The accidents that most frequently happen are simple cuts and bruises.

For a slight cut wash the wound in lukewarm water to remove all dirt or

foreign matter, then press the lips or sides together and hold them in

place with strips of court-plaster or surgeon's adhesive plaster. Do not

cover the entire wound with the plaster, but put strips across at right

angles with the cut, leaving a space between every two strips and using

only enough plaster to keep the cut closed. Cover the hurt part with a

bandage to protect it from further injury.