World ORS Day: How ORS Helps In Dehydration And Diarrhea
First Aid: Tips To Follow For An Eye Injury
-Do NOT rub the affected eye/eyes.
-Wash hands thoroughly before touching the eyes.
-If there is a suspected contact with a chemical or foreign body, wash eyes with cold water for about 5-10 minutes.
First-aid For Cuts And Bruises: How To Stop Bleeding
Down with Fever: Dos and Don’ts to Follow
First Aid For Strain Or Sprain: RICE
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.
First Aid: Tips To Follow For Abdominal Pain
Here are some important tips to follow in case of abdominal pain:
-Sit or lie down in a position that is most comfortable for you.
-Do not eat or drink any food item or painkillers like ibuprofen, aspirin.
-If you have a history of peptic ulcer disease
First Aid: Tips To Follow For Fainting
Here are some important tips to follow in case of fainting:
-Make the person lie down.
-Assess his/her level of consciousness by asking simple questions like his/her name, age, address.
-Loosen any tight clothes around neck and chest.
-If the person is unconscious, start CPR ( Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and call for an ambulance.
First Aid: Tips To Follow For A Sprain
Here are some important tips to follow in case of a sprain or strain:
-Follow RICE therapy.
-Rest- Rest and limit all movements. Use a sling or crutches to support the limb if necessary.
-Ice- Apply ice in a towel on the affected area for 20 minutes each hour.
-Compress- Wrap cloth bandage firmly (not too tight) around the joint/limb to reduce swelling.