10 Diazepam 5mg suppositories

Resuscitation
  • Resuscitator including reservoir and connection for BIBS gas 

  • 3 Resuscitation masks with silicone face seals (varied sizes)

  • 1 Pocket resuscitator with one-way valve or face shield

  • 3 Supraglottic airways sized for adult males or females with catheter mounts and filters 

  • Endotracheal tubes (ET tubes) with catheter mounts and filters

  • Laryngoscope and batteries and spare bulbs. 

  • 1 Automated external defibrillator

  • 2 Guedal airways Sizes 3 and 4 

  • 1 Foot operated suction device

  • 1 Tourniquet to aid venous access

  • 2 Endotracheal suction catheters

  • 2 Wide bore suckers

  • 2 Nasopharyngeal airways Size 6

Treatment of Burns 
  • 1 Silver sulphadiazine cream 1%

Antibiotics
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  • 21 Co-amoxiclav, 625mg tablets

  • 30 Erythromycin 250 mg tablets

  • 1 Sofradex (framycetin sulphate/dexamethasone/gramicidin) ear drops

  • 1 Clotrimazole cream