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Injuries/FirstAid
Section Editor: Dr Antony Redmond
Sports injuries typically occur while participating in organised sports, competitions, training sessions, or organised fitness activities. These injuries may occur for a variety of reasons, including improper training, lack of appropriate footwear or safety equipment. The best way to deal with sports injuries is to prevent them.
Topics & Information
Cuts and wounds
Guidelines for a safe Diwali
Injury control
Head injury
Sports Injuries
Drowning
Bleeding
Prevention is better than cure
Animal bites
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News
Chronic pain after car crash
Wednesday, April 06, 2011

People appear to be more likely to develop chronic widespread pain after suffering injuries in a traffic crash than after other physically traumatic events.
Other News
Heat wave bakes India before monsoon
Heat nor cold ineffective for backache
Benefit of car booster seats
Alcohol puts college students at risk
Inflicted head injuries in infants
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Features
Dealing with Sports Injuries
Monday, December 06, 2010

The best way to deal with sports injuries is to prevent them. Prevention includes knowing the rules of the game one is playing, using the proper equipment, and playing safe.
Top 5
First aid for bleeding wounds
Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Apply a clean pad of cotton larger than the size of the wound and press firmly with the palm until the bleeding stops.
Other Features
Guidelines to prevent burns
First aid for cuts
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Questions & Answers
How can lymphoedema be treated?
What causes delayed healing of wound?
Can anti-rabies injection be given in case of cat bite?
When do I start playing football after ligament tear?
How can I prevent injuries while playing?
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Health Tips
Do not smoke near an accident site
Never let anyone smoke near a crashed vehicle - there maybe petrol, oil or chemicals on the road which could easily catch fire.
Other Health Tips
First aid for a snake or scorpion bite
First aid for chemical burns
First aid for choking
First aid for drowning
First aid for heat burns
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