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Injuries & First Aid

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General Information
Health Library link National Center for Injury Prevention & Control:CDC
Health Library link Injuries:MedlinePlus
Instruction Sheets (for Common Childhood Accidents and Emergencies):Nemours Foundation
Stanford Health Library link First Aid and Safety Topics:Nemours Foundation
Stanford Health Library link Emergency Medical Services:MedlinePlus
Stanford Health Library link First Aid:MedlinePlus


Altitude Sickness
Health Library link Altitude Sickness:Aetna InteliHealth
Health Library link Altitude Sickness:eMedicine Consumer Health

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Bruises
Health Library link First-Aid Guide: Bruise:Mayo Clinic
Health Library link Muscle Contusion (Bruise):AAOS
Health Library link Bruises:MedlinePlus

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Burns
Health Library link Burns Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
Health Library link First-Aid Guide: Burns:Mayo Clinic
Health Library link Burns:Taking Care of Burns:American Academy of Family Physicians
Health Library link Burns:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Health Library link Chemical Burns:eMedicine Consumer Health
Health Library link Sunburn, see Skin Diseases, Sun Exposure
Health Library link Thermal (Heat or Fire) Burns:eMedicine Consumer Health
Health Library link Burns:MedlinePlus

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CPR
Stanford Health Library link Learn CPR:University of Washington School of Medicine
Stanford Health Library link Hands-Only CPR:American Heart Association
Stanford Health Library link CPR:MedlinePlus


Cuts & Scrapes
Health Library link Cuts Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
Health Library link First Aid Guide: Cuts and Scrapes:Mayo Clinic
Health Library link Cuts, Scrapes and Stitches: Caring for Wounds:American Academy of Family Physicians

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Dislocations
Health Library link Dislocation:Mayo Clinic
Health Library link First Aid Guide: Dislocation:Mayo Clinic
Health Library link Dislocations:MedlinePlus

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Electrical Injuries
Health Library link First Aid Guide: Electrical Shock:Mayo Clinic
Health Library link Electrical Injuries:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Health Library link Lightning Injuries:Merck Manual, Home Edition

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Fractures
General Information
Health Library link Fractures:AAOS
Health Library link Stress Fractures:AAOS
Health Library link Fractures:MedlinePlus
Treatment of Fractures
Health Library link Broken Bones Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
Health Library link First Aid Guide: Fractures (Broken Bones):Mayo Clinic
Health Library link Bone Fracture Repair:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Fractures of Specific Parts of the Body
Health Library link Facial Fracture:eMedicine Consumer Health
Health Library link Growth Plate Injuries:NIAMS
Health Library link Fracture of the Pelvis:AAOS
Health Library link Broken Ribs:Mayo Clinic

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Heimlich Maneuver
Stanford Health Library link Heimlich Maneuver:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


Repetitive Stress Injury
Health Library link Repetitive Motion Injuries:eMedicine Consumer Health
Health Library link Repetitive Stress Injury:The Arthritis Society
Health Library link Computer-Related Repetitive Stress Injuries:Nemours Foundation
Health Library link See also Musculoskeletal System, Bursitis and Tendinitis

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Sports Injuries
Health Library link Sports Injuries:NIAMS
Health Library link Sports Injuries:MedlinePlus

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Sprains and Strains
Health Library link Sprains and Strains:Mayo Clinic
Health Library link Sprains and Strains Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
Health Library link First Aid Guide: Sprain:Mayo Clinic
Health Library link Sprains and Strains:NIAMS
Health Library link Sprains and Strains:MedlinePlus

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Swimming and Diving Injuries
Health Library link Near Drowning:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Health Library link Diving and Compressed Air Injuries:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Health Library link Decompression Sickness:Aetna InteliHealth
Health Library link Decompression Illness: What Is It and What Is The Treatment?:Divers Alert Network
Health Library link Drowning:MedlinePlus
Health Library link Scuba Diving Safety:American Academy of Family Physicians
Health Library link Water Safety (Recreational):MedlinePlus

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Wounds
Health Library link Wounds:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Health Library link Wounds:MedlinePlus

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