Injuries and poisonings

Formaldehyde poisoning

Formaldehyde is a poisonous and at the same time very common chemical, namely a gas, the aqueous solution of which is known as formalin. 

Synovial chondromatosis of the joints

There are many diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue, and these include synovial chondromatosis, which is a lesion of the inner synovial membrane of the fibrous capsule of the joints (joint capsule) in the form of benign chondrogenic metaplasia.

Elbow dislocation treatment

Seeking medical attention is an important and necessary step that cannot be ignored. After all, dislocation requires mandatory reduction, and, moreover, this injury can be accompanied by other disorders - for example, a fracture or pinching of the ulnar nerve.

Elbow dislocation in adults and children

What is elbow dislocation and how is it treated? It is a violation of the anatomical articulation of the ulnar articular bones, such as the humerus, ulna and radius. Trauma is accompanied by capsular rupture, damage to the ligamentous apparatus, hematoma.

Copper poisoning

The pathogenesis of copper poisoning is associated with its physiological effect on the body. It plays an important role in the metabolic process, since it is part of most enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of proteins and carbohydrates. 

What to do with a hornet bite: first aid, how to smear

Each of us needs to know what to do when a hornet bites. Even at home, a person can be helped, which will significantly alleviate the condition, and prevent complications and serious consequences.

Hornet bite

Anyone who has been bitten by a hornet at least once will certainly wonder if a hornet bite is dangerous. Let's figure it out. So, a hornet bite has a number of adverse consequences. By itself, it is not dangerous, since the deadly poison is not injected directly during the bite, as, for example, happens with a snake bite.

First aid for a snake bite

The bite of an ordinary snake, which belongs to non-poisonous reptiles, is not life-threatening, but first aid for the bite of a poisonous snake, most often a viper, includes several rules aimed at slowing down the spread of poison, which, as a result, helps to reduce intoxication.

Paracetamol and alcohol: why joint use is dangerous?

Paracetamol refers to painkillers and antipyretic drugs, which is why it is taken for headaches, toothaches, menstrual periods, rheumatic pains, to alleviate a febrile state with flu and colds.

Poisoning with canned fish, meat and vegetables

Due to the use of any substandard food products, food intoxication may develop, but poisoning with fish, meat and vegetable canned food, in which the body is affected by the bacterial toxin contained in them, is of particular danger.


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