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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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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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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introduction of anesthetics

What not to do with solar and thermal burns

Burns are the most common domestic injuries. Even far from medicine people face them. And of course, there is a whole list of methods that can bring relief to the victim. But due to their inexperience, people often resort to the help of very dubious procedures, after which the suffering of the unfortunate is even more aggravated. Therefore, you must remember forever what you can not do with burns.

What you need to know about burns
A burn is an injury to the skin, and sometimes to the subcutaneous tissues, triggered by exposure to aggressive factors. Continue reading

How to treat wounds and abrasions

Cuts, abrasions, scratches, wounds in everyday life are common. Especially often this happens with children, but adults are not immune from minor injuries.

What to do in such cases? It seems that everyone knows this: poured iodine or alcohol, glued a plaster or tied up with a bandage – and everything is in order.

In reality, the situation is a little different. If you improperly treat a wound or abrasion, it will hurt and heal longer, an ugly scar will remain after it, and serious complications are also possible. Continue reading

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 lot of various rumors about him. Which of them is true, and what is a myth? And what is the harm of anesthesia?

What is anesthesia?
Anesthesia is the state of inhibition of the central nervous system, the main goal of which is to achieve pain relief. Doctors achieve this effect with the help of special preparations – anesthetics. 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…

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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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Surgery to remove the adenoids
Surgery to remove the adenoids is the most common surgical intervention in young children. But before talking about the operation itself, it is necessary to understand what adenoids are and…

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What is the danger of increasing cholesterol in the blood?
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance, without which the normal functioning of the human body is impossible. Cholesterol is a kind of building frame that ensures the stability of cell membranes.…

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