Note health professionals should see emergency wound management for healthcare professionals the risk for injury during and after a hurricane and other natural disasters is high flood waters and standing waters pose various risks including infectious diseases chemical hazards and injuries . Wounds with less chance of contamination may be stitched as long as eight 8 hours after the injury depending on the wound scarring can be minimized as long as 24 hours after the injury but the longer you wait the less likely that stitches will be possible. Read wound care injuries and emergencies includes wound healing care contaminated wounds severity causes of burns effects on tissue signs symptoms electrical lightning chemical and inhalation burns fluid replacement measurement urine output and topical antimicrobial dressings by a. Emergency wound care is one of the primary building blocks of survival do you know how to treat a sprain a fracture an open wound or a severe burn these are things we believe everyone not just those interested in survivalism should know here are some tips for some of the most common types of emergency wound care. The purpose of medical care for wounds is to prevent complications and preserve function while important cosmetic results are not the primary consideration for wound repair animal and human bites should always be seen by a medical professional because of the high rate of infection
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