Inhibit in Dictionary

From Latin to inhibit, to inhibit is a verb that refers to repress, restrain or contain. Whoever inhibits is responsible for moderating, tempering or stopping something. For example: “Mario tried to inhibit me with his words but I allowed him to spoil my presentation”, “The government decided to deploy police forces to try to inhibit the violent protests”, “The teacher tried to inhibit the students with threats of sanctions”, “I’m not going to be inhibited by the stares of a group of strangers.

Self-consciousness is usually associated with a limited behavior of a person due to shame or fear. An adolescent who often expresses himself with rudeness may become self-conscious when faced with an older person, and this can lead him to watch his vocabulary. In a similar sense, it is common for people who usually go around the house in their underwear to dress before receiving visitors, since they are inhibited by the idea of ​​being seen so uncovered.

According to DigoPaul, the concept is linked to the notion of inhibiting, which is defined as repressing or preventing the exercise of habits or powers. This means that inhibiting is generally associated with an external force, while self-consciousness is usually produced by an internal mechanism.

In some cases, however, the difference cannot be determined exactly. A man who plans to make a protest to his employer for lack of pay but is warned of possible dismissal if he continues with his attitude, may be inhibited by said threat (he represses his actions to avoid a greater evil) or inhibited (his action is alibi by his employer).

A hemorrhage is the leakage of blood through the vessels through which it must flow, and this entails a gradual loss that must be controlled before the situation becomes too complicated. The term restraint is also used in this context, as a synonym for braking, and there are a series of fundamental steps to achieve this:

* First, it is necessary to discover the part of the body affected by the wound to be able to locate the exact point of the hemorrhage and to be able to determine its class (which can be arterial, venous or capillary);
* apply direct pressure to the blood outlet for at least five minutes with a compress. It is important not to replace it if it becomes soaked with blood, but to place another on top of it, to prevent the clot that should begin to form from unraveling;
* If the bleeding cannot be controlled with the previous two steps, then it will be necessary to exert pressure on a point between the injury and the heart, to prevent blood from reaching the wound. This step is considered a measure indirect;
* Again, if the last tip does not give the expected result, you can try elevating the affected area above the level of the heart to see if gravity can reduce the bleeding.

Another way to inhibit a hemorrhage is to put ice in a bag or a clean piece of cloth and surround the affected part (this is known as cryotherapy). When an amputation occurs, it is necessary to act as follows:

* place a bandage about 5 cm from the wound;
* go around the member twice;
* tie a knot and place a stake on it;
* tie two more knots on the rod;
* rotate carefully until the bleeding stops;
* release and press again after about six minutes;

In this way we can inhibit bleeding; However, it is essential that we take the injured person to the nearest hospital in case he needs some type of suture or more specific treatment.