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Nitrous oxide – The drug of choice in the UK

Nitrous oxide – The drug of choice in the UK

Nitrous oxide – The drug of choice in the UK Nitrous oxide Nitrous Oxide (N2O), also known as «laughing gas», is a gas that; combined with oxygen it is used to reduce anxiety; It is usually used in dental treatments. It has no color or smell. The gas typically produces pleasurable sensations that can help the patient relax.   A… Leer más »Nitrous oxide – The drug of choice in the UK

International Health Related Days

International Health Related Days

International Health Related Days January January 1. Happy New Year! January 27. Holocaust Remembrance Day January 30. World day of the fight against leprosy February February 4. World Cancer Day February 6. International Day of Zero Tolerance on Female Genital Mutilation February 11. International Day of Women and Girls in Science February 13. World condom day February 14. World Congenital… Leer más »International Health Related Days

Breathing frequency

Breathing frequency

Breathing frequency The respiratory cycle includes an inspiration phase and an expiration phase. Respiratory rate (RR) is the number of times a person breathes per minute. It is recommended to carry out the RF control when the person is at rest and without being aware that we are controlling the RF; (so that in this way your breathing is natural).… Leer más »Breathing frequency

¿How to get health insurance as an immigrant in the United States?

¿How to get health insurance as an immigrant in the United States?

How to get health insurance as an immigrant in the United States I want to explain clearly what are the requirements to obtain health insurance as an immigrant in the United States; For this I have resorted to the website of info procedures usa, where the complete information on the procedures necessary to live or travel to the USA is… Leer más »¿How to get health insurance as an immigrant in the United States?

Difference between Brain Death, Coma and Vegetative State

Difference between Brain Death, Coma and Vegetative State

Difference between Brain Death, Coma and Vegetative State Brain death is often confused with other seemingly similar conditions, such as coma and vegetative state. The characteristics of each condition are described below. Brain death Brain death is the irreversible cessation of all brain functions, including the brainstem. A brain-dead person is dead, with no possibility of revival. Once the brain… Leer más »Difference between Brain Death, Coma and Vegetative State

Oxygen therapy devices

Oxygen therapy devices

Oxygen therapy devices Introduction There are different mechanisms to supply O2, each of them with precise indications and its own advantages and disadvantages. Oxygen therapy devices are understood as the interfaces that will carry oxygen from the source to the patient’s airway.   The device to be selected will depend on the characteristics and needs of the patient. It must… Leer más »Oxygen therapy devices

Bronchoaspiration in older adults

Bronchoaspiration in older adults

Bronchoaspiration in older adults ¿What happens to the patient? Bronchial aspiration consists of the accidental aspiration of solids or liquids through the airway. It can also occur in unconscious people or in babies so that the food is accumulated in the mouth and is carried towards the bronchial tubes at the time of inhaling what obstructs the respiratory tract. Causes… Leer más »Bronchoaspiration in older adults