- Burns Instruction Sheet
Burns from fire or other sources of heat range from mild to life-threatening. Some burns can be treated at home; others need emergency medical care. Find out what to do in this printer-friendly sheet.
- Cuts Instruction Sheet
Most cuts can be safely treated at home. Deeper cuts - or any wounds that won't stop bleeding - need emergency medical treatment.
- Dehydration Instruction Sheet
Kids can become dehydrated when they lose abnormally large amounts of water and salts. It's important to replenish fluid losses as quickly as possible.
- Dental Injuries Instruction Sheet
A knocked-out permanent tooth is a dental emergency. Find out what to do in this printer-friendly sheet.
- Dislocations Instruction Sheet
A dislocation is when two connected bones become separated. These injuries require emergency medical care to avoid further damage.
- Eye Injuries Instruction Sheet
Most eye injuries are minor, like getting soap in the eye or a speck of dirt under the eyelid, but others, like those that happen during sports activities, can be serious and require medical attention.
- Head Injuries Instruction Sheet
Most childhood head injuries are minor and hurt only the outside of the head.
- Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke Instruction Sheet
During hot, humid weather, the body's internal temperature can rise and can result in heat exhaustion, which can progress to heatstroke if not treated quickly.
- Nosebleeds Instruction Sheet
Although they can be serious, nosebleeds are common in children ages 3 to 10 years and most stop on their own.
- Rashes Instruction Sheet
Rashes can be caused by viruses, bacteria, medications, heat, allergies, and many other things. Sometimes they are only a minor annoyance, buy they can also be serious and require medical treatment.
- Ringworm Instruction Sheet
Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin seen most often on the scalp, body, feet ("athlete's foot"), or groin ("jock itch").
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