Thomas Tyrer, of Liverpool Hope University College, writes for the National Student on the 10 most frequent alcohol-induced injuries:
Have you have ever woken up with bloody limbs, bruises, scrapes, cuts, or stitches – without remembering how or why they got there? We have compiled a top ten common drunken injury list, along with advice on how to avoid them in the future.
I’m sure we’ve all seen, heard and maybe even experienced a few drunken injuries. Some funny; some not so much. Until it’s acceptable to wear hard hats or protective armour to a party, here is a short list of some potentially painful injuries, and how to avoid them.
1. Ciggy burns – avoid them by: Not drunkenly smoking your fags during a rave; not high fiving somebody with a lit cigarette in their hand; not putting the wrong end of your lit cigarette into your mouth.
2. First, second, or third degree burns – avoid them by: Being conscious of where you lit the bonfire; not attempting to ‘David Blaine’ over the bonny in an effort to show off in front of your mates; not triple jumping over the fire after returning from breaking the seal in the woods…
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