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First Aid Handbook- Animal Bites

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First Aid Handbook- Animal Bites
Whether it is a little kid who is getting too close to someone’s pet or a gardening adult who accidentally puts their hand too close to a wild animal, we sometimes encounter creatures who would rather we stay further away. Instincts take over and these animals will defend themselves by clawing, scratching, and sometimes biting. Integrity Urgent Care sees a fair number of animal bites in our patient rooms and has tips on what to do if this happens to you.
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| Categories: First Aid Handbook, Injuries | Tags: First Aid, First Aid Handbook, Animal Bites, Animal Bite, Wound Treatment, Wild Animal Bite, Unvaccinated Pets, Tetanus Shot, Rabies, Infection | View Count: (407)

First Aid Handbook: Cellulitis

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First Aid Handbook: Cellulitis
We may not always admit it, but we are always examining our skin for the occasional bump, scrape, or rash that may appear. As our largest and most visible organ, our skin does a lot and takes on a lot to keep the rest of our body safe. As we examine, squeeze, and pick, we may notice issues that are more unusual, like cellulitis. If you aren’t sure what cellulitis is or how to best treat it, the team at Integrity Urgent Care can help.
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| Categories: Infections, First Aid Handbook | Tags: first aid handbook, cellulitis | View Count: (582)

Spring Break Safety Tips

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Spring Break Safety Tips
Spring is coming! Or at least we thought it was until this recent return to frigid temperatures. Trees are blooming or budding, the bluebonnets are trying to bloom, and college students, kids and parents alike are anticipating a break from school and the daily routine during spring break. But spring break can also be the season for injuries, blistering sunburns and complications from chronic illnesses that can land you in the ER.
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| Categories: Healthy Living, General | Tags: Integrity Urgent Care, Integrity, Urgent Care, Healthcare, First Aid Handbook, Safety Tips, season, travel | View Count: (2085)
Suspected Broken Bones - How to Make a Splint
This is the second in a series of blog posts designed to serve as a quick reference guide. Each will focus on a sudden injury or illness and is designed to help you make an informed decision on a plan of action when the unexpected happens. Do you know what to do if you suspect a broken bone? In most cases, making a splint should be your first step.
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| Categories: Injuries, First Aid Handbook | Tags: First Aid Handbook, Integrity Urgent Care, College Station, Bryan Texas, Copperas Cove, Splints, Broken Bones | View Count: (3263)
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