It is not easy for a person far from medicine to decide to give an injection to a patient in need of emergency care. However, there are situations when it is necessary to overcome doubts and fear in order to help a loved one in time. To do this, you need to learn a few simple recommendations.
For adults, it is better to take a 5 ml syringe, regardless of the amount of drug administered. This is due to the fact that in smaller syringes, the needle is shorter and the medicine may not enter the muscle, but under the skin, which is not always effective.
2 ml syringes are suitable for children and thin people. To disinfect, you will need alcohol and cotton or injection wipes.
Injectable medications are usually sold as a ready-made solution or as a powder. In this case, you will additionally need the solvent indicated in the annotation to the drug. Continue reading
Heartburn (sensation of heat, burning behind the sternum or in the epigastric region) occurs most often as a result of throwing acidic gastric contents into the esophagus, where the reaction of the medium is slightly alkaline.
Heartburn is one of the most common manifestations of diseases of the digestive system: esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. In 60-80% of cases, it accompanies peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum, chronic gastritis with increased secretory function. Continue reading
With the advent of summer, patients are increasingly turning to the clinic, worried that sun exposure causes skin rashes, itching, headache, nausea, weakness, fluctuations in blood pressure, dizziness. Many are surprised: they used to sunbathe before, but there was nothing of the kind … Why?
Before answering this question, I recall that although ultraviolet rays penetrate only into the surface layers of the skin, they have a pronounced local and general effect on the body. In small doses, they stimulate blood formation processes, the production of enzymes, antibodies, and activate immunobiological processes. These properties of ultraviolet rays have long been widely used for the prevention and treatment of many diseases. Continue reading