Scoliosis in children
Scoliosis is a deformity of the spinal column, its lateral curvature. This pathology is very common: today, scoliosis of varying severity is found in 80% of schoolchildren. What is scoliosis…

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Spleen diseases
People far from medicine know very little about the spleen. Well, located somewhere in the left side. And why it is needed, what functions in the body it performs, what…

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First aid in case of electric shock: what can be done before the ambulance arrives
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…

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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

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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First aid in case of electric shock: what can be done before the ambulance arrives

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

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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Caution - ice: how to help a person who fell through the ice
Winter brings a lot of fun. Sledding or ice skating, playing snowballs, making snowmen. And, of course, hiking on skis, winter fishing. However, not all of this entertainment is safe.…

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Modern aesthetic surgery: facial surgery
The pursuit of beauty is quite natural. A beautiful face determines both success with the opposite sex, and rapid progress along the career ladder, and ease in any communication. But…

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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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