Chapter 30 - What to Do In Case of Accidents
What to Do in Case of Fire
What to Do in Case of Bodily Injury
Burns and Scalds
Foreign Bodies in Eye, Nose, Ear and Throat
Machinery and Railroad Accidents
Electricity Accidents
Artificial Respiration
Broken Bones - Fractures
Wound Dressing Hints
Poisoned Wounds
Dressing of Wounds
Transportation of Injured

30.14 Poisoned Wounds

Poisoned Wounds. Snake Bite. Don't stop to kill snake. Tear open clothing and expose wound quickly. Bandage limb tightly to stop circulation partly. Open the holes made by the snake's fangs with a sharp knife. Cut outward and lengthwise of the limb. Let the blood run from the knife cut. Sucking the wound answers the same purpose, but less effectively. Wash wound. Get patient to surgeon as soon as possible. Keep the pressure applied. Bites of Dogs, Cats, etc. First wash and apply hartshorn. If the animal has been sick, suck the wound after cleaning. Sting of Centipedes, Tarantulas, etc. Apply hartshorn or table salt and consult a surgeon.

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