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The Essential First Aid Course, Part 3: Dressing Wounds

Benefits of dressing and bandaging wounds

A wound is a kind of injury that occurs quickly in which the victim’s skin is cut, torn, or punctured and increases the victim’s risk of contracting infections.

Dressing a wound prevents it from coming into contact with contaminants and infections. These contaminants and germs tend to enter the body through the open wound.

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