ARTICOLI CORRELATI

Cyanide poisoning and derivatives

Cyanide ranks first as a pesticide, but it is not the only way through which you can poison yourself. Organic cyanides are highly toxic if ingested. These salts can also

Thoracic injuries: what to do?

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

Emesis in case of poisoning

Despite the lavender gastric is undeniably useful, it has many features reminiscent of a barbarian assault, so it is best to avoid using this method with the young children. When

Exposure to chemicals

A corrosive substance can damage tissue within minutes, so it is very important to remove it quickly. What to do? First, immediately call for an ambulance. If the chemical remains

Forced diuresis during poisoning

Once a toxic agent has distributed into the tissues and organs of the patient, the harmful action will continue to persist until an antidote to it Will neutralize. Obviously,

Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy

Coagulopathy is related to different clinical pictures, involving the activation of the process of coagulation resulting in thrombus deposition in the microcircle and consumption of coagulation factors and platelets.

Metals and metalloids: thallium

Although thallium comes used in industry does not appear to create employment risks. The action of the thallium at the biochemical level is not yet known and all we can

Magnetic resonance imaging

MRI is a radiological method that is based on the physics of magnetic fields and allows us to visualize the inside of our bodies without performing surgery or administering ionizing

Epileptic seizure: what to do?

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

Kawasaki syndrome and disease

sindrome-Kawasaki

Kawasaki syndrome is a disease also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome. It is a vasculitis, sometimes affecting coronary arteries, that tends to occur in infants and children between 1 year and 8 years of age. The most common symptoms are anorexia, hyperemia, oropharyngeal erythema, strawberry tongue, erythematous eruptions, hardening of the hands and feet, desquamation of the fingertips, arthritis, and meningism.

Which are the immediate procedures?

In case of cardiac involvement, it is necessary to maintain respiration and hydrate by fluid infusion. Laboratory tests to be performed are CBC + formula + PLT, ESR, urine, blood glucose, azotemia, electrolytes, Ca, Mg, cratinemia, ECG.

In addition, it is necessary to monitor the patient with a variety of tests, such as echocardiography, scintigraphy, and other laboratory tests.

Source: Mediserve‘s Medical Emergencies in Pediatrics.

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