In case of any accidents or incidents that occur at home and you are unable to get it medically treated immediately by rushing to the hospital, prompt action can save the life. Especially when it comes to bleeding, burns or shocks, instead of creating hypes handle the situation with ease.
Steps for controlling blood flowing through cuts – Bleeding must stop quickly. Remove the clothes that are overlapping the injured area. Apply cold water to eliminate germs and excessive blood flow. Better treat the patient with medicated gloves. Take a clean cloth and make a padded layer by placing it over the wound. Anything that is embedded to area affected, do not fiddle with it. Make the victim lay down keeping in mind to let the level stay above the heart all the time. At least pat the wound for 10 minutes firmly. Dress it with the bandage not stopping the blood supply. Despite of the control, let it remain elevated. Later on take the person to the clinic for further treatment.
Shocking therapy – Lack in oxygen circulating to the body results in shocks. It may be cause of heart attacks, loss of fluid through bleeding, burns, vomiting or diarrhea. Victim’s skin becomes gray and clammy. Heart rate pulses increases. Solution for such kind of problem is to raise the individual’s legs upward about 12 inches (30 cm) to let the amount of blood stimulate back to the heart. Lighten the clothes. Avoid any food and drink consumption.
Cuts can be cured - Abrasions can be scraped off by washing it off and application of gauze pad. Apply antiseptic creams and cover it up with the bandages.
Burns either through cooking or any other heat material hurts. For further prevention and damage to the tissue, no delay should take place for curing it. Pour cold water for 10 minutes. Remove any accessories if attached to the body. Resist the application of creams and food intake. Minor burns can be covered with dressing of non-fluffy material. Chemical burns can be stopped by wearing gloves. Electrical burns should be avoided by switching off the current. Mouth burns can be reduced by taking small sips of water and loosen the area around the neck.
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