"County Recurrent" is pleased to present:
Laceration First Aid 101
1. Laceration defined:
"a torn and ragged wound"
2. First Aid defined:
"emergency care or treatment given to an ill or injured person before regular medical aid can be obtained"
3. First Aid Tutorial:
Dateline: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, LACo Fire Dept, Lifeguard Training Center
Time: Approx. 1220 hours
Injury: Laceration to the bottom of the left foot, of approx. 1 inch in length
On Scene: Capt. Erik Albertson
Photo Sequence of Dressing of Wound:
Set up, staging:
Application of two butterfly bandages to close wound:
Close up photo of wound:
The Finishing Touch! One band aid over the butterflies, followed by double wrap of Coban, and finally as the finishing touch, a strip of adhesive tape to secure the Coban. 10-4, copy.
Postscript: Victim released on his own recognizance.
*** Many Thanks to Erik for the first aid! ***
(All photos by & Copyright Will Maguire 2012. All Rights Reserved.)
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