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Minor Injuries seen at Dr Wood and Partners

We are now able to see & treat, or refer patients with minor injuries. The list of recommended injuries to be included are:

Lacerations capable of closure by simple techniques

Superficial Injury of eye

Partial thickness thermal burns or scalds involving broken skin:    

 ◦Not involving the hands, feet, face, neck, genital areas

 ◦Not over 1 inch diameter

Foreign bodies superficially embedded in tissues, including eyes

An injury that is not amenable to simple domestic first aid, including for example:

  ◦Bites/stings  

  ◦Sunburn    

   ◦Whiplash

   ◦Splinters

   ◦Sprains/strains

   ◦Bruises

Minor Head injuries where there has been no loss of consciousness

 
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