First aid for internal bleeding includes laying the person down, raising their legs above the level of their heart and not giving them anything to eat or drink.
How do you treat internal bleeding *?
Internal bleeding damages the body both from the loss of blood and from the pressure the misplaced blood puts on other organs and tissues. Treatment usually takes place in a hospitals emergency department. Intravenous fluids and blood transfusions may be given to prevent or correct an unsafe drop in blood pressure.
What is the basic first aid for bleeding?
Stop the bleeding. Place a sterile bandage or clean cloth on the wound. Press the bandage firmly with your palm to control bleeding. Apply constant pressure until the bleeding stops. Maintain pressure by binding the wound with a thick bandage or a piece of clean cloth.
When managing a casualty with suspected internal bleeding in the stomach you should?
Apply direct pressure to the bleeding wound. Apply firm pressure over the wound. Raise the injured area. If a foreign body is embedded in the wound. Keep the patient at total rest. Seek medical assistance. If blood leaks through the pressure pad and bandage.