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17. Actions to Be Taken In Case of Bleeding Injury

a. If the cut is small, follow these steps.

1) Inform the parent(s). Show the wound but do not touch the wound until your hands have been washed.

2) Wash your hands.

3) Wash the wound thoroughly with soap and water.

4) Cover the wound with a bandage, being careful not to touch the gauze area with your fingers.

b. If the wound is bleeding heavily and/or the injury is extensive, take the following measures.
1) Have the victim lie down.

2) Have someone contact the police, fire, or emergency squad.

3) Control the bleeding by applying pressure to pressure points. 


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