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June 20, 2016 23:14 | Child Health


bandage material depends on the size and location of a cut or scratch.For most small wounds useful prefab railing bandages.For larger cuts or scratches, use a sterile gauze squares, which are sold in a sealed envelope, folded or a clean cotton cloth.It can be held in place by narrow strips of adhesive tape.(A young child dressing can immediately fly off.) Any bandage to benefit, should be comfortable.

not paste adhesive tape the whole arm or leg (so that the ends overlap), because it can interfere with circulation.If after bandaging the leg or arm swells and darkens, it means that the bandage too tight.It should weaken immediately.You can put on a prepared bandage on your finger, if the bandage is not too tight.The strips of tape will keep the bandage better if you make them long.• The wound heal faster and less likely to be exposed to infection if you do not get too often to remove the bandage.If it is weakened or dirty, put a new bandage over the old.Remove the bandage very carefully.Closest to the b

ody layer is contracted along the cut.(For example, if the cut goes up or down on the arm, pull the bandage up or down the arm.) So less likely that you have planted the wound edges.On the first day can cut throb, but it's not terrible.If later the pain increases, the possibility of infection.In this case you should remove the bandage and see what happened.If you see swelling or redness, show the wound the doctor.

ragged knee, first rinse, and then do not tie up until a dry crust.Otherwise, the bandage stick and picks the crust when it will change.

If you cut a small child near his mouth, he can remain clean without dressing (bandage will collect saliva and food debris).

dressing finger. Fingers child often require dressing, and the most difficult to dress.If prepared in advance for the finger bandage covers the injured site, use it.If not, wrap your finger with a piece of sterile gauze or a clean cloth strip.The end of the bandage secure with two strips of plaster, wrapping them around your finger.

Then take a narrow strip of adhesive length 30 cm. Attach one end of the bandage to the base of the palm, pull the strip along the thumb to the tip, and then on the tip of your finger on, on the back of the hand and arm.When the plaster paste, let the baby little brush and bend the finger.Otherwise, the patch will hold a finger in the straight position.Another piece of plaster wrap over the middle part of the bandage to hold it in place and a longitudinal strip of adhesive.