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Unformatted text preview: irregular wound causing a lot of bleeding. Amputation, the body part is completely severed - or close to it. Puncture, if you step on a nail or hit your self with a staple. These don't bleed much and as a result are a big risk for infection Control Breathing, 1) Use dressing 2) Elevate above the level of the heart 3) Wrap dressing over the wound, it will swell and get tighter, if blood soaks through, add more dressing. 4) Stop pressure points Brakel: Where you check your baby pulse Femeral: At the bend of the hip as you flex your legs Page 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ESS 5a taught by Professor Houghton during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08