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List Of Cuts, Scratches And Scrapes

First Aid: Cuts, Scrapes And Wounds

If the wound is deep or bleeding profusely, take your child to the ER. Otherwise, here's how to treat all of the other countless cuts and scrapes that are a routine part of childhood: Clean the area with water Set the temperature for whatever's co...

Different Types Of Wounds

Most of us are likely to sustain different types of wounds throughout life as we participate in daily activities. Many minor wounds result in damaged skin cells that lose their function and need time and simple treatment to heal. Most common wound...

Cuts Or Lacerations:

A cut refers to a skin wound with separation of the connective tissue elements. Unlike an abrasion (a wound caused by friction or scraping), none of the skin is missing the skin is just separated. A cut is typically thought of as a wound caused by...

Contusions Treatment & Management: Acute Phase, Recovery Phase, Maintenance Phase

In the acute phase following a muscle contusion, hematoma maturation, inflammation, necrosis of damaged myofibrils, and phagocytosis of the necrotic debris are main features. The goal of therapy is to minimize hemorrhage and inflammation and contr...

How To Treat A Puncture Wound

Did you know that puncture wounds account for 5 percent of the admission reasons for children going to emergency centers?[1] Puncture wounds occur when a narrow, pointed object such as a nail, tack, sliver or other similar sharp object pierces the...

Skin Cuts And Abrasions

Cuts and wounds to skin heal at different rates depending on the wound, the person’s age and health, and factors such as infection. An abrasion is a minor injury, since only the surface layers of the skin are damaged. However, an incised wound (a ...

How To Treat Cuts And Scrapes

While understanding how to treat cuts and scrapes is essential, it's helpful to know that it's also fairly simple. Knowing how to properly care for a basic, minor skin injury like a scrape or cut is especially important if you have children (or re...

Common Incisions - General Surgery

Deciding the right type of surgical incision is extremely important. It is also important that incisions are placed in the direction of lines of cleavage of the skin (Langer's lines) so that a hairline scar is the outcome.  These lines correspond...

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First Aid : Treating Cuts, Scrapes And Lacerations

I crashed and burned recently while out mountain biking and today we are addressing/caring for the injuries with items that are typically found in most first...

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List Of Cuts, Scratches And Scrapes

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Here is a list of cuts, scratches and scrapes that your child needs to be aware off...