Open Wound treatments
Open Wound

Treatments could include:

  • When your skin is cut or scraped, you begin to bleed. This is because blood vessels in the area are damaged. Learn how to stop bleeding from bloody noses, scrapes or wounds.
  • Living with pain that won't go away can be discouraging at best and unbearable at worst. But it is important to remember that there are treatment options that can reduce your pain and improve your quality of life. Your doctor may recommend the use...
  • Heat and cold can help reduce pain, but knowing which is more appropriate at any given time can be confusing. Learn when to treat injuries with cold or heat.
  • 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.
  • Nearly everyone has had an insect bite or sting at one time or another. Learn how to treat bites and insect stings, and respond to severe allergic reactions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In an emergency situation, you do not need special first aid skills beyond standard first aid treatment and CPR to care for people aged 65 and older.
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