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cuts

First Aid, Accidents & Injuries
October 22, 2015

Fixing cuts isn’t as easy as one, two, three…

You’re in a hurry to cook supper and in your rush you slice your finger! It’s bleeding, it hurts and all you have is a plaster. Is a band-aid enough? Do I need stitches? Will it scar? Our doctor gives the following checklist. (more…)
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First Aid, Accidents & Injuries
January 31, 2014

Home emergencies: How to treat a cut

You’re chopping up fresh veggies for your stew and accidentally mistake your index finger for a carrot: ouch! Now there’s a painful gash left behind, as well as a whole lot of blood. What do you do? First things first, don’t panic. Next, follow these three steps to treating the cut. Remember, this treatment applies to any kind of cut, not just kitchen accidents! (more…)
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