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These kinds of lesions can be of 2 types: pulmonary and chest wall. It is necessary to keep those affected by a chest injury while conscious, sitting or with head

Injury of the fingers and toes

FRACTURE/LUXATION For detect a fracture it is necessary for the patient to test the percussion, holding the fingers in full extension on a solid surface. Firmly strike the fingertips, and

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Anaphylactic shock is the acute allergic reaction to exposure to allergens to which the patient had become sensitized, leading to The rapid release of mediators from mast cells and basophils.

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Main types of poisoning: alcohol.

In the case of ethanol poisoning, the central effect is. strictly dose-dependent, with progression of brain structures more specialized. Methanol, on the other hand, exerts less depression on the system

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Lead abounds in nature as it is distributed over the earth by reaching the environment for extraction from natural deposits. Lead enters metabolism and interferes with normal heme synthesis. It

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The seizures are self-limiting and very often do not allow a rapid intervention. It is necessary, therefore, to keep some pointers in mind: Preventing lessons that the patient might unintentionally

Febrile convulsions

febbre

Le Febrile convulsions are seizures in the course of fever in a subject between 6 months old and 5 years old, who has no signs of acute brain affection or concomitant chronic. Symptoms present generalized tonic-like seizures, clonic or tonic-clonic. The duration is only a few minutes and rarely lasts for more than 30 minutes. Usually the child arrives at the hospital when the crisis seizure is over, so no urgent measures are needed to less than one recidivism.

Laboratory tests to be performed are blood glucose, calcemia, and electrolytes. Treatment performed only of seizure recurrence involves Diazepam rectally.

Source: Mediserve‘s Medical Emergencies in Pediatrics.

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