Posted: Aug 13, 2019 / 03:15 PM HSTUp to date: Aug 13, 2019 / 03:15 PM HST
Honolulu (KHON2)- In our newest version of In
Illness and In Well being, we discovered about the commonest traumatic accidents in
Hawaii- falls and burns and what to maintain readily available at dwelling from Adventist Well being
Trauma Program Coordinator Sarah Janoian of
Adventist Well being Fortress says, “Right here in Hawaii, falls make up practically half of the
traumatic accidents we see. Our sufferers that 65+ and on “blood
thinners”, sadly we see lots of head accidents. A lot so, that
it makes us form of distinctive, the place the mainland is generally motorcar accidents.
We additionally see burns from water heaters, range fires, and spilled Saimin. After which
there are out keiki. You simply by no means know what to anticipate with these little ones.
Leaping out of bushes and off rocks.”
She all the time has readily available gauze pads and curler
gauze additionally elastic bandage wraps and or coban (he stuff they wrap round your
arm if you give blood) in case she must cease any form of bleeding.
She additionally carries a Cease the Bleed tourniquet
and sterile saline to rinse wounds, burns, and pair of scissors.
One different tip? Having a fireplace extinguisher in
the home is tremendous essential.
Lastly, If you happen to or another person does get
burned- NO ICE- ICE IS NOT NICE.
What do you have to do? Rinse it off with lukewarm
water, cowl it with clear dry gauze and head on over to the ER or burn middle.
Web site: AdventistHealthCastle.org