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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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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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 or to the victim in time.

What can cause food poisoning
Causes of food poisoning may be different. It is customary to secrete toxico-infections and toxic poisonings. 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 are victims of poisoning.

Drug poisoning is very dangerous. The victim necessarily requires emergency professional assistance, so the first step is to call an ambulance. Well, before the arrival of physicians should be provided to the poisoned first aid. Continue reading

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” is very difficult to part. What if it comes in handy?

When a person falls ill, the necessary medication is extracted from the bowels of the first-aid kit. But his reception does not help.

Unfortunately, spoiled drugs are not capable of benefit. And sometimes they can cause severe intoxication, significantly worsening the patient’s condition. Continue reading

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