About First Aid Guidesenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-FA-Guides-enHD-1.jpgWhether it's a medical emergency or minor injury, we've got the first-aid info you need. firstaid, first-aid, first aid, instruction sheet, sheet, sheets, emergency sheet, emergency sheets, injury, injuries, emergency, emergencies, 911, 9-1-1, dial 911, medical emergency, ambulance, cut, cuts, burn, burns, scratch, scratches, scrape, scrapes, contusion, contusions, abrasions, abrasion, bites, bite, broken bone, broken bones, fracture, fractures, fall, falls, slip, fall down, fell down, fallen down, frostbite, frostbitten, extreme cold, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, heat, sun, knocked out tooth, knocked-out tooth, tooth knocked out, nosebleeds, nosebleed, blood, bleeding, seizure, seizures, convulsion, convulsions, convulsing, what to do in an emergency, emergency contact sheet, in the event of an emergency, allergic reactions, allergic reaction, insect sting, insect stings, spider bites, spider bite, tick bites, tick bite, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, sunburn, sunburned, sunburnt01/07/200405/26/202005/26/20201cc4d2c5-8bd2-4593-9cd0-d1af8941f637https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/first-aid-guides.html/<p>Being a parent means dealing with mishaps and illnesses. You can handle some problems at home, but more serious problems need a doctor's care.</p> <p>Whether it's a medical emergency or minor injury, here's the first-aid info you need:</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/allergic-reaction-sheet.html/">Allergic Reactions</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/animal-bites-sheet.html/">Animal Bites</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/asthma-flare-sheet.html/">Asthma Flare-Ups</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/broken-bones-sheet.html/">Broken Bones</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/burns-sheet.html/">Burns</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/chest-pain-sheet.html/">Chest Pains</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/chickenpox-sheet.html/">Chickenpox</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/choking-sheet.html/">Choking</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/common-cold-sheet.html/">Common Cold</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/constipation-sheet.html/">Constipation</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cough-sheet.html/">Coughing</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/croup-sheet.html/">Croup</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cuts-sheet.html/">Cuts</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dehydration-sheet.html/">Dehydration</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/diaper-rash-sheet.html/">Diaper Rash</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/diarrhea-sheet.html/">Diarrhea</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/dislocations-sheet.html/">Dislocations</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/earaches-sheet.html/">Earaches</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/eye-injuries-sheet.html/">Eye Injuries</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fainting-sheet.html/">Fainting</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/falls-sheet.html/">Falls</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/febrile-seizures-sheet.html/">Febrile Seizures</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fever-sheet.html/">Fever</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/flu-sheet.html/">Flu</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/frostbite-sheet.html/">Frostbite</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/head-injuries-sheet.html/">Head Injuries</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/head-lice-sheet.html/">Head Lice</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/headaches-sheet.html/">Headaches</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/heat-exhaustion-heatstroke-sheet.html/">Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/insect-stings-sheet.html/">Insect Stings</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/nosebleeds-sheet.html/">Nosebleeds</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/urination-pain-sheet.html/">Pain With Urinating (Peeing)</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/pinkeye-sheet.html/">Pinkeye</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/poison-ivy-sheet.html/">Poison Ivy/Oak/Sumac</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/poisoning-sheet.html/">Poisoning</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/rashes-sheet.html/">Rashes</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/ringworm-sheet.html/">Ringworm</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/seizures-sheet.html/">Seizures</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/sore-throat-sheet.html/">Sore Throat</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/spider-bites-sheet.html/">Spider Bites</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/splinters-sheet.html/">Splinters</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/stiff-neck-sheet.html/">Stiff Neck</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/stomachaches-sheet.html/">Stomachaches</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/strains-sprains-sheet.html/">Strains and Sprains</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/sunburn-sheet.html/">Sunburn</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/tooth-sheet.html/">Teeth Injuries</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/tick-bites-sheet.html/">Tick Bites</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/vomiting-sheet.html/">Vomiting</a></li> <li><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/warts-sheet.html/">Warts</a></li> </ul>
CPREvery parent should know how and when to administer CPR. Done correctly, CPR can save a child's life by restoring breathing and circulation until medical personnel arrive.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cpr.html/a1e1570d-d463-448d-aca6-15c2d12abc5f
Childproofing and Preventing Household AccidentsYou might think of babies and toddlers when you hear the words "babyproofing" or "childproofing," but unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in kids 14 and under.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/childproof.html/0dfb8dee-0285-4d87-a4d3-a048bdc1289e
First Aid & Safety CenterBoo-boos, bug bites, and broken bones - oh my! Here's your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about how to keep kids safe.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/center/safety-center.html/8f5e951a-d268-485c-acb8-ffd18e45401f
First-Aid KitA well-stocked first-aid kit, kept in easy reach, is a necessity in every home. Learn where you should keep a kit and what to put in it.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/firstaid-kit.html/2f6d45fe-811c-4a37-b584-11ae49855085
Going to the Emergency RoomKnowing what to expect when you need to take your child to the emergency room can help make it a little less stressful.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/emergency-room.html/f1516095-cc05-42f2-bb97-a7e7865d9bde
Going to the HospitalIt may seem scary to go to a hospital, but doctors and nurses are there to help people who are sick or hurt feel better. Read our article for kids to find out what happens inside a hospital.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/hospital.html/8e77744e-1b71-4e2c-866f-d5c7dd80d722
Household Safety ChecklistsYoung kids love to explore their homes, but are unaware of the potential dangers. Learn how to protect them with our handy household safety checklists.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/household-checklist.html/dc6bee21-6c4d-41fb-a5fa-136ae12e0017
How to Handle an EmergencyIn a medical emergency, kids can be heroes just by calling for help. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/emergency.html/fe6bd803-442b-4e36-8ddb-c93dcbeb6bfb
How to Use 911You can be a big help when someone is hurt or in danger. How? By dialing 911. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/911.html/0b8d4e4b-7bbe-488d-9927-b6a8e8f94d56
Teaching Your Child How to Use 911Teaching your child how to use 911 in an emergency could be one of the simplest - and most important - lessons you'll ever share.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/911.html/ed2e94a4-b53d-497a-bf2a-858f9920c2d6
What Happens in the Operating Room?Surgeries and operations happen in the operating room, sometimes called the OR. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/or.html/ea87f183-35c5-4615-a870-95356281f889
What You Need to Know in an EmergencyIn an emergency, it's hard to think clearly about your kids' health information. Here's what important medical information you should have handy, just in case.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/healthin.html/1a2e653b-b86b-4866-aa55-a6a084f4f7f8
What to Do After a Car CrashAlthough you do your best to drive responsibly and defensively, it's still a good idea to know what to do just in case you end up in an accident.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/post-crash.html/a95a3f8e-4b17-40c3-a712-7a7c01f6b163
What's It Like to Stay in the Hospital?Scheduled for a hospital stay? Knowing what to expect can make it a little easier.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/hospital-stay.html/bbe6a8c8-99c2-4779-aa70-bb55721d31d4
When and Where to Get Medical CareShould you head to the ER when your child is hurt or ill? What about an urgent care center? Different problems need different levels of care, and you have many options.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/emergencies.html/8b5b1658-5648-4cac-bbca-688c0acceeb6
When to Go to the ER if Your Child Has AsthmaIf your child has asthma, find out when you need to go to the ER.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/er-asthma.html/36d00458-c85c-480b-8cb8-99a70ef6c47b
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