What is an Interventional Radiologist?

Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/hospital-equipment-medicine-patient-3098683/ Controlled use of radioactive isotopes has improved medical diagnosis and disease treatment. Interventional radiologist are doctors who use radiation to cure diseases. Before, many conditions were treated with very long and disturbing medical operation, but with the technological improvements, many of those conditions can be cured using non-surgical methods with a reduced cost, … Continue reading What is an Interventional Radiologist?

Controlled Hypothermia in Clinical Settings

Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/doctor-physician-surgery-operation-79579/ OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology What do you call the condition when the body temperature is abnormally low? The human body takes part in coordinating the physiological processes to maintain its internal temperature. When the temperature of the body becomes abnormally low, the body experiences a condition called hypothermia. Sometimes, forcing the body to … Continue reading Controlled Hypothermia in Clinical Settings

Basics of the Skeletal System

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology The skeletal system functions as a support and protection, body movement, storage for minerals, and formed element production. The organs that compose the skeletal system includes bones, ligaments, cartilages and joints. A soft connective tissue called bone marrow fills the interior of a bone. There are … Continue reading Basics of the Skeletal System

Common Sites for Pressure Ulcers

Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/care-hospital-room-bed-new-928653/ Pressure ulcers are commonly known as bedsores which is caused by prolonged pressure on the skin and damages the underlying tissues. Most pressure ulcers develop on the skin covering a bony part of the body. For premed and prenursing students, the following are the bony areas of the body that pressure ulcers are … Continue reading Common Sites for Pressure Ulcers

Clinical/Medical Relevance of Some Human Body Landmarks

Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/body-people-lifestyle-person-2703405/ The following is a list of human body landmarks and how each area is used in a clinical or medical settings. clavicle - this body feature is used to locate the subclavian vein which a central intravenous catheter can be inserted xiphoid process - this body feature is used for positioning the stethoscope … Continue reading Clinical/Medical Relevance of Some Human Body Landmarks

Composition of Human Semen

Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/sperium-cum-sperm-winner-first-2505952/ The main component of semen are the sperms and about 80 million spermatozoa can be found in a milliliter of semen. Some properties of semen are as follows: Color: Opalescent White pH: 7.35 to 7.50 Specific Gravity: 1.028 There are many other components of semen which can be classified according to its site … Continue reading Composition of Human Semen