First aid for stroke

Author: Emergency Doctor Deryushev A.N.

A stroke is a violation of cerebral circulation. Arteries supplying blood to the brain can become blocked, and then an ischemic stroke occurs, or the artery can rupture and this is a hemorrhagic stroke.

First aid for bleeding and injury

Author: Emergency Doctor Deryushev A.N.

At home and at work, on the street and in the apartment, you can always face injuries that are accompanied by bleeding. In medicine, it is customary to divide the bleeding into capillary (with minor injuries, cuts, scratches), when the smallest vessels are damaged - capillaries, venous - with vein damage (in the figure under “b”). These bleeding can already be serious and cause acute blood loss, even with the threat of life!

First aid for bleeding

Author: Emergency Doctor Deryushev A.N.

First aid for bleeding covers not only first aid for bleeding and wounds, but also fractures, including closed injuries. The medical definition of injury sounds like this - this is a sudden impact on the body of an external object that causes anatomical and functional impairment.

First aid for arrhythmia

author: emergency doctor Saturday A.A.

Each of us periodically during physical exertion or after them, sometimes with complete rest during sleep, there are sensations in the region of the heart in the form of interruptions, fading, rapid heartbeat. This does not necessarily mean that there is any heart disease. Even in healthy people there are interruptions in the heart, but this happens rarely and, as a rule, does not last long and goes away on its own.

Atypical resection of the lung

author: pulmonologist Maleva OV

Surgical operations on the lungs are performed to remove lung tissue, modified by irreversible painful processes. Some lung diseases cannot be cured otherwise than physically removing the focus of inflammation or tumor degeneration of the parenchyma and its surrounding structures. Highly qualified specialists are engaged in this work - thoracic surgeons, and the section of thoracic surgery is called “thoracic surgery”.

Bronchial Asthma Attack

Author: Emergency Doctor Deryushev A.N.

Bronchial asthma is a disease of the respiratory tract, it is based on chronic inflammation and hyperreactivity of the bronchi, with their obstruction. The disease manifests itself intermittent bouts of shortness of breath and choking.

Nursing process for lung abscess

author: pulmonologist Leonova T.V.

The duties of the nursing staff include a nursing examination, on the basis of which the patient’s problems are determined.

Inflammation of the pleura - causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

author: doctor Saplinov K.N.

The pleura is a sheath lining the surface of the lungs on one side, and on the other side lining the chest from the inside. As a result, between the sheets of pleura a small cavity is formed, which normally contains not a large amount of pleural fluid, which lubricates the surface of the pleura during pulmonary movements.

Pleurisy is the inflammation of the pleura. Fibrin deposits are formed on its surface, and an inflammatory fluid (exudate) accumulates in its cavity.

Causes of nosebleeds

Causes can be divided into local, nose-related and common, occurring in certain diseases of the body. Nasal bleeding frequency ranks first among spontaneous bleeding, and according to various sources, it makes up 3-5% of the total number of hospitalized in the ENT hospitals. Nasal bleeding often occurs suddenly and may be accompanied by significant blood loss.

Symptoms of internal bleeding

Author: Surgeon Denisov MM

In modern surgery, special attention is paid to internal bleeding. This is attributed to the fact that internal bleeding is much harder to diagnose than open. And that means that medical care may be delayed. Internal is called bleeding, characterized by the outpouring of blood into the body's natural cavities or artificially created spaces.

Depending on the amount of bleeding, there are three degrees of bleeding: moderate, moderate and severe.

Internal bleeding - causes, diagnosis, and treatment

author: traumatologist Usanov E.A.

Internal bleeding is called the exit of blood from the vascular bed into the lumen of a hollow organ or any of the body cavities.

Symptoms of gastric bleeding

Gastric bleeding today is an urgent problem of emergency surgery. Accelerated pace of life, stress, irregular and poor-quality nutrition, uncontrolled intake of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, banal vomiting can lead to such a terrible complication. Bleeding from the upper digestive tract is most often associated with peptic ulcer or duodenal ulcer. In older people, the frequency of bleeding increases due to the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

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