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50 Fig. 51 Fig. 52 Fig. 54 Fig. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a topical skin adhesive to repair skin lacerations. It is packaged as a small single-use applicator. Dermabond® is ideal for backcountry use because it precludes the need for topical anesthesia, is easy to use, doesn’t require any needles, and takes up a lot less room in a backpack than a conventional suture kit. Ask your physician to supply you with one for your wilderness outings. Over-the-counter tissue glues (Liquid Bandage™, Nexcare™ Liquid Bandage Drops) can also be used, but they are not as strong an adhesive as Dermabond®, and the wound edges are less likely to stay shut.
Weiss Advice’ [improvised technique] The SAM® Splint The SAM® Splint, a versatile and lightweight padded aluminum splint, is excellent for splinting upper extremity fractures. It goes from being flexible to rigid when bent into a U-shape down its long axis. The SAM® Splint can be used for splinting arms in almost any position. The blue side of the splint, slightly thicker and softer than the orange side, should be placed against the skin. 69 Hand and Finger Fracture Treatment After removing any jewelry, place a rolled pair of socks or elastic bandage in the palm to keep the fingers curled in a grabbing position (position of function) and secure this in place with an elastic or gauze bandage.
They include rapid heartbeat, low blood pressure, shortness of breath, weakness, pale skin color, cool and clammy skin, and confusion. The belly may feel firm to your touch and look distended, and the victim may feel abdominal pain. There may be blood in the vomit, urine or stool. Because it is difficult to predict the rate and severity of internal bleeding, the victim should be brought to medical attention immediately. 48 Sprains Sprains Sprains A sprain is the stretching or tearing of ligaments that attach one bone to another.
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