Umbilical plaster
The umbilical hernia of newborns is a rather frequent phenomenon: it occurs in every fourth to fifth baby. What is an umbilical hernia? In a child with this pathology, the…

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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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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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anesthesia with the help of anesthetics

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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How to stop bleeding from the nose

A condition where blood is flowing from the nose is very common. It can occur in an adult and a child. In this case, the bleeding may be quite insignificant: only a few droplets, which immediately roll up, or maybe very strong, pour in a stream.

Is it dangerous? It all depends on why the nose bleeds, as well as on the type and intensity of bleeding.

Blood from the nose – types of bleeding
If only a few drops of blood flowed from the nose and the bleeding stopped immediately, without causing any consequences, it is assessed as insignificant. Continue reading

Atherosclerosis
Causes of Atherosclerosis The cause of atherosclerosis is a metabolic fat, having a genetic origin. Among the factors that determine the disease are also excessive consumption of fatty foods high…

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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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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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