What To Do If You Are Injured

24 Sep

If the injury is serious, seek medical care right away. See your doctor if:

Your pain is extreme or doesn’t get better

The injury doesn’t heal in a reasonable amount of time.

You develop an infection or fever.

You have an injury to a joint that causes swelling.

You are unsure about the severity of the injury.

Source:  The American Cancer Society booklet 2014

2 Replies to “What To Do If You Are Injured

  1. I had a fall on wednesday night, & i have hurt the bottom of my back, the pain is at the top of my right leg, as i sit on it is very sore also the bottom of my back I do not want to stay in hospital but i would like to know if i am going to ok & if i should go just in case.

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