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 vitamins do smokers need to drink
Fans of pulling in cigarettes know how harmful smoking is. They regularly see this when they look at themselves in the mirror. Dry skin, yellowish teeth, brittle hair do not…

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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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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

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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Correction of ingrown nail
An ingrown nail, or scientifically oniocryptosis, is the ingrown of the nail plate into the lateral edge of the nail shaft. Most often, the nail of the big toe grows…

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When medicines can cause harm
In the home first aid kits usually reigns chaos. Along with high-quality medicines, they contain old, worn preparations, on which even the name is difficult to read. With this "good"…

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What to do when mushroom poisoning
Going to the forest for mushrooms is a favorite hobby in our country. Collecting mushrooms - and rest, and relaxation, and stress relief, and a good help to the family…

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