Now that we have entered summer it seems kids are more prone to injuring themselves more than ever. I take it with the nice weather kids just become more of a daredevil and of course we do know sometimes things just happen ….right! Well, now is the best time to prepare for any injury. But, to be honest medical preparedness should be taken more serious regardless if it’s summer or not.
Image Credit Link What comes to mind when you first notice that you have developed a cough? You’re probably thinking that it’s the first sign of a cold and it very well could be, but actually, this is just one of the issues that cause coughing. If your cough disappears after a couple of days or even a few weeks, it may not be a major issue, and it will
Image Credit A serious health complication, a stroke is caused by the disruption of the blood flow to the brain. The magnitude of the stroke depends on the area of the brain which is affected by the stroke. There are various categories in which a stroke is divided as per its severity. Large stroke or large vessel stroke is one of them. A type of ischemic stroke, large vessel stroke
Image Credit Many people dread going to the doctor when they get sick. They often wish that there was a better way other than having to sit in a waiting room for long periods of time. Sometimes, medical situations can be taken care of in a much simpler way. There are urgent care facilities that handle mild medical cases without the long wait. They are not your doctor’s office, and
Image Credit Although most people believe that they have never used a pulse oximeter, almost all of us have throughout our lives. The small, pocket sized devices that nurses and physicians place on your fingertip at the beginning of every appointment is a pulse oximeter. So what are these tiny devices measuring? Pulse oximeters are used to measure blood oxygen saturation levels to ensure there is an adequate amount of
Image Credit Can you imagine working for three years straight with no vacation? Late nights, early mornings, meetings, and project due dates can begin to weigh on a person, no matter who you are. So when my cousin heard the words, “You have been working hard for so long. Take a paid vacation on us as a thank you. Three weeks: go enjoy some sun and your family,” I was
Image credit: Pixabay If you’re in the medical field, you’ve almost certainly heard of medical conferences, and even considered going to a few. Or perhaps you’ve already gone to some, but did not see the entire benefit of doing so. There are actually several good reasons that anyone connected to the medical field should attend conferences, and once you realize these reasons, going to conferences won’t seem so bad. You’ll