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Animal bite

An animal bite can occur to anyone. It might occur while camping or hiking where a wild animal attacks to protect itself. In some cases, it can occur in the neighborhood after playing with a neighbor’s dog. Various types of animals can cause bites on both children and adults. Most cases are caused by the […]

Overview on an open wound

An open wound is described as damage involving an internal or external break in the tissues, usually the skin. Almost everyone has experienced an open wound at some point in life. In most cases, an open wound is minor and can be remedied at home. Vehicular accidents, falls or accidents involving tools or pointed objects […]

Proper care for human bites

Human bites are at high risk for infection due to the amount of bacteria present in the mouth. If a bite becomes infected, medications or even surgery is required. Always bear in mind that biting is common among young children because they are curious, frustrated or angry. Children and their caretakers might be at risk […]