sudden cardiac death

Sudden Cardiac Death

Sudden cardiac death is an asystole or ventricular fibrillation that occurred against the background of the absence of symptoms in the anamnesis indicating coronary pathology. The main manifestations include lack of breathing, blood pressure, pulse on the main vessels, dilation of the pupils, lack of reaction to light and any types of reflex activity, marbling…

alcoholic delirium

Alcoholic Delirium

Alcoholic delirium is a metal-alcohol psychosis that occurs a few days after a sharp withdrawal of alcohol. It is more often observed in patients with stage II and III alcoholism. Accompanied by impaired consciousness, visual, auditory and tactile illusions and hallucinations. It is characterized by a gradual onset with harbingers in the form of anxiety,…

Addisonian Crisis

Addisonian Crisis

Addisonian crisis is a severe endocrine disorder that develops as a result of a sudden pronounced decrease or absolute cessation of hormone synthesis by the adrenal cortex. It is manifested by adynamia, decreased blood pressure, loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, acetone smell from the mouth, acetonuria, convulsions. In severe cases, dehydration, collapse, confusion,…

abdominal compartment syndrome

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Abdominal compartment syndrome is a complex of pathological changes that occur against the background of a persistent increase in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) and cause the development of multiple organ failure. It is observed after operations, with severe injuries and diseases of the abdominal cavity, retroperitoneal space, less often – with extraabdominal pathology. It is manifested…

TRALI

TRALI

TRALI is an acute lung injury that occurred within 6 hours after transfusion of blood or its components, for example, freshly frozen plasma, erythrocyte or platelet mass. The clinical picture consists of symptoms of acute respiratory failure – shortness of breath, cough with the discharge of foamy sputum, arterial hypotension. Sometimes hyperthermia is observed. The…

Pfizer's Omicron Tablet works

Pfizer’s Omicron Tablet works

The pharmaceutical company Pfizer boasted impressive results of observations that show that the medicine for home use against coronavirus is also effective against the Omicron strain. These pills reduce the risk of death or hospitalization due to COVID-19 by 89%. Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has stated that its unique tablets for home use against coronavirus also…