Presentation on theme: "Critters & Such 1 Critters. Critters & Such 2 If possible, try to catch the spider or insect without risk to you. Check to see if the stinger is in."— Presentation transcript:
Critters & Such 2 If possible, try to catch the spider or insect without risk to you. Check to see if the stinger is in the skin. If not, Clean the area, apply ice to reduce swelling. Insect Bite or Sting Treatment
Critters & Such 3 Insect Bite or Sting Treatment If stinger is found, gently scrape the stinger out of the wound using a plastic card or fingernail, pulling away from the wound to minimize amount of toxin released into the body. Do not squeeze stinger. Treat wound as a minor cut.
Critters & Such 4 Insect Bite or Sting Treatment Next, check to see if the victim is allergic to the bite. Look for signs of shock and swelling. If no, then seek medical attention or an adult for assistance. If yes, check “ABCH,” treat for shock, and immediately seek medical attention.
Critters & Such 5 Use tweezers to carefully remove. If splinter breaks, use sterilized tweezers. Remove remainder of splinter, and treat wound as a minor cut. Splinters and Ticks - Treatment
Critters & Such 6 1.Treating a splinter. a.Remove as much of the splinter as b.If the splinter breaks off, sterilize the c. cut into the skin. Splinters and Ticks - Treatment DR Workbook MWS 7, Question 1, Pg. 205 possible. tweezers. Do not
Critters & Such 7 2.Treating a tick. a.Do not yank the tick out, but pull it out. b.After removing the tick, the area and watch for c.Contact medical attention if swelling, or persists. Splinters and Ticks - Treatment slowly clean infection. redness, itching
Critters & Such 8 Review Questions True or False, MWS 7, Page 205 T F 3. To remove a tick, just yank it off of your body. T F 4. Call the Poison Control Center if poison is swallowed or inhaled. T F 5. For a snakebite, slice the wound, suck out the venom, and spit it out. T F 6. To remove the oils that rub onto the body from poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac, you should change your clothes and wash thoroughly.
Critters & Such 9 Review Questions True or False, MWS 7, Page 205 T F 7. Tweezers are needed to remove a splinter. T F 8. A plastic card could be used to remove a stinger from an insect bite.