The common medical mistakes in those movies

1. Non-key characters in the movie all die too fast. If you are shot in the trunk, stabbed in the stomach and wiped out your neck, you will not be able to move immediately. If this is the case, many people in reality do not need to be rescued. In fact? Death from trauma is a rather tangled process. The only injuries that can really make people stiff immediately are those that hurt the brain or spinal cord, such as head shots, beheadings and spinal cord amputations (hanging, twisting the neck). As for neck wiping, the trachea and carotid artery are seriously injured. Even if one cannot breathe, one will not die immediately. Otherwise, how can we hold our breath? Read More …

Formula for Calculating Baby Weight

I often see novice mothers asking if their baby’s weight is normal. Too fat or too thin, parents do not have a reference standard. So, for babies of all ages, what kind of weight is normal? You can refer to the following calculation formula to calculate by yourself: Babies within 6 months: weight (kg) = birth weight (kg) + age × 0.6; Babies aged 7 ~ 23 months: weight (kg) = birth weight (kg) + age × 0.5; Babies aged 2 ~ 7: weight (kg) = age × 2 +8. Generally, it is within the range of standard weight ± standard weight × 10%. Exceeding [standard weight + standard weight × 20%] is mild obesity; Exceeding [standard weight + standard Read More …

Nine Things Should Be Knowing When Doing Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Magnetic resonance imaging has become an increasingly common examination method in hospitals, but the first time you do it, you are always afraid. Sometimes doctors may forget to tell you what to pay attention to and have not had time to ask. At this time, they feel somewhat uneasy. However, knowing the following nine things is no big problem. 1. There was a lot of noise during the inspection. You may hear a lot of noise, like a percussion drill in construction, with a volume of 82-118 decibels, so it is best to wear earplugs in advance. Some people, especially children, may be frightened, so they need to take sedatives to be examined quietly. 2. The examination time may be Read More …

The list of wise choices issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released two [wise choices] lists of 10 items, listing common unnecessary examinations and treatments in pediatrics. (1) Obvious viral infectious respiratory diseases (sinusitis, Pharyngitis, bronchitis) should not use antibacterial drugs. (2) Cough medicine and cold medicine should not be prescribed or recommended for respiratory diseases in children under 4 years old. (3) CT scan is not necessary for immediate evaluation of mild head trauma. According to the Clinical Observation/Pediatric Emergency Nursing Applied Research Network Standard (PECARN), To determine whether imaging examination is needed. (4) Neuroimaging is not necessary for simple thermal epilepsy (CT, MRI examination. (5) CT scans are not necessary in routine abdominal pain assessment. (6) Do not use large doses of dexamethasone Read More …

7 Common Medication Errors

According to a recent survey by Lloyds Pharmacy, 46 percent of patients do not take their medicines correctly. [It is estimated that 10 percent of hospitalizations are due to incorrect medication,] said Sultan Dajeni, an expert at the Royal Institute of Medicine Experts such as Dr. Sandipp Barajan, a rheumatologist at the Stabash Hospital in the UK, Paul Litter, a professor at the Primary Health Care Research Department of the University of Southampton in the UK, Nitin Marcartier, a pharmacist at Lloyds Pharmacy in the UK, and Sunil Kochha, a pharmacist at the Pharmacist Information Network, summarized the seven most common mistakes in taking medicine. I. Tablets Break and Take The structure of dosage forms such as sustained-release tablets can Read More …

How should I register to a big hospital?

When we go to a big hospital to see a doctor, sometimes we are always confused by the names of the departments everywhere in Linglang. It is also a common occurrence to hang up the wrong number. It is very difficult to hang up the number, but the doctor tells you to hang up other departments. Are the departments of these hospitals divided by how, and do ordinary people want how to identify them? Different hospitals have different themes, even if they are general hospitals, due to differences in concepts, there will also be some differences. Also has a great relationship with the distribution of its subject leaders. The top level of the same field in this hospital may lead Read More …

Why do ambulances always arrive late at the time of first aid?

Recently, in a number of first aid-related incidents, the parties complained about the delay in the arrival of the ambulance. Incident 1: In Shanghai, drunks called 120. After the ambulance arrived, a group of drinkers thought the ambulance arrived too late and beat the emergency personnel with plank bricks and sticks. Incident 2: In Shenzhen, a young man suddenly twitched and suffered cardiac arrest at a subway station. The ambulance drove out within one minute after receiving the call for help and arrived at the scene in 12 minutes. The rescue lasted for about half an hour. Finally, the rescue was ineffective and he died! Family members questioned the arrival of the 120 ambulance too late. Incident 3: Doctor 120 Read More …

53 Common Diseases Not Need Infusion Treatment in Outpatient and Emergency Department

Not every time you get sick, you need infusion. The principle of medication advocated by the World Health Organization is [no injection if you can take it orally, no intravenous injection if you can inject it intramuscularly]. However, in contrast, in China, infusion rooms are always crowded. There are doctors’ lack of awareness and helplessness when patients are forced to ask for infusion. Not long ago, Anhui Provincial Health Bureau issued a notice on strengthening the management of intravenous infusion. The annex lists 53 common diseases that do not require infusion. I hope you can understand. I. Internal Medicine 1. Upper respiratory tract infection: common cold, viral pharyngolaryngitis 2. Acute tracheobronchitis with body temperature below 38 ℃ 3. Bronchiectasis without Read More …

Teach you how to dial 120 correctly

Emergency phone 120, Many people know this number. Dial 120 is the easiest and quickest way to call for help to the emergency center. The emergency department of the hospital is open 24 hours a day, After receiving the assignment from the 120 center, it is necessary to drive, even if it is a fake case reported by boring drunks. However, during my working hours in the emergency department in the past few months, I found that many people still do not quite understand the meaning and usage of this 120 phone. In most cities in China, The 120 you called is only a service center. The wiring staff (who may have some medical knowledge and background) will simply ask Read More …