First Aid & Hospitals & Surgery : Health & Medical
When you poison a non-player character (NPC) in "Assassin's Creed 2," the NPC staggers about and is unable to fight or walk properly. If you are quick on your feet, you can poison an NPC, then climb to a building above them to perform an air assassination, which involves leaping from a building or l
Find out more about a case of deep frostbite treated with both hyperbaric oxygen and thrombolytic therapies.
Why Salt Water?Salt water has long been considered a natural antiseptic and helps clean and sterilize open wounds. Although the famous expression "putting salt in the wound" has a negative connotation because salt tends to sting when placed in an open sore or cut, salt is beneficial in...
The objective of this study was to determine the number and trends over time of patients presenting to the ED for burn injury.
Leana S. Wen, MD, AAEM/RSA Secretary/Treasurer, interviews Robert McNamara, MD, former President of AAEM and current Professor and Chairman at Temple University.
CPR for infants and toddlers is similar to CPR for adults, but there are minor differences due to the size of the chest cavity and breathing rates. Infant CPR is for children ages 0 to 1 year. Child CPR is for children ages 1 to 8 years. For children over 8 years old, you can use adult CPR technique
What Are Transition Lenses?Transition lenses give eyeglasses the ability to change their tint level and adjust to the light that is available. They were designed to protect the eyes from harmful UV radiation and can be considered sunblock for the eyes. UVA and UVB rays are blocked 100%...
Drugs, medications, and supplements all have a potential propensity for causing an overdose or poisoning. A drug overdose or poisoning can be intentional or unintentional, depending on the situation and the person. Other factors in drug overdose or poisoning are people's sensitivity to various d
The Proactiv System is the No. 1-selling acne system in the world. The system is a three-step process which includes a cleanser, toner and lotion. Sometimes one product will run out before another. Unfortunately, Proactiv sells the products as a set only. Thankfully, you can purchase Proactiv Clean
Adapted from Gilman AG (2002). Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 10th ed., p. 1881. New York: McGraw - Hill. Numbers indicate the portion of blood saturated with carboxyhemoglobin (hemoglobin that has bonded with carbon monoxide instead of oxygen). ...
Heat exhaustion takes place when the body gets too hot and overheats. The part of the brain that controls hunger and thirst also regulates body temperature. This is called the hypothalamus. Sweating is typically the body's effort to cool itself. However, during extended periods of heat exposure,
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) training is in place to prepare healthcare providers to know what to do to help patients in emergencies. In addition, PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) specifically trains health workers how to treat children...
Emergencies take many forms and can happen at any time. They happen unexpectedly or at least with very short notice such as with the case of tornado or tsunami warnings. Making an emergency preparedness checklist can help you and your family organize emergency supplies for your home and vehicles, in
Can pharmacological enhancements safely and effectively reverse the effects of fatigue in doctors?
When the skin rubs against something, a friction burn results. Some people have burns from skin rubbing against skin or clothing, but others experience painful "carpet burns" or "court burns" from bare skin skidding across a surface. Although painful, these often do not pose a danger to the patient