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
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
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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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
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