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Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“Carbolic acid”

Carbolic acid It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms. Features: It is a hygroscopic and highly corrosive substance. It is used as disinfectant for sharp instruments like scissors and knife blades. It is used topically to cauterize dog bites, snake bites and other small wounds.

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Dressings and types of bandages (roller bandage, triangular bandage, many tailed bandage)used in first aid-“First Aid”

Dressings and types of bandages  Bandaging is the process of covering a wound or an injured part. The aims of bandaging are as follows. To prevent contamination of a wound. To support the injured area and give it rest. To maintain cotton wool pads, gauze, and splints in position. To control hemorrhage. To immobilize a fracture or dislocation. To immobilize an injured part so as relieve pain. There are different...

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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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Important Emergency Measures for Bleeding from Akin 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 Bleeding from akin – Apply pressure to the wound Raise and support the bleeding part Bandage the wound Treat shock

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Prevention of rabies and its first aid treatment-Bites and Stings

Prevention of rabies and its first aid treatment A case of rabid dog bites are immediately notified. All pets should be vaccinated. Stray dogs should be eliminated. First Aid Wash the wound thoroughly with soap or detergent and water. Shift the patient to hospital immediately for anti-rabies vaccination and local treatment of the wound. Apply an antiseptic cream locally The dog should be kept under observation for ten days. If...

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First Aid Treatment of Dog bite its features, causes and diagnose- Bites and Stings

Dog Bite A person may by bitten by a domestic dog or a stray dog. A domestic god may or may not be immunized against babies. It is immunized; there is no risk of rabies in the victim. If it is not immunized, it can contact rabies from a rabid dog, and then its bite is dangerous. Rabies is  a viral disease found in dogs, and also in other animals...

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First Aid Treatment of Sea urchin sting its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Sea Urchin Sting The spine of a sea urchin can break off in the skin causing local burning and numbness. The wounds heal slowly and the rate of infection is high. First Aid Wear gloves while handling the sting Remove the spine. Cover the wound with dry dressing Send him to a hospital immediately.

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Burns-Characteristics of burns: First degree, Second Degree and third Degree

Burns-Characteristics of burns: First degree, Second Degree and third Degree Surface area of body burnt: it can be found out using the ‘rule of nines’. It is used very accurately in children below the age of 15 years. The whole body is divided into portions of 9%, as shown in the following table. If approximately 10% or more of the body surface of a child or 15% or more of...

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