First Aid Fixes that Doctors Use
Quick fixes, double-duty wonders and counter-intuitive tricks your family doctor knows—and a few things not to bother with.
By Corrie Pikul
Original Content | June 19, 2012
Don't Bother With: Cotton Balls
London says that one of the only things these fluffy space-wasters are good for is removing eye makeup. For cleaning a wound, she prefers regular gauze, and to dress the area, she reaches for a nonstick version like Telfa (like cotton, gauze doesn't weather showers well, so remember to change the dressing every day).
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