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●BITES AND STINGS



1. ANIMAL BITES
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What to look out for:
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• Bleeding
• Puncture wound, possibly quite deep

What to do:
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1. Wash the wound thoroughly under cool running water.

2. Pat dry and cover with a sterile dressing.

3. If the bite is deep, control bleeding by applying direct pressure and raising the affected limb.

4. Ensure that the casualty is taken to hospital.

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2. INSECT STINGS
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What to look out for:
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• Swelling
• Pain
• Anaphylactic shock (in rare cases)

What to do:
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1. If the sting is still embedded, remove it with tweezers.

2. Apply a cold compress to ease the swelling.

3. If the pain and swelling continues over the next day or so, advise the casualty to seek medical help.

IMPORTANT: If there is an extreme allergic reaction treat the casualty for anaphylactic shock.

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