Emergency treatment is needed if a cut is deep and may have
penetrated through the skull. Call 911 or other emergency services immediately and:
The following steps will protect the wound and protect you from
another person's blood if emergency care is not needed.
signs of shock.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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