Electrical damage, or electric shock, we usually get in everyday life: broken sockets, electrical appliances, neglect of elementary precautions – these are the main causes of electrical injury. But danger can wait and on the street. These are dangling electric wires, thunderstorms with lightning.
An electric trauma can be deadly, and often the first, even first-aid first aid rendered on time, will save a person’s life if an electric shock occurs. Continue reading
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 is an approximate algorithm of actions for intoxication when the patient is conscious.
Remove ethanol from the stomach (ethanol) Continue reading
How shock develops
Toxins produced by streptococcus A and Staphylococcus aureus, the most pathogenic species of these microorganisms, cause shock. In general, these bacteria in many live in the environment and in the human body: on the skin, mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract – and do not bring much harm. But under favorable conditions, bacteria begin to multiply actively, causing such well-known diseases as angina or furunculosis. As a rule, the human immune system resists these pathogens quite successfully. Continue reading