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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What to do with a hangover
After a merry feast, a painful and hard morning may come. Birds chirping outside the window seem like vultures. The ringing alarm clock turns into the worst enemy, and every…

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First aid for drug poisoning
Drug poisoning occurs quite often. This may be an intentional action - suicide, overdose, an attempt to self-treatment with the help of potent drugs. Often, children who swallow “beautiful” pills…

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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 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

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 an ambulance. And before she arrives, it is necessary to assess the condition of the victim, and begin resuscitation actions (heart massage and artificial respiration), if necessary.

Heart massage – when it is needed
By heart massage (indirect – NMS), we mean actions that are meant to “start” the stopped heart muscle. Continue reading

What is pneumothorax of the lung
Pneumothorax (from the Greek "pneuma" - air and "thorax" - chest) - this is a pathology, consisting in the fact that air accumulates in the pleural cavity. Little anatomy In…

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Removal of brain tumors - surgery without a knife
Today, the treatment of brain tumors, both malignant and benign, is increasingly used direction of radiation therapy, which uses high-precision radiation, the so-called stereotactic. What is stereotactic radiation? Stereotactic radiation…

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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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Is it true that anesthesia is harmful to the body?
The term “anesthesia” has a terrifying effect on many people. After all, it completely deprives a person of the ability to control himself. Perhaps that is why there are a…

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