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?
Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/doctor-physician-surgery-operation-79579/ OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology 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 become colder can be life-saving. Controlled hypothermia is an artificially induced hypothermia with … Continue reading Controlled Hypothermia in Clinical Settings
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
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
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
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
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Problems today run the complete scale from domestic to foreign of all kinds. Abortion, gun control, climate change, equal pay, immigration, minimum wage, terrorism, racism, you name it. Have you ever thought why can't we just get along and understand each other? Maybe we can by practicing open-mindedness. First, lets … Continue reading Be An Open-Minded Person
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com It's a normal day and you are walking in the mall with a friend when suddenly, a person near you clutches his chest and collapse. Just like that, you are in the middle of cardiac emergency. What should you do to help? AED stands for automated external defibrillator. Heart.org defines … Continue reading How To Use An AED?
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com We all know about human organ transplant. A surgeon replaces a failing organ with a healthy organ from another person. Sounds easy enough but the problem is that, human organs are always out of stock . So we turn our need to the other species in the evolutionary tree. Xenotransplantation, … Continue reading What is Xenotransplantation?
Photo by Vidal Balielo Jr. on Pexels.com Don't forge to join https://www.reddit.com/r/nursing/ The ECMO is a type of life support that serves as a substitute for the function of heart and lungs . It can provide the necessary oxygenation to the body while doctors perform the needed surgery such as heart or lung transplant to … Continue reading What is ECMO?