The long-awaited summer is coming, with it comes warmth. Many people go to nature and go to dachas. At the same time, the risk of injury increases. In the warm season, people are more likely to have various injuries.
Less often, vacationers receive serious wounds that are dangerous to life and health. Let's look at what injuries occur in nature, what to do with them. Let's find out when to seek medical help.
Many people know what to do with small cuts and wounds. They are washed with antiseptics, blood is stopped and sealed with a plaster. But often a person gets seriously injured in nature. In these conditions, it can be quite difficult to quickly seek medical help.
Often incorrect actions in providing first aid after an injury negatively affect subsequent treatment. Special attention is required when:
It is necessary to consult a doctor when a young child is injured.
With a cut wound, if it is deep, first you need to stop the bleeding. A pressure bandage should be applied to the wound, and then urgently consult a doctor. The tourniquet is applied for no more than half an hour. If the cut is shallow, the wound should be treated and bandaged.
Outside the city, people are often attacked by dogs. When she bites, you need to stop the blood and rinse the wound abundantly with clean water. It is important to handle even a small damage. To do this, hydrogen peroxide or a solution of potassium permanganate is used. Then the edges of the wound are treated with zelenka or iodine. The injury is not tightly bandaged and the victim is taken to the emergency room.
With a stab wound, there may not be much bleeding. But it is necessary to consult a doctor, since it is necessary to introduce a tetanus vaccine, and also make sure that internal organs and large vessels are not damaged.
In case of lacerations, bleeding is first stopped, and then the damage site is washed with antiseptic solutions. There is no need to pour alcohol on the wound. If the blood does not stop, it is necessary to perform a tamponade with a gauze napkin and take the victim to the hospital.
To quickly stop the bleeding, you need to apply hemostatic napkin "EversLife-Hemo". It will protect the tissues from the penetration of pathogenic microflora and relieve pain.