1. Don’t panic, stay calm and do the right first aids quickly.
2. Treat for a clean cloth or bandage to cover the wound first press gently for several minutes.
3. Call doctor when :
a) A gaping cut that may require stitches.
uffered a serious blow to his head or was knocked unconscious.
child is inconsolable and keeps crying.
e) The hit head onto a hard surface.
Rinse with clean water, apply disinfectant or an antibacterial ointment, then cover it with a bandage.
5. Aids for a minor bump on the head nd the child not too upset: An ice pack will ease discomfort and reduce inflammation. Use proper analgesics in accordance with child's age.
6. If your child has suffered a concussion:
a) Keep your child awake for the first hour, be sure you are of clear sense of his mental well-being before the child naps or goes to sleep
b) Check on the child's skin color and breathing pattern. If he looks pale or his breathing seems irregular, rouse him gently. He's fine if he fusses and goes back to sleep. If you can’t wake him up, call the ambulance.
c) Pay close attention to your child for the next 24 hours. Call the doctor whenever the kid exhibits irregularly.
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