Pneumothorax (from the Greek “pneuma” – air and “thorax” – chest) – this is a pathology, consisting in the fact that air accumulates in the pleural cavity.
In order to better understand the mechanism of development of pneumothorax, it is necessary to imagine the anatomy of the lungs.
The pleura is the shell in which every lung is enclosed. We can say that the lung is surrounded by a kind of bag. In turn, the pleura is formed by two so-called leaves: visceral, or pulmonary, which is spliced with lung tissue, and parietal, external. Continue reading
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