First Aid & Hospitals & Surgery : Health & Medical
Commentary on a study on whether personality type affects mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease, published August 2009 in the Archives of Surgery.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, can be used when a person's heartbeat or breathing has stopped due to a medical condition or accident, such as a heart attack or near-drowning. CPR can save someone's life by maintaining the flow of oxygenated blood to the brain and other vital organs until reg
Trench accidents leave victims buried alive under dirt, concrete or rubble. A rescuer's first impulse is to jump into the hole or trench and remove the trapped individual. But this just puts the rescuer at risk too. When a trench or holes collapse, it means that the sides are unstable. Before any re
Know your company's evacuation procedures.pompiers image by ataly from Fotolia.comEvacuation procedures for office buildings will vary depending on staff size, building size and the type of emergency that is requiring that the office be evacuated. However, there are evacuation procedures...
Finger splints can be anything from a makeshift DIY splint you make out of Popsicle sticks and medical tape to a modified contraption you buy from a drugstore or medical supplies office. No matter what type of splint your buy, the most important thing is getting the correct size. A splint that is
Recognizing the playful nature of children can affect the way that doctors relate to them.doctor and patient 3 image by Paul Moore from Fotolia.comPatient care treatment in the medical field can have a profound impact on a patient's recovery. The effects of patient care management bear on...
Ultrasonographic assessment of scrotal injuries is crucial, to evaluate testicular integrity and blood flow.
Natural disasters, such as floods, are those occurrences over which man has no control. Yet, the temptation to live on the water's edge outweighs the risks for people enchanted by oceans, lakes and rivers. While flooding can occur anywhere at any time, some geographical locations are more prone to f
Regardless of whether you're looking for a family physician or someone to perform a complicated or crucial surgery, trusting that you'll receive the best possible care is imperative when choosing a doctor. One way to do this is to make sure that your physician has not been successfully sued for medi
LASIK is a type of eye surgery used to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. With more than 90 percent of patients achieving 20/20 to 20/40 vision, LASIK eye surgery has a fairly successful history with a low rate of complications. However, there are risks with any surgery. Befo
What are the contraindications for laparoscopic cholecystectomy?
Surgical debridement to remove necrotic or infected tissue from chronic wounds can result in skin defects. Can bovine scaffolding help heal the defects?