First aid CH 8-14

What is the first aid for a bruise or contusion
1.Fill a plastic bag with ice and water and apply it to the injury for about 20 minutes. 2. Place a towel between the ice and bare skin. 3.Remove the ice in 20 minutes before reapplying. 4.Some may only can handle ice for 10 mins. 5.Elevating a person may reduce swelling, however do not elevate a person if it causes more pain or you suspect a dislocation or fracture.

Dressing,… and other fluids and to prevent infection
Are pads placed own the wombs to absorb blood, …..

occlusive dressing
Are bandages that prevent wounds to from being exposed to air.