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How to Treat a Small Cut or Scrape. You're child's been out in the playground and skinned their knee, or perhaps you were cutting carrots for dinner and you've sliced your thumb.

How to Treat a Small Cut or Scrape

How do you treat those injuries? My name is Beverly Bitterman, ARNP, health and wellness consultant, and I've got a couple tips and strategies for you. The first thing that you want to do is to make sure that you clean the area, particularly a dirty wound like someone out on the playground. So, it's just helpful to run warm water over that. You don't have to use a lot of friction unless there's a lot of dirt in the wound, and you don't need to use anything that stings. British Muslims identify hydration as number one health concern during Ramadan.

By Clinova British Muslims identify hydration as number one health concern during Ramadan Last weekend the UK’s 2.7 million Muslims celebrated the start of Ramadan, the month of fasting.

British Muslims identify hydration as number one health concern during Ramadan

Those who are fasting must not eat or drink between dawn and dusk, which this summer could be as many as 20 hours every day in the UK. Observing the fast is a vital part of Muslim faith, however, it can be challenging, especially during the long summer days. A survey of British Muslims conducted by Clinova found: • 49% identified hydration as their main health concern during Ramadan • 81% had issues with hydration whilst fasting • Lack of concentration, which may be caused by not being at optimum hydration levels is a worry for 39% 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. About O.R.S O.R.S Hydration Tablets are available in 22 countries, and set to be available in 58 countries by the end of 2015. About Clinova. Bee & Wasp Sting: Treatment and First Aid. Call 911 if the person has: Trouble breathing Feelings of faintness or dizziness Hives A swollen tongue A history of severe allergy reaction to insect stings Inject epinephrine if the person is unable to.

Bee & Wasp Sting: Treatment and First Aid

If the person has a history of anaphylaxis, don't wait for signs of a severe reaction to inject epinephrine. Read and follow patient instructions carefully. Inject epinephrine into outer muscle of the thigh. Avoid injecting into a vein or buttock muscles. Inject epinephrine if the person is unable to. 3M™ Medical Tapes: Application Basics. Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene-related Emergencies & and Outbreaks. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content Healthy Water Sites Get Email Updates To receive email updates about this page, enter your email address: CDCHealthy Water HomeWater, Sanitation, & Hygiene (WASH)-related Emergencies & OutbreaksCleaning & Sanitizing Household Cleaning & Sanitizing Recommend on Facebook Tweet Recommendations: Potential Sanitation Solutions During an Emergency Response Cleaning and sanitizing your household after an emergency is important to help prevent the spread of illness and disease.

Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene-related Emergencies & and Outbreaks

Using Cleaning & Sanitizing Products First, wash surfaces with soap and warm, clean water to remove dirt and debris. It is critical to read and follow the safety instructions on any product you use. Never mix bleach with ammonia or any other cleaner.Wear rubber or other non-porous boots, gloves, and eye protection.Try not to breathe in product fumes.

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