Dusf off solid and water flush
– Dust off the solid immediately and then flush the skin with water.
– If the solid has penetrated through the clothings, promptly remove the clothing and flush the skin with water.
– Arrange for medical attention.
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An abdominal wound may be quite serious because there can be internal bleeding as well as serious injury to intra-abdominal organs. The bowel may protrude out of the wound. Escape of intestinal contents can cause peritoneal infection (peritonitis). Before discussing the treatment of abdominal wounds, it is necessary to know the organs present inside the abdomen or belly.
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It is caused by a direct blow to the ear. A hematoma forms due to accumulation of blood between the external ear cartilage and perichondrium.
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INJURIES TO MUSCLES
Muscles are of two types, voluntary and involuntary. Injuries occur to the voluntary or skeletal muscles. These may be due to overstretching, or tearing due to violent or sudden movements. Muscle injuries are of the following types.
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Your role is a decisive one, in deciding how long and more importantly, how well, your loved one lives. I hope that this material helps you accomplish a substantial quality of life, for yourself as well as your patient.
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They occur as due to shearing or compression of the skin. Loose sports shoes may cause blisters over the heels. A narrow toe shoe may cause blisters on the fifth toe.
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A blow to the nose causes nasal injuries, as in boxing bout. The condition is diagnosed by the following features.
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Some helpful thoughts
1. For every stone of body weight we have approximately one pint of blood.
2. The average healthy adult can lose up to 850 ml without serious effect. In children, half a pint can be critical.
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Achilles tendon is the tendon of the calf muscles attached to the heel of the foot. Its inflammation is diagnosed by the following features.
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Slings are used :
1. To afford support or rest to an upper limb.
2. To prevent the weight of an upper limb pulling on or moving the chest, shoulder or neck.
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