If we are talking about the treatment of lung diseases, from the common cold, infections influenza virus after food poisoning, as a rule, it is possible not only to treat the patient in the house, but, on the contrary, it is advisable in many cases. Your journey in the ambulance, clinics of urgent assistance, and even just in the doctor’s office may mean that bear the additional costs could mean refusal of emotional stress and physical exertion of a person who already feels bad, and may reveal the patient and healthy members of the family, like many viruses and bacteria often found in hospitals and other medical institutions.
Before going to ER at the first sign of illness, try to evaluate your symptoms or the symptoms are members of your family or friend, whom you help. Abdominal cramps and transient diarrhea may indicate a slight case of food poisoning that does not require treatment other than spoczynkiem and nawodnieniem. Pain in the abdomen and chest, accompanied by fever and chills may indicate the presence of enterowirusa, which, however, should not be underestimated. Temperature Fahrenheit to 102 degrees, which the child is within an hour or two may seem scary, but heat Fahrenheit to 100 degrees, which affects the adult within 48 hours is likely to be more severe issue. ( Fever for dziecimają, as a rule, much higher than adult fevers; these higher temperatures does not necessarily indicate a more serious medical problem).
Pay attention to the size and persistence of symptoms is the best way to tell if there is enough home care for children or need professional medical intervention. (In case of doubt it should, however, allow the professionals to assess the patient and immediately contact the hospital, clinic or doctor).
To control yourself or persons under Your guardianship involves a visual assessment of skin color, whiteness of the tongue. This includes paying attention to a person’s ability to eat food and drinking water , and this means that the study of their cognition, energy levels during sleep.
One of the best ways to create an assessment of human health is regular intake of its temperature during illness and even after the disappearance of symptoms. Fever is one of the main methods of infection control, and knowing how hard it is fighting the body, says a lot about human health.
The selection and use forehead thermometer
Forehead thermometer is often the best choice for the evaluation of fever of the patient. There are so many reasons, some of which deserves discussion. While for infants and babies thermometer rectal often the most accurate assessment tool, the use of this device can be uncomfortable for the parent or guardian and unpleasant for the child . Thermometers rektalne can also be uncomfortable to use on yourself or a friend, and not much more accurate to superlatywami.
Oral thermometers are usually accurate when they actually applied, but for every patient, especially for younger children, it can be difficult to maintain closed lips for a long time. Thermometer oral also requires the waiting time at a level at least fifteen minutes after taking any food or drink.
Thermometers-ear are not suitable for use with very young children who have smaller channels and may be inaccurate through the accumulation of wax in the ear of the user.
To provide a fast, convenient and unmistakably accurate estimate of the temperature of the patients at any age, the thermometer on the forehead is a great solution. These thermometers are called structural termometrami arterial temporal , because they use an infrared scanner to measure temperature of the temporal artery of the patient, which is located on the forehead, the least invasive method of quickly measuring the temperature of a person.
Many thermometers on the forehead using the system, marked in red, located in a green shade, when the temperature of the person is read in a normal zone and changes to red when it detects a fever. It can help the parents or guardian to quickly identify the underlying health status of its cargo. In order to create an in-depth evaluation of the welfare of the patient, the caregiver should note the exact temperature and register it.
Choosing the thermometer on the forehead, consider whether there is a better model of contactless whether you prefer a unit that eliminates the guesswork, position of the thermometer, but instead actually touches the patient’s head. Contactless units may have a bit more error, but will not Wake a sleeping child and minimizes the spread of germs.
When it came time to go to the doctor
If anybody, both adult and child experiencing a fever, which reaches a temperature of 104 degrees Celsius or above, time to seek medical help .
In the case of newborn children up to the third month fever, which reaches the degree of 100.5, overall rating and potential professional medical intervention. For children aged three to six months of temperature up to 101 degrees. And when entering into their years of youth and later, the child refers to the categories mentioned above 104 degrees. This means that if there are no other symptoms. People at any age need to be careful of fever, which appears, together with some other problems.
Fever, which is accompanied by a sore throat continuing longer than 24 hours, and potentially the reason-calls (or to go to the doctor). It is even more, if swallowing becomes difficult, and even impossible. Stiffness of the joints and extreme pain increase the need for further research.