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How to Treat a Broken Arm

Broken arms are painful, yet are rarely fatal injuries. In order to treat a broken arm injury, learn how to detect it and try to perform first aid accordingly. To learn via effective "hands on" training enrol in a workplace approved first aid training program. Symptoms Pain Bruising Swelling Tingling sensation or numbness Deformity of the arm Inability to move the arm Treatment Always consider safety first. ...

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First Aid for Frostbite

People suffer from frostbite under very low temperatures when the skin and the tissues in the body begin to freeze. A low temperature causes the blood vessels in your body to constrict in order to sustain normal body temperature. Prolonged constriction caused by a temperature of -15 C or below, gives rise to tissue injuries and bruising of the skin. The regions of your body that are most prone to frostbites ...

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