How to treat wounds and abrasions
Cuts, abrasions, scratches, wounds in everyday life are common. Especially often this happens with children, but adults are not immune from minor injuries. What to do in such cases? It…

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Sedatives - the benefits and risks
Almost 80% of Russians today live in constant stress, experts say [1]. Anxiety, irritability, irritability, chronic sleep disturbances are the most frequent manifestations of everyday psycho-emotional overload, with complaints to…

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What are nootropics and how do they work
Nootropic drugs today have been very popular. Nootropics have been taken not only on prescription, but also independently, to improve memory and attention. How justified and, most importantly, safe? What…

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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 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

What not to do with solar and thermal burns

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

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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How to recognize signs of heart failure
Heart failure annually takes many lives. Doctors believe that this pathology is leading among the causes of mortality in humans. In this case, doctors say that some tragedies can be…

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What not to do with solar and thermal burns
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…

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Surgery to remove the adenoids
Surgery to remove the adenoids is the most common surgical intervention in young children. But before talking about the operation itself, it is necessary to understand what adenoids are and…

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