The Health Library is a collection of health and wellness resources created for learning and accessibility. Select a topic below for related health information or search for a topic in the search bar for more information on other medical conditions.
- Blister Care
- Butterfly Bandages
- Chili Pepper Burns
- Compression Wraps
- First Aid for Accidental Amputation
- First Aid for Black Eye
- First Aid for Broken Tooth
- First Aid for Chemical Burns
- First Aid for Chemical Eye Burns
- First Aid for Cold Exposure
- First Aid for Electrical Burns
- First Aid for Eye Injuries
- First Aid for Heatstroke
- First Aid for Insect Bites and Stings
- First Aid for Knocked-Out Tooth
- First Aid for Low Back Pain
- First Aid for Possible Spinal Injury
- First Aid for Spider Bites
- First Aid for Tar or Plastic Burns
- First Aid Kit
- Removing a Stuck Ring
- Stopping a Nosebleed
- Stopping Facial Bleeding
- Washing Out Eyes
- Wound Care
Provides links on nosebleeds, rashes, and blisters. Also includes topics addressing more serious first aid emergencies, such as choking rescues and sprained ankles.
If emergency care is not needed, the following steps will protect the wound and protect you from another person's blood. Before you try to stop the bleeding: Wash your hands well with soap and water, if available. Put on medical gloves, if available, before applying pressure to the wound. If gloves are...
Learn how to care for your blister so it will heal and won't get infected.
Chili pepper burns are caused by an irritating substance found in the skin of the pepper. This burn can feel like a sunburn, a throbbing and prickling feeling, or a very intense, hot pain. The best treatment is to wash the area with soap and water...
Learn how to use a compression wrap for a sprained ankle to help control swelling.
Ankle sprains are common injuries that can result in lifelong problems. Some people with repeated or severe sprains can develop long-term joint pain and weakness. Treating a sprained ankle can help prevent ongoing ankle problems. If an ankle sprain does not heal correctly, the joint may become unstable, resulting in a...