Blast Injuries

Blast Injuries

Blast injuries are much more common than you may think. They can come from many different places – not just bomb explosions. They can also arise from house fires, in-cylinder fires or basically when anything explodes. When assessing how bad an explosion has been, there are a few factors that need to be considered: how […]

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Burns

Burns Treatment – Using Cling Film

Treating Burns Treating burns can involve the use of cling film. When treating burns, ideally you would use a wet gel dressing and then wrap the affected area in cling film. Otherwise, run the affected area under cold, running water for at least 20 minutes, and then apply the cling film. The main benefit of […]

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Burn kit

Burns and Burn Kits

Burns are something that you can come across in many different areas. It might be a temperature burn where someone has touched something very hot or very cold, it could be flames, steam, or even sunburn or chemical burns. Types of Burn There are different levels of burns. The least serious are superficial burns, where […]

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Poisoning

Cleaning Products Poisoning

Thousands of children and infants need medical care for poisoning from products commonly found in and around the home. Although the long-term injury is rare, the anxiety and distress caused to both child and parents could be avoided by increased awareness. Remember, this type of poisoning can happen to anyone, no matter what age they […]

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