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First Aid: Tips To Follow For Snake Bite

FIRST AID: TIPS TO FOLLOW FOR SNAKE BITE

Here are important tips to follow in case of a snake bite

-Note the snake’s appearance and try to calm the person affected with the bite.

-Make the person lie down. If the bite is on a  limb, keep it below the chest level.

-Restrict all movements, especially those of the limbs.

-Remove any jewellery or tight clothing from the limb, if possible.

-Clean the area under running water.

-Do NOT scrape, tie, suck or bite the wound.

-Do NOT give any medications, food or drinks..

-Rush the person to a hospital immediately.

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