Anesthesia, anesthesia, intravenous and regional anesthesia, cerebrospinal anesthesia, general and local anesthesia, analgesia – what do all these terms mean?
Anesthesia comes from the Greek ἀναισθησία – without feeling, that is, it means loss of sensitivity – full or partial. Anesthesia is the elimination or reduction of pain. That is, in fact, anesthesia and analgesia are synonyms. Anesthesia can be local, general, regional. General anesthesia is called anesthesia.
Narcosis (general anesthesia)
With anesthesia, drugs are applied to the brain, as a result, the human consciousness turns off. Thanks to anesthesia, it is possible to perform the most complex operations with minimal risk to life. Continue reading
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is the action performed when the heart and breathing stop in order to bring the victim back to life.
Why is it important to know the basic rules and techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, even if you are not a medical professional?
About 80% of cases of sudden cardiac arrest occur outside medical facilities when there is no specialist nearby who is ready to provide qualified assistance. Severe brain damage begins within 4 minutes after cardiac arrest, so more than 90% of these cases are fatal even before the arrival of doctors. Whether a person who is in trouble will live will often depend on his relatives and relatives. Continue reading
A cup of aromatic coffee raises the mood, gives vitality, increases attention. A tasty drink, if not abused, does not harm the body. Alcohol, on the contrary, allows you to relax. What happens when these drinks are combined? Can I use caffeine before, during, and after drinking alcohol? What are the consequences of such a combination?
The combination of coffee and alcohol: harm or benefit
People say that coffee helps to avoid intoxication, and if necessary, can quickly sober up. Scientists have completely refuted such a myth. In addition, they revealed tremendous damage to the body, with a combination of coffee and alcohol. Continue reading
Moles, birthmarks, nevi – all these are the names of benign formations on the skin that can be congenital or appear during a person’s life. Moles can be located everywhere, even on the mucous membranes, have a different shape and color. Moles themselves do not affect health in any way, and their treatment is not required. An exception may be very large nevi, which cause a person certain inconvenience or disfigure his appearance. In this case, they are recommended to be removed. The danger of moles lies in the possibility of their degeneration into a malignant formation.
Which moles are dangerous
But not all nevi are prone to malignancy. In medicine, moles are divided into melanomas and Continue reading
Older people remember that in childhood, with bruises or colds, mothers painted a grid on their body with iodine. And today, many have not refused such treatment. And what helps (and does it help) iodine grid? In what cases can it be useful?
The most common way to use iodine is to treat the skin around the wound, cut. In this way, the injuries are disinfected so that pathogens do not penetrate the wound.
However, iodine has other remarkable properties: it
heals wounds; Continue reading