Wounds is caused by various accidents in our body. Wound is caused by cutting and thrashing by weapons, pricking by sharp weapons, etc. It does not take time to heal a minor wound, but it takes longer time if the wound is deep. The three things should be considered while giving first aid to wound. They are:
The bleeding should be stopped from the wound as soon as possible. We should use clean and soft clothes and wrap it over the wound. After this, we should press the wound gently. A use of tourniquet can also help to stop bleeding.
The steps for usingtourniquet are as follows:
Before closing the wound we should observe whether the wound is deep or not.If the wound is very deep , the edges should be closed with a piece of cloth. When the wound is serious, the patient should be taken to hospital. The wound recover faster if it is treated well.
The immediate treatment given before the arrival of medical treatment to prevent the accident to go worse is called