…..to vomiting, which may cause the bleeding episode to intensify. Ask the person to sit down for a minimum of 10 minutes. On a hot day, this may need to be increased to twenty minutes.
If the bleeding last for more that twenty minutes, call 111.
To treat a nosebleed, pinch the soft section of the nose just below the bony part. If the cause of the nosebleed is associated with a head injury, call 111 and get help on the way as quickly as possible.
Tomorrow we will look at a puncture wound….
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