Finger Injuries (cont.)
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Finger Injuries Self-Care at Home
Control bleeding by direct, continuous pressure for at least several minutes. Elevate the hand above the level of the heart to help slow the bleeding.
Find torn or missing tissue and save it, if possible.
Remove loose dirt or foreign bodies.
If the finger is obviously deformed, immobilize it with a splint in whatever position is least painful.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/3/2015
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