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Animal and Human Bites [English] Permalink Public

Human and animal bites are more likely to get infected than other wounds. There are many germs (organisms) in animal and human mouths. (English) Colour

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254269
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Vertigo (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Vertigo (sounds like ‘ver-tee-go’) is commonly called ‘Dizziness’. It can be a feeling of being light-headed or feeling faint. It can also be a feeling of spinning, whirling, or the room around you spinning. Vertigo can make it hard to stand or walk and you may feel off balance. It can also make you feel sick to your stomach (nauseated). (English) Colour

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254261
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Serial casting is a procedure that involves applying a series of fiberglass casts to a limb to improve the range of movement of a joint (eg. knee, elbow, ankle). This information sheet discusses how it is done and any possible complications. (English) Colour

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262658
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Before AND After Procedural Sedation (Adult) (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

We gave you medicines so we could do a test or procedure without you feeling pain. This is called ‘sedation’. The medicines will make you feel sleepy, dizzy, faint, clumsy, or unsteady. It can also cause you to not think clearly. (English) Colour

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254259
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Nosebleed (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Many small blood vessels line the inside of your nose. Their job is to help warm and moisten the air you breathe. These blood vessels can break and bleed. The most common kind of nosebleed is from the front of the nose. (English) Colour

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Chinese - Traditional (262152), Punjabi (262153), Korean (262154), English (262151), Chinese - Simplified (262951), Arabic (262953), Farsi (262954), Vietnamese (262952)

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262151
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Cast or Splint Care (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

A cast or splint supports and protects an injured part of your body. The cast or splint keeps the injured area from moving, so it can heal faster. How long you need the cast or splint depends on the type of injury. (English) Colour

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254319
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Concussion (Minor Head Injury) in Adults (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

A head injury results from a direct blow to the head that causes shaking and jarring of the brain. If the blow is hard enough to injure the brain, it is called a concussion. (English) Colour

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Wound care (Child) [English] Permalink Public

How was the wound repaired? Caring for a wound with stitches (regular or dissolving) or staples; Washing the wound;Bathing; Removing stitches or staples; Caring for a wound treated with glue; Caring for your child’s wound treated with adhesive strips (Steri-strips); When to see a doctor; Taking care of your child’s scar after the wound has healed; Key points. Audio availble. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/Conditio...

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Burn Injuries: Helping Families Cope (Child) [English] Permalink Public

When your child suffers a burn injury, you and your family may experience emotional, social and financial stress. This pamphlet gives answers to some common questions you may have about how to cope with the stress of your child’s initial stages of burn treatment. Audio available. (English)

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http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/Conditio...

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