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Cramp in water

A cramp in the water is any bather’s biggest fear. This is especially dangerous if the spasm overtook you far from the coast, then fear and panic are added to the pain. Even an experienced swimmer can get confused in such a situation, and an unprepared person can go to the bottom altogether. What is …

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Carbon monoxide poisoning

Signs of carbon monoxide poisoningCarbon monoxide (CO) is released during incomplete combustion of fuel, as well as any other organic matter. This gas is produced by combustion in an oxygen-deficient environment. In the open air, carbon monoxide dissipates quickly, while in closed rooms with a lack of oxygen, it can accumulate in large quantities. The …

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First aid for poisoning

Carbon monoxide poisoningCarbon monoxide poisoning is one of the most dangerous that a person encounters in life. This gas is colorless, odorless, and heavier than air. It spreads easily through obstacles, walls, windows, soil, and even respirators may not keep it from spreading. Carbon monoxide binds strongly to hemoglobin and attacks red blood cells. Normally, …

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Electric shock

It’s hard to imagine life without electricity in 2020. In today’s modern society, it provides everything in our life. We rely on it every day in the workplace when traveling and of course at home. Although most interactions with electricity occur without incident, electric shock can occur in any environment, including industrial and construction sites, …

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First aid for frostbite

Under the influence of cold, small vessels, capillaries narrow, and blood flow through their stops. This leads to tissue damage, and in severe frostbite, to their necrosis up to bones and joints. Unfortunately, in the most severe situations, frostbite can result in the amputation of fingers or limbs. Therefore, it is very important to quickly …

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Fainting

The brain depends on oxygen from the blood and glucose, an essential nutrient. Without an adequate supply of these substances, nerve cells do not receive the proper amount of energy, the work of the nervous system may suffer. If blood flow temporarily decreases, then the brain’s defense mechanism is activated, the nervous system takes available …

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