Alternative Medicine – A wound is a type of injury which happens relatively quickly in which skin is torn, cut, or punctured (an open wound), or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion (a closed wound). In pathology, it specifically refers to a sharp injury which damages the dermis of the skin
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1. Cut/Stab Wound
It is a kind of a wound caused by sharp object. These wounds can penetrate the skin and cause bleeding. The level of depth of the wound and the amount of bleeding depends on the cause of the wound appliance, the magnitude of trauma / impact, and the affected body part. For example stab wounds to the abdomen / chest for robbery / murder could be fatal, but cuts in the fingers when cutting vegetables are usually mild.
Scars/Laceration is a wound that is caused scratches of a sharp objects such as nails, horns, pencils, and others.
Abrasions is partly flaky skin and generally not much bleeding out. Blisters can be caused by a fall or slip.
Wounds should be treated well to stop and prevent bleeding. Bleeding too much can be life-threatening risk. Wound treatment also aims to prevent infection during the wound healing process.
How to Prevent Wounds
Children who are active and inquisitive at greater risk of being hurt because of various reasons. To prevent injury and wounds, keep the object / dangerous objects such as sharp knives, breakable objects, and weapons out of the reach of children. When they are old enough to use a knife and scissors by themselves, teach them how to use it properly and warn that they need to be careful when using it. In certain intervals, do double check the house, garage and your home page. If you find objects that are likely hazardous to your child, place these objects away from their reach.
1. Control yourself and keep calm.
2. Press the wound for 5 to 10 minutes using clothes, napkin or the others.
3. Clean the wound and bandage the wound
4. Give iodine and anti-biotic or use the banana leaves
5. See the doctor soon if you got a serious wound