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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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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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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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

Symptoms of acclimatization

If you are going on a long trip: on a business trip or a long-awaited vacation, do not forget about acclimatization, which can cause a lot of trouble. After all, the body will have to adapt to new conditions for it: temperature and humidity, changing time zones, a different light day and solar activity, unusual food and water. And for the psyche, changes are not painless, even if they are extremely positive.

How is it going and how much acclimatization lasts
As a rule, the acclimatization process includes three phases. 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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Symptoms of acclimatization
If you are going on a long trip: on a business trip or a long-awaited vacation, do not forget about acclimatization, which can cause a lot of trouble. After all,…

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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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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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How to do injections?
There are situations when it is necessary to give an injection to your loved ones or yourself. Therefore, to know how this is done, it is desirable for everyone. Intramuscular…

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