Archive | October, 2015

Treating Severe Blood Loss

Treating Severe Blood Loss

Overview Blood is transported around the body in three core types of blood vessel: Arteries: Conveys blood under high compression away from the heart. Veins: Conveys blood under low pressure back to the heart. Capillaries: Conveys blood to the person’s tissues and cells, small and low pressures. Injuring an artery or even a vein can lead to severe […]

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How To Treat Alcohol Poisoning

Overview Consuming too much alcohol may sound like fun, but it can be lethal. Drinking too much alcohol that eventually makes you blackout is one symptom of alcohol poisoning, a deadly intake of alcohol that’s actually easy to treat if it’s discovered in time. There’s an old recommendation that one alcoholic drink every hour is […]

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Treating Breathing Problems

Overview Breathing complexity can vary from being short of breath, incapable of taking a deep breath, panting for air, or feeling like you are not receiving sufficient air. Causes There are several diverse causes for breathing troubles. Regular causes include: Anemia (low level of red blood cells) Asthma Being at an elevated height Blood coagulate […]

How To Treat A Snake Bite

Overview Snake bites can be lethal. It’s vital to respond quickly to bites and to call for medical assistance quickly. If in an isolated region, getting the casualty to a medical facility is imperative. North America is home to several different species of venomous snakes. The most common is the rattlesnake. Antivenin is available, but it […]