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Head Injury treatments
Head Injury

Treatments could include:

  • First Aid
  • Attempt to restart heart and lungs
  • Clear Airway
  • Application of Ice Packs
  • Observe for 24 Hours
  • Application of Neck Support
  • Control of Wound Hemorrhage
  • Elevation of depressed skull fracture; with repair of dura and/or debridement of brain
  • Head injury - nursing supervision
  • Head injury rehabilitation
  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Application of Sterile Dressing
  • Layer closure of wounds of face and ears
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Management of increased intracranial pressure (regime/therapy)
  • Cerebral perfusion promotion (regime/therapy)
  • Decompression of Brain
  • If you're a parent or if you've had any regular contact with children, you know what a challenge it is to keep them safe. Learn how to prepare a first aid kit for kids.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Every day, there's the potential for an injury, illness, or sudden health emergency to occur in the places where we live, work, learn and play.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Most first aid skills are applicable in any emergency situation, no matter where you are. But there are special measures you should take when traveling.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nearly everyone has been bitten or stung by an insect, spider, or snake. Learn how to treat mild reactions and when to seek emergency medical care.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn about first aid for people age 65 and older.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn how to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. This is a lifesaving technique that can help in an emergency.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique. It keeps blood and oxygen flowing when a person's heartbeat and breathing have stopped.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When your skin gets cut or scraped, you begin to bleed. Bleeding serves a useful purpose because it helps to clean out a wound. But too much bleeding can cause shock.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Gait training is a type of physical therapy. Learn how it can improve your ability to walk after an injury or illness.
    Source:HLCMS
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