First aid – Fractures (broken bones)

By Mayo Clinic Staff A fracture is a broken bone. It requires medical attention. If the broken bone is the result of major trauma or injury, call 911 or your local emergency number. Also call for emergency help if: The person is unresponsive, isn’t breathing or isn’t moving. Begin CPR if there’s no breathing or […]

Broken Bones and Other Childhood Injuries

As a parent we don’t want significant accidents to occur—but they do. Kids suffer abrasions, cuts, scalds and burns.  They dislocate fingers and break bones. And they swallow things. While we don’t recommend that you encase your young ones in bubble wrap or tape their mouths shut, we do suggest you The most common sources […]