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Ice bag procedure in first aid-“Nursing Principles”

Ice Bag Procedure  It s a rubber bag in which pieces of ice are kept. It is used to reduce body temperature in cases of high fever, to reduce hemorrhage into a hematoma, and to relieve pain after blunt trauma. The procedure for its use is as follows: Break ice into pieces of desired size. Place them in a bowl of water so as to remove sharp edges which could...

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Important Emergency Measures for Gunshot injury in first aid treatment-“Emergency Care”

 Emergency Care A summary of emergency first aid measures for various types of condition is shown in the following table. Measures Condition and Emergency measures Any emergency- Assess the situation Assess the casualty Assess the condition Give appropriate first aid Gunshot injury – Look for hemorrhage Treat shock Apply sterile dressing to the wound Monitor vital parameters. Send him to a hospital immediately  

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Hemorrhage- Tourniquet for control of severe bleeding in Hemorrhage

Tourniquet for control of severe bleeding in Hemorrhage A tourniquet is a device used to control severe bleeding. It should be reserved for bleeding that cannot be controlled by other means. A tourniquet can be made from a strap, belt, handkerchief, towel or cloth. A cord should never be used as it can cut into the tissues. A tourniquet is applied between the heart and the site of bleeding. It...

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Hemorrhage –Hemorrhage Diagnose and its first aid treatment

Hemorrhage Diagnose and its first aid treatment External hemorrhage is visible. Blurring of vision, fainting and giddiness. Breathing becomes shallower (air hunger). Casualty complains of thirst. Pallor develops. Pulse becomes fast and weak. Restlessness Skin feels cold and clammy. Unconsciousness may occur. Blood may appear from one of the body orifices, nose, ear etc. First Aid The aims of treatment are to control bleeding and prevent infection. 1.Place the victim...

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Hemorrhage- Hemorrhage causes, types and effects

Hemorrhage causes, types and effects Hemorrhage or bleeding is a flow of blood from an artery, vein or capillary. It may be external (revealed) or internal (concealed). Depending on the vessel from which it takes place. It may be of the following types. Types of Hemorrhage Type                              Features Arterial – It is bright red in color. It spurts at each contration of the heart. Flow is pulsatile. Venous- It is...

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Medicinal use of Nettle in Kidney and Bladder Trouble

 Nettle: Urtica Dioca, Stinging Nettle Part used: Root and leaves Pectoral, duretic astringent, tonic, styptic, rubifacient Nettles contain iron, sulphur, potassium and sodium. Nettles are excellent for kidney trouble. They expel bladder stones, increase flow of urine. Also excellent in a reducing diet when used with sea wrack. The boiled leaves applied externally will stop bleeding almost at once.  A poultice of the green leaves will relieve pain, but will...

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“Malabar nut tree (अडूसा वृक्ष)” beneficial in Dental disease, Asthma, Hemorrhage

अडूसा वृक्ष यह छोटे कद का एक प्राकृतिक पौधा है जो अधिकतर जंगलों तथा खुले मैदानी क्षेत्रों में पाया जाता है । अडूसा के पत्ते हरे तथा काफी लंबे होते हैं परंतु जब पाक जाते हैं तो उनका रंग पीला हो जाता है । इस पर सफेद रंग के फुल खिलते हैं । यदि आप फुल को तोड़ेंगे तो अडूसा की डंडी में से सफेद रंग का रस निकलता नजर...

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“Pomegranate (अनार)” multiple uses in Ayurveda

अनार एक अनार सौ बीमार कहावत संसार में प्रसिद्ध है | यह कहावत तो आपने बहुत बार सुनी होगी, लेकिन इसके पीछे क्या रहस्य है, यह आपको नहीं पता होगा | आओ, इसके विषय में पहले आपको बता दें | एक अनार इतना गुणकारी होता है कि उससे अनेक रोगों का उपचार हो सकता है | किसी वैद्द् या हकीम के पास एकदम से इतने अधिक रोगी आ गए कि...

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