In this section you can find out what to do about bleeding and blood loss. You can learn how to give first aid treatment for cuts, grazes, and nose bleeds as well as finding out what to do if someone is bleeding severely.

You can usually control bleeding from cuts and grazes by elevating the wound and applying pressure.

A nose bleed can be serious if someone loses a lot of blood – and severe bleeding can cause distress, lead to shock and loss of responsiveness. This advice will help to give you the confidence to know what to do when a person is bleeding severely.

Bleeding topics:

Cuts and grazes

Nose bleeds

Severe bleeding


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