About Cuts And Scrapes: The Facts
Many people hesitate before learning first aid - often because they're afraid of panicking if ever faced with an emergency. Remember, though, that people usually only panic when they don't know what to do. That makes first aid a very powerful tool.
Your skin is your body's biggest organ and plays a large role in keeping you healthy. It helps to regulate your body temperature and acts as a barrier to keep body fluids in and bacteria out. The skin also acts as a first-alert system to the world around you by warning of potential problems when you feel heat or pain.