CUTS AND SCRATCHES

CUTS:
1. Cleanse area thoroughly with soap and warm water, carefully washing away any dirt.
2. Apply direct pressure to wound until bleeding stops.
3. Put sterile bandage on wound.
4. If cut is deep, get to a doctor as quickly as possible.

ABRASIONS (SCRATCHES):
1. Wash thoroughly with soap and warm water.
2. If it bleeds or oozes, bandage it to protect it from infection.

SIGNS OF AN INFECTED WOUND:
1. swelling
2. redness
3. pain
4. may cause fever
5. presence of pus

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