10 most amazing medical records
• 10 of the most incredible medical records
Amazing stories do not happen only in the medical series. Here are ten of the most fantastic documented medical records.
The highest body temperature was recorded in 1980, Willie Jones of Atlanta (USA). The reason for hospitalization was heatstroke. Body temperature was found to be 46 and 5 ° C. From the hospital, Will Jones was discharged after 24 days.
The lowest in the world of body temperature - 14, 2 ° C was recorded February 23, 1994 at the 2-year-old Canadian girl Carly Kozolofski, who spent six hours on the cold at a temperature of -22 ° C. The child was rescued.
The oldest person subjected to surgery, was James Henry Brett-ml. Houston (USA). He was 111 years and 105 days when he underwent a successful operation on his hip.
The largest number of tablets received K. Kilner of Zimbabwe. In the 21 years of treatment with 9 June 1967 to 19 June 1988, he received 565,939 pills.
Most injections were made Samuel Davidson from the UK - 78,900 insulin injections.
Record the amount of blood needed during surgery 50-year-old Warren Dzhirichu Chicago hemophilia. In December 1970, during the heart surgery he 2400 donor units (1080 liters) of blood were transfused.
From 1954 till 1994, Charles Jensen of the United States was made 970 operations to remove tumors.
In the ten years from 1979 to 1989, eight out of ten large joints Norma Uikvayr (USA), suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, have been replaced by artificial.
the longest cardiac arrest survived fisherman Ian Revsdal from Norway after the winter fell overboard in the Bergen area. Due to hypothermia his heart stopped beating for four hours.
As a result of the disaster at the races, "Formula 1" Briton David Purley in July 1977 received 29 fractures and dislocation 3, and his heart stopped at the hospital six times. Having recovered, he continued to act in racing. David Purley died July 2, 1985, when his plane crashed into the sea near Bognor Regis.