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Glaze: how to avoid falls and injuries

February 2 2007
17:42

Winter, despite all its external beauty, is always accompanied by the same plague - icing. Force janitors can melt ice with salt, but the danger of falling is still high. How to protect yourself during the fall and what to do if you hurt yourself? Remember a few simple rules that will help you to remain intact.

First of all, you should start with a good selection of winter shoes, which will not only warm and comfortable, but safe. Choose more shoes with a low sole. Boots on the heels, of course, look very nice, but in the icy conditions are shoes for thrill.

You can protect yourself by putting on the soles of special pins in the nearest shoe shop. But the surest way - often to look down and remember not to relax and remember that you can slip.

There is a widespread belief that the relaxed, carefree state of drunken people often allows them to avoid serious injury. In fact, it is not so - that stress the muscles saves a person from the fractures.
Not to forget about the group at the crucial moment, you can work out in the fall right in the gym under the guidance of a coach.

- When you realize that the fall is inevitable, try to sit down a bit, so to reduce the height of the fall

- No means be a fall to try to expose her hands - it can lead to fracture

- When falling on a flat surface Pull his shoulders, straighten your back, bend your legs and push your elbows to your sides. Try to drop it on its side.

- When you fall back to squeeze his chin to his chest and arms spread out wide.

- If you are flying down the stairs, do not attempt to halt the fall, close the face and head with his hands.

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If the drop is successful - you are lucky. But if you feel sharp pain or dizziness, do not treat this lightly.

Injuries after the fall vary widely - from simple contusion to fracture with displacement.

If everything had gone by injury, you can quite easily get rid of it - attach to the bruised place something cold, rub the special ointment or gel.

If you still have pain and you begin to worry suspicion that you did not hurt, and broken, do not hesitate - consult a doctor.

If you immediately understand that you broke something, immobilize an injured limb. Of course, just need to call an ambulance - amateur in the event of a fractured completely inappropriate.

Very often, the fall happens concussion. At first glance it is quite harmless, or rather not enough terrible consequence. In fact, a concussion, had hurled their course, in consequence may recall his headaches, blurred vision and other health problems.

After a concussion a person begins to feel dizzy, sick of it, can at times dark eyes.

ri concussion need peace and preferably at least a day in bed. You can also apply a compress on his head.

Camilla Vasilyeva

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