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Dislocated Joints and What You Should Do

A bone that is wrenched out of place at a joint is said to be dislocated. The symptoms may include severe pain, swelling and bruising, deformity of the joint and difficulty in moving the joint. Never try to push a … Continue reading

06. October 2011 by admin
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Broken Bones: What to Do In An Emergency

Treat all doubtful cases of injured bones as if they are broken. Do not move the casualty unless it is absolutely necessary. Telephone 999 and ask for an ambulance. In the case of a broken arm, it might be reasonable … Continue reading

06. October 2011 by admin
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How to Treat Broken Ribs

A violent blow to the chest, or a heavy fall, can break one of the ribs, causing a sharp chest pain when the injured person attempts to breathe deeply or coughs. The site of the injury will feel extremely tender … Continue reading

06. October 2011 by admin
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What to Do In the Case of Back or Neck Injuries

Mishandling a person whose back or neck is broken can cause permanent paralysis or even death. A casualty with a suspected broken back or neck should be left where he is while you call 999 and ask for an ambulance. … Continue reading

06. October 2011 by admin
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Family Health: Ankle Injuries and How to Prevent Them

The ankle is the joint that most often suffers from sprains. The injury can be caused by twisting the foot as you walk or run, or by jumping from a high place. It causes pain and swelling in the joint. … Continue reading

04. October 2011 by admin
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Cabinet Making: How to Make a Tea Trolley

The useful three-tier tea-trolley illustrated below is in some ways similar in construction to the trays previously described, in that the bases of each shelf or tray of the wagon fit into grooves cut into the side rails. In fact, … Continue reading

27. July 2011 by admin
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Exterior Decorating: Varnishing Exterior Woodwork

Grained woodwork and painted woodwork which is exposed to very hard wear or to adverse weather conditions may be protected to give it a longer lease of life by coating the work with varnish. There are many different types of … Continue reading

27. July 2011 by admin
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Painting and Decorating: Paint Finishes and Special Paints

Special Paints and Paint Finishes: Some surface materials inside the house require the use of special paints. A special quality paint is made for painting radiators and hot-water pipes; this is usually available in a range of metallic colours and … Continue reading

25. July 2011 by admin
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Staining and Painting Wood Floors

Staining Floors: Floor stains are available in a good range of timber colours. The colour of the stain is described as being light oak, dark oak, mahogany, etc., and it does not mean that the stain so described is only … Continue reading

25. July 2011 by admin
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How to Make a Bathroom Cabinet

This simple project for the handyman is illustrated below. It consists of a box-like cabinet, the door of which is fitted with a mirror. The inside of the cabinet is fitted with two shelves and the lower compartment is fronted … Continue reading

21. July 2011 by admin
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