What is polypharmacy?
Polypharmacy is the appointment of several drugs at the same time. So the term is described in the “Small Medical Encyclopedia” M .: 1991-96. Often, the lists are impressive and unjustified. At the international level, there is no clear definition of how many drugs are considered polypharmacy.
By the order of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation of November 22, 2010 N 1022: On approval of the Procedure for the provision of honey. assistance to the population on the profile of “Clinical Pharmacology” given this definition. Polypharmacy is considered the simultaneous treatment of a patient with five or more drugs. With a course of treatment – the appointment of more than 10 drugs. You need to understand that even 2 drugs are already interacting with each other. The principle “the more the better” can upset the patient with adverse side effects. Continue reading
The first thing a woman hears after the birth of a child is numerous congratulations from family and friends. And the whole environment seems to impose a state of happiness on the young mother. But what if she experiences completely different emotions?
According to statistics from the World Health Organization, about 13% of women who give birth suffer from postpartum depression. Despite the fact that these figures indicate frequent cases of this disease, many mothers are embarrassed or afraid to discuss their feelings with others. Often, relatives do not even have time to understand that help is needed.
Fear for a child, disbelief in one’s own strength, contempt for oneself, loneliness are signals about something deeper and more dangerous, which can lead to tragic consequences. The main thing that a woman should do for the sake of her child is to take care of her own psychological comfort.
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Fibrinogen is a protein that is an effective indicator of the rate of blood clot formation. A fibrinogen blood test is used to detect abnormalities that can lead to thrombosis.
Most often, this type of study is prescribed to women both at the stage of pregnancy planning, and in each trimester.
Fibrinogen – what is it?
One of the protective functions of the body is the process of blood coagulation. After injury, blood clots begin to form in the blood vessels, blocking the blood flow. This reduces the risk of large blood loss.
In a normal state, fibrinogen is a colorless protein in blood cells. Due to wounds under the influence of enzymes, it is converted to fibrin. As a result, thin binder filaments appear that contribute to the fermentation and accumulation of blood clots. Continue reading