External Wounds Archives - Ottawa First Aid

10 May 2018
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Skin tears

10 May 2018, Comments: 0

Skin tears are likely as one starts to age since the skin becomes drier and delicate. Even with minimal pressure, delicate skin can rip […]


2 May 2018
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Puncture wound

2 May 2018, Comments: 0

A puncture wound involves several skin layers and might go deep into the fat, muscle and blood vessels. This type of wound typically enters […]


25 April 2018
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Pressure ulcer

25 April 2018, Comments: 0

A pressure ulcer involves damage to a section of skin and tissue beneath it from continuous pressure on the skin. The ulcer might be […]


25 December 2017
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Wound care: Ways to dry out wounds

25 December 2017, Comments: 0

When caring for minor wounds, there are 2 forms of healing methods – moist healing and dry healing. With the moist wound healing method, […]


6 November 2017
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Minor skin burns: Remedies for pain relief

6 November 2017, Comments: 0

Minor skin burns or a first-degree burn damages the upper skin layer. Even though painful, this form of burn responds effectively to home treatment. […]


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