bites and stings


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

bites and stings:

see first aidfirst aid,
immediate and temporary treatment of a victim of sudden illness or injury while awaiting the arrival of medical aid. Proper early measures may be instrumental in saving life and ensuring a better and more rapid recovery.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
The attitude of Australian homoeopathic practitioners to the treatment of bites and stings: a questionnaire study.
Bush says that such improvements to antivenoms could make treating venomous bites and stings cheaper and more effective by the time his son grows up.
Findings from an investigation of 769 children and adults with bites and stings who presented to an emergency department or primary care clinic indicated that the most commonly prescribed drugs were antihistamines, given to 106 of 120 patients (88%) with acute systemic reactions.
* If you're prone to bug bites and stings, stay indoors in the evening when bugs are most prevalent.
Bites and stings; dermatitis; insect bites and stings; venomous bites and stings; wasps; yellow jackets.
Many people's summers are made a misery by the little buzzers who inflict painful bites and stings. Even superstars are scared of them.
These steps can also be used to treat other bites and stings.
The gentle, nonstinging, sensitive cream formula contains such natural healing ingredients as baking soda, aloe vera and tea tree oil, according to the Littleton, N.H.-based manufacturer, and it promises to immediately soothe and moisturize skin that is suffering from the itching and swelling of insect bites and stings.
Most insect bites and stings fade within a few hours.
New Jungle Formula Bite & Sting Relief Cooling Patches will soothe away the pain of bites and stings so you can carry on having fun.