Treating Cuts And Burns At Home

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Overview

  • First aid is the initial treatment to avoid degradation of the situation of any injured casualty.
  • In case of different grievances, different procedures and first aid can be applied. First aid for a slight cut and burn can be handled by using things that can be simply found around the house.
  • A first aid kit that contains cotton, antibacterial cream, dressings, can be useful for cuts and burns. The casualty should be transported to the doctor as quick as possible after first aid has been administered.

First Aid For Cuts

Applying Effective First Aid Methods For Cuts And Burns
Applying Effective First Aid Methods For Cuts And Burns
  • Some straightforward procedures can be applied in instances where someone has been cut.
  • The first step is that the wound has to be rinsed with the aid of some fresh cotton and antibacterial ointment.
  • Afterwards that the wound should be concealed with mercurochrome, by means of cotton.
  • The wound must be dressed to stop dirt and infections from getting into the wound. Turmeric powder is a useful antibacterial substance
  • It can be used to stop blood loss from the wound. In cases of severe bleeding, the wound can be concealed firmly with a clean piece of material or dressing.

First Aid For Burns

  • In instances where wounds are caused by a burn, proper first aid should be applied to avoid more harm to the skin.
  • The wounded casualty can be folded with a blanket to smother the fire.
  • The burnt clothing must be taken off as soon as possible. Then the burnt region should be washed cautiously and you must dry out the wound correctly.
  • The burnt region must always be cooled first to alleviate swelling. An ice pack or cool water can be used for cooling the wound. Use lotions on the wound to avoid it becoming infected.

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