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. Moving on thin ice can lead to serious consequences. What you need to know to not be in a terrible situation? How to escape if you still fell through the ice? And how to help a drowning person?
8 rules that protect against “failure”
Having decided to go skating or fishing, do not rush to go on the ice. Initially, you need to test it for strength. Do not forget that the ice can be fraught with serious danger. Continue reading
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 is an approximate algorithm of actions for intoxication when the patient is conscious.
Remove ethanol from the stomach (ethanol) Continue reading
How shock develops
Toxins produced by streptococcus A and Staphylococcus aureus, the most pathogenic species of these microorganisms, cause shock. In general, these bacteria in many live in the environment and in the human body: on the skin, mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract – and do not bring much harm. But under favorable conditions, bacteria begin to multiply actively, causing such well-known diseases as angina or furunculosis. As a rule, the human immune system resists these pathogens quite successfully. Continue reading