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Fracture -Fracture of arm: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment

Fracture of arm: Its cause, diagnose and first aid treatment It is caused by a direct blow. But it is much more common, especially in the elderly. It is a stable injury. Hence the victim may walk around for sometime before reporting to a doctor for treatment. It is a difficult fracture to treat as the muscles produce overlapping of ends that are broken and angulation. The condition is diagnosed...

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Injury-Skeletal Injuries (sprain, strain, dislocation and fracture) and causes of skeletal injuries

Skeletal Injuries (sprain, strain, dislocation and fracture) and causes of skeletal injuries  Skeletal injuries can be classified as sprain, strain, dislocation and fracture. Adequate treatment given at the time of injury is very important in good anatomical repair and functional recovery. If it is not given, it may lead to further injure, shock and permanent disabilities. Sprain and are joint injuries in which there is no displacement of join surfaces....

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Injury -Dental injury and its first aid

Dental Injury A direct hit generally knocks out anterior teeth. If the teeth are hit but not knocked out, soft tissue damage is only minor. The teeth and mouth are sore. The tooth is not displaced. It may be loose and tender and there may be some gum damage. First aid 1.Ask the victim to hold the tooth in its socket firmly using a towel. 2.Send him to a dentist...

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Injury -Nasal injuries and its first aid

Nasal injuries A blow to the nose causes nasal injuries, as in boxing sport. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is pain and tenderness over the nasal bones. Swelling may be present over the site of the injury. There is bleeding from the nose. A deformity is felt on running a finger down the front of the nose. The nasal bones may be deviated to one side...

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Injury -Maxillofacial injuries and its first aid

Maxillofacial injuries A blow to the upper jaw causes injuries to the maxilla and zygomatic bone, as in boxing. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. One half of a cheek may feel numb. There is pain and tenderness over the affected bones. Swelling may be present over the site of the injury. Teeth may be out of alignment. Chewing or biting on a folded cloth causes pain. Bony...

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Injury -Under water diving injury and its first aid

Under water diving injury With under water diving, there is increase in pressure on the ear drums from outside, while the eustachian tube is unable to equalize pressure. The ear drums may rupture below the depth of 3 meters. It causes severe pain in the ear. First aid Send him to a hospital immediately.

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Injury -Ear injury and its first aid

Ear Injury It is caused by a direct blow to the ear. A hematoma forms due to accumulation of blood between the external ear cartilage and perichondrium. First aid Apply an ice pack locally. Apply compression over the injured ear. Send him to a hospital immediately.

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Injury -Head injuries diagnose and its first aid

Head Injuries Head injuries are always grave injuries because they can be associated with serious injury to the brain within the skull. Niese may be accompanied by skull fractures. They may be caused by road accidents, mining accidents, sports accidents, fall from a height etc. Various manifestations of head injuries are as follows. Scalp wounds. Skull fractures. Concussion: there is a temporary disturbance of the function of the brain. The...

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