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Alcohol poisoning: first aid
Alcoholic poisoning of moderate severity can be treated at home on their own, with a more severe degree of alcohol intoxication, the patient needs medical assistance and hospital treatment. Here…

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Which wine is healthier: white or red
High-quality dry wine is useful - it is a well-known fact. This is well known to the inhabitants of southern Europe: a glass of wine is an indispensable companion to…

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How to recognize signs of heart failure
Heart failure annually takes many lives. Doctors believe that this pathology is leading among the causes of mortality in humans. In this case, doctors say that some tragedies can be…

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Memo to parents. When is an urgent need to call a doctor?

Children get sick and get sick often, according to statistics – 5-10 times more often than adults, and this is a proven fact. Of course, experienced parents are aware of the symptoms of the majority of children’s “ills” and ailments. However, it is not always enough that the own knowledge, experience of grandparents or friends is enough to correctly assess the situation. With certain complaints and symptoms, you should immediately call a doctor. Indeed, one of the features of a child’s body is the possibility of a severe deterioration in a short time. Continue reading

Symptoms of acclimatization

If you are going on a long trip: on a business trip or a long-awaited vacation, do not forget about acclimatization, which can cause a lot of trouble. After all, the body will have to adapt to new conditions for it: temperature and humidity, changing time zones, a different light day and solar activity, unusual food and water. And for the psyche, changes are not painless, even if they are extremely positive.

How is it going and how much acclimatization lasts
As a rule, the acclimatization process includes three phases. Continue reading

The consequences of head injury

Head bruising is an injury that does not damage the skin. There is no open wound, there is no blood; nevertheless, this injury can be very serious and cause severe and long-lasting consequences, even death.

With a head injury, two options are possible: 1) a brain contusion is the most serious injury and 2) soft tissue contusion is a less dangerous injury. Head injury may be accompanied by hemorrhage, compression of the brain, fracture of the bones of the skull.

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How to do injections?

There are situations when it is necessary to give an injection to your loved ones or yourself. Therefore, to know how this is done, it is desirable for everyone.

Intramuscular administration of the drug is most common, and it is easy to master the intramuscular injection. The main thing is to overcome your fear and to strictly observe the technique of the procedure.

In some cases, it is required to inject the medication subcutaneously. This can also be learned. But intravenous injections without the appropriate education and training should not be done – it is better to contact a specialist. Continue reading

How to stop bleeding from the nose

A condition where blood is flowing from the nose is very common. It can occur in an adult and a child. In this case, the bleeding may be quite insignificant: only a few droplets, which immediately roll up, or maybe very strong, pour in a stream.

Is it dangerous? It all depends on why the nose bleeds, as well as on the type and intensity of bleeding.

Blood from the nose – types of bleeding
If only a few drops of blood flowed from the nose and the bleeding stopped immediately, without causing any consequences, it is assessed as insignificant. Continue reading

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Umbilical plaster
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First aid: how to massage the heart and artificial respiration
There are situations when your competent and precise actions can save a human life. If you see that a person has lost consciousness, his breath is not bugged, immediately call…

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First aid for food poisoning
Food poisoning (food intoxication) is a nuisance from which no one is immune. That is why you need to be able to recognize it and provide necessary assistance to yourself…

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