Thursday, January 27, 2011


The aim of First Aid in a case of dog bite is:
- to prevent rabies
- to reduce the risk of infection
- to get medical aid as soon as possible.


-Wipe the saliva away from the wound using a clean cloth or handkerchief. Do not come into contact with the saliva that gets wiped away.

-Wash the wound thoroughly with plenty of soap and water.

- Do not put carbolic acid, nitric acid etc. on the wound.

-Get medical aid or send the patient to the hospital as soon as possible.

For informational purpose only, for further advice contact qualified physician

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