No matter how serious your emergency, UPMC has you covered with world-class emergency and trauma care. Whether you experience a minor laceration, fracture, severe injury, or chest pain, UPMC’s trauma and emergency programs are a trusted resource for quality and timely care.
Cuts that occur in certain areas of the body or that are deep and/or dirty require immediate medical attention at an emergency room or urgent care center.
A tetanus infection can enter the body through small cuts, scrapes, and scratches. If you’re cut by a metallic or rusty object or suffer a deep wound, immediately consult a doctor about receiving a tetanus shot.
Burns are an extremely common injury, especially for children. Learn about the degress of burn, how you can treat them at home, and when to seek care.
For most minor cuts, you can clean the wound and stop the flow. Find out how to stop bleeding at home and when you may need to see a doctor.
These eight essential motorcycle safety tips can keep you and those around you safe on the road.