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Topic Index - Common Childhood Injuries and Poisonings

Common Childhood Injuries and Poisonings Home

Accident Statistics

Minor Problem vs. a True Emergency

Preventing Injuries - How You Can Help Your Child

First-Aid Kit

Household Safety Checklist

Emergency Contact Information

Bites and Stings

Animal Bites

Facts About Animal Bites

Treatment for Dog and Cat Bites and Scratches

Rabies

Cat Scratch Disease

Human Bites

Treatment for Human Bites

Why Young Children Bite

Insect Bites

Fleas, Mites, and Chiggers

Tick Bites

Tick Bites Overview

Lyme Disease

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Spider Bites

Insect Stings

Snake Bites

Minor Cuts, Scrapes, and Skin Wounds

Minor Injuries Overview

Abrasions

Blisters

Bruises

Lacerations Without Stitches

Lacerations With Stitches

Puncture Wounds

Small Cuts and Scrapes

Splinters

Superficial Injuries to the Face and Head

Superficial Injuries Overview

Cuts and Wounds of the Face

Foreign Bodies in the Ear, Nose, and Airway

Insects in the Ear

Cuts and Wounds of the Mouth and Lips

Injuries to the Teeth

Cuts and Wounds of the External Ear

Cuts and Wounds of the Nose

Nosebleeds

Eye Trauma

Anatomy of the Eye

Avoiding Eye Injuries

Cosmetic Safety for Contact Lens Wearers

Corneal Abrasions

Chemical Burns of the Eye

Bruising or Black Eye (Ecchymosis)

Fractures of the Orbit

Eyelid Lacerations

Foreign Bodies in the Eye

Blood in the Eye (Hyphema)

Muscle and Joint Injuries

Sprains and Strains

Nursemaid's Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Thermal Injuries

Facts About Burn Injury

Sunburn

Heat-Related Illnesses (Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion, and Heat Stroke)

Frostbite

Poisons

Facts About Poisons

First-Aid for Poisoning

Syrup of Ipecac

Childproof Your Home for Poisons

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Lead Poisoning

Mushroom Poisoning in Children

Glossary


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