Burn Treatment

burn treatment

Hold the burn under cool running water for 20 minutes
You may cover the burn in a cool, clean, damp cloth
Remove jewellery and clothing from around the burn (only if not embedded in the burn)

Read more

Bruises

bruises

Unless the skin is broken you do not need to cover the bruise
Apply ice wrapped in a cloth or an ice pack for around ten minutes a few times a day for a couple of days to help reduce swelling

Read more

Blisters

blisters

Try to leave the skin on a blister intact as this provides a natural barrier decreasing the chances of infection
Cover it with a bandage or other form of adhesive bandage

Read more

Black Eye

black eye

A black eye is caused when we get an eye injury and bleed into the skin around the eyes. Although most black eyes are not serious they can indicate a much more severe problem such as a fracture of the bones around the eye or an internal eye injury.

Read more

Bleeding

bleeding

Do not apply a tourniquet unless there is no other option
If you must use a tourniquet note the time of application
Give nothing to eat or drink

Read more

Bites – Dogs and Cats

bites dogs and cats

For minor animal bites wash the wound using a good anti-bacterial soap and water
Apply any type of antiseptic cream and wrap it in a clean bandage
Seek Professional Advice If the puncture wounds are very deep or there is significant

Read more

Asthma

asthma

Severe Asthma Attack Signs and Symptoms
Persistent shortness of breath
The inability to speak in full sentences

Read more
1 8 9 10 11