Simple Summer First Aid
Friday, May 27th at 10 a.m.
Sports and other physical activities can help kids stay healthy and physically fit, but they can also occasionally result in injuries. Cuts and Scrapes, sprains and strains, sunburns and bug bites - they are a fact of life for most children in our warm weather months. So it’s good to know what to do when they occur.
When a child gets a scrape or cut, the flow of blood can make even a minor cut look like an emergency. Minor injuries should stop bleeding after a few minutes. Here are some first aid tips for cuts and scrapes:
Get more helpful first aid tips and learn more about when and how to handle other common summer-time injuries at home and when to see the doctor in an OU Medicine Chat with Dr. Amanda Salih, OU Children’s Physicians this Friday, May 27th at 10 a.m. and visit the helpful links on this page.
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