What to do when mushroom poisoning
Going to the forest for mushrooms is a favorite hobby in our country. Collecting mushrooms - and rest, and relaxation, and stress relief, and a good help to the family…

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First aid: how to massage the heart and artificial respiration
There are situations when your competent and precise actions can save a human life. If you see that a person has lost consciousness, his breath is not bugged, immediately call…

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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:…

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What operations should not be done in the summer

In the summer, as a rule, many take a vacation. Someone goes to rest on the resort, someone prefers the summer cottage, some are going to make repairs at home. Well, there are people who decide to take care of their health in the summer and, for example, to finally do the necessary operation.

Is this solution correct? Should I plan a serious treatment for the summer?

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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 seems that everyone knows this: poured iodine or alcohol, glued a plaster or tied up with a bandage – and everything is in order.

In reality, the situation is a little different. If you improperly treat a wound or abrasion, it will hurt and heal longer, an ugly scar will remain after it, and serious complications are also possible. Continue reading

Is it true that anesthesia is harmful to the body?

The term “anesthesia” has a terrifying effect on many people. After all, it completely deprives a person of the ability to control himself. Perhaps that is why there are a lot of various rumors about him. Which of them is true, and what is a myth? And what is the harm of anesthesia?

What is anesthesia?
Anesthesia is the state of inhibition of the central nervous system, the main goal of which is to achieve pain relief. Doctors achieve this effect with the help of special preparations – anesthetics. Continue reading

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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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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Toxic shock syndrome
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…

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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…

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