Acute traumatic injury
Depending on the type and circumstances accident, The so-called “traumatic wounds” vary greatly in the degree of tissue damage.
Starting from shallow difficult wounds, which may affect muscles, nerves, blood vessels, bones, or internal organs.
Sometimes the skin remains damaged. This is called a “closed wound”, in contrast to the “open wound”.
It was rendered first aid, the greater the chance of her successful recovery.
There are two types of wound treatment, namely: prior and prescribed by a doctor. Preliminary treatment of wounds first aid. It should be noted that it should not be carried out.
The person providing first aid, This requires a suitable response. It can be sometimes prescribed treatment.
Rules for guidelines for treatment of wounds
When treating wounds, it is advisable to follow the following rules and recommendations:
- Rendering first aid, If possible, you should be at maximum rest.
- It is important to avoid possible use of your hands (use disposable gloves).
- If necessary, it can be contacted with microbes. If you do not have a sterile dressing at hand, use a normal dry cloth, which should be ironed (and thus disinfected the victim).
- It is necessary to stop the bleeding as quickly as possible.
In emergency situations, there is an unwritten rule: stop bleeding is more important, rather than avoid infection !!!
- It is your opinion that you will not be able to use it.
- If they hit the wound foreign bodies, remove them must doctor.
- If from a wound acts foreign body, a bandage to the bandage.
- Wounds should receive medical treatment within the first 6 hours.
RECOMMENDATION 1: In even the smallest wound can lead to tetanus. That is why we strongly recommend appropriate vaccination.
It should be noted that it is recommended that you take your skin.
First aid is to prevent further aggression.
Abrasions and scratches on the skin
Abrasions and scratches rubs on a rough surface. For example, this can happen when falling. The skin of the skin is damaged. The result is punctate bleeding and exudation.
Large abrasions and scratches since a large number of nerve endings are exposed. It can be difficult.
Generally, abrasions and scratches do not leave scars, as the subcutaneous tissues remain intact.
In the case of water, it is not necessary to wash it.
They must be washed more thoroughly.
Depending on the size of the wound, there are several ways to do this. For wounds on the hands, toes or feet, the use of antiseptic baths gives a good result.
If you have abrasions or scratches We recommend you carefully choose a moist skin. It can be processed to its antiseptic treatment.
Normal dressings usually stick to bleeding scratches and scratches on the skin. In this case, it is preferable to stick to the wound.