All patients with diphtheria, regardless of the severity of the condition, must be hospitalized in an infectious diseases hospital.
The treatment is as follows:
Diet – fortified, high-calorie, carefully cooked food.
Etiotropic therapy (that is, aimed at eliminating the cause of the disease) – the introduction of anti-diphtheria serum (PDS), the dose and number of times of administration depend on the severity and form of the disease. With a mild form, PDS is administered once intramuscularly in a dose of 20–40 thousand IU, with a moderate form – 50–80 thousand IU once or, if necessary, repeatedly in the same dose after 24 hours. When treating a severe form of the disease, the total dose increases to 90–120 thousand IU or even up to 150 thousand IU (infectious-toxic shock, DIC). In this case, 2/3 of the dose is administered immediately, and during the first day of hospitalization, 3/4 of the total dose should be administered. Continue reading
Older people remember that in childhood, with bruises or colds, mothers painted a grid on their body with iodine. And today, many have not refused such treatment. And what helps (and does it help) iodine grid? In what cases can it be useful?
The most common way to use iodine is to treat the skin around the wound, cut. In this way, the injuries are disinfected so that pathogens do not penetrate the wound.
However, iodine has other remarkable properties: it
relieves inflammation, penetrating into the depths of tissues and destroying pathogenic bacteria;
heats the tissue due to irritation of the skin receptors and increased blood circulation in the area of application. Continue reading
It’s hard not to get the idea of detox. On the one hand, it is practiced by many celebrities: Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek. They emphasize that, thanks to detox, they look and feel good.
On the other hand, constant fatigue, chronic fatigue, skin problems (and many other things) are inextricably linked with toxins that overwhelm the human body. It is not surprising that the only chance to gain health and joy from life is purification. But is it? It’s time to find out the whole truth about detox.
What is detox?
A few years ago, a methodology for getting rid of toxins and toxins from the body was popularized around the world. She promised to improve the body, guaranteed weight loss and assured of rejuvenation. This method is called detox. Continue reading