Dissolvable Sutures: An Innovative Approach To Suturing

Dissolvable Sutures: An Innovative Approach To Suturing

The name dissolvable suture is literal. Medical advancements have led to the invention of a type of suture that dissolves within the body over time and saves the patient from going through the trouble of removing the suture. Since these sutures have the ability to get dissolved, doctors use them for both external and internal wounds. This advantage over regular sutures makes them a more […]

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All You Need To Know About Chronic Dyspnea

All You Need To Know About Chronic Dyspnea

Dyspnea is the medical term for shortness of breath, sometimes described as ‘hunger for air’. It is a very uncomfortable feeling which may affect one’s ability to function normally for a while. The shortness of breath can range from mild and temporary to serious and long-lasting. If a person has been experiencing shortness of breath for over a month, the condition is called chronic dyspnea. […]

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Comprehending Indirect Ophthalmoscope: A valuable diagnostic tool for eye examinations

Comprehending Indirect Ophthalmoscope: A valuable diagnostic tool for eye examinations

An optical instrument used to inspect the fundus or back of the eye is known as an indirect ophthalmoscope. Also known as a binocular indirect ophthalmoscope, the device is worn on the examiner’s head or attached to spectacles at times. A stereoscopic image that is magnified by 2x to 5x times can be produced using the instrument that can help diagnose and treat retinal tears, […]

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Nebulizer Machine: Usage And Maintenance Tips To Follow

Nebulizer Machine: Usage And Maintenance Tips To Follow

Nebulizer machine is a device that changes liquid medication into vapours so that it is easy to inhale. It is very effective in inhaled treatments of lung diseases, like delivering asthma medication to infants, small children or anyone who has difficulty in using asthma inhalers. The machine works by pumping compressed air through the liquid to form a light mist, which can be breathed in […]

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12th May, International Nurses Day: Everything You Need To Know About

12th May, International Nurses Day: Everything You Need To Know About

1 The healthcare system around the world is comprised of doctors, healthcare workers, caretakers, and nurses alike. However, a lot often we forget to acknowledge their contribution to the healthcare world. To eradicate this difference, International Nurses Day is being celebrated all around the globe on 12th May every year. Undoubtedly, nurses play a significant role in fostering the healthcare system by working towards the […]

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Differences between direct and indirect ophthalmoscopes

Differences between direct and indirect ophthalmoscopes

Ophthalmoscopy, also referred to as fundoscopy is a test that allows the eye doctor or the ophthalmologist to examine the retina, the optic discs, and the blood vessels of the region. Ophthalmoscopy is undertaken in a routine exam at a family practitioner’s clinic or by an ophthalmologist to diagnose a number of eye diseases. It may also be undertaken if you suffer from a disease […]

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WORLD HEMOPHILIA DAY

WORLD HEMOPHILIA DAY

WORLD HEMOPHILIA DAY: RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT HEMOPHILIA AND OTHER BLEEDING DISORDERS Internationally celebrated on 17th April every year, World Hemophilia Day was first observed in the year 1963. It was started by the World Hemophilia Federation in an attempt to raise awareness about Hemophilia, a rare disorder in which blood doesn’t clot due to the absence of enough blood clotting proteins in the body. Hemophilia […]

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4 Conditions in which the Nebulizer is a Saviour

4 Conditions in which the Nebulizer is a Saviour

People experience various breathing complications that make their lives difficult. For faster and more effective results, it is important to treat most of these complications by administering the medication straight to the lungs. A nebulizer is a device that transforms water-based solutions into minute water droplets that can easily be inhaled. It is available in various portable sizes and can be used by both children […]

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The Relationship between Suction Catheters & Respiratory Diseases

The Relationship between Suction Catheters & Respiratory Diseases

Breathing can be hindered by several factors such as viral infections, collapse of the tracheal wall, abscesses in the throat or tonsils, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease etc. But sometimes the reason for this airway obstruction can be as simple as the buildup of debris in the chest cavity. It’s not very difficult to understand the root cause of the blockage; hence, preventive measures […]

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Life with Emphysema – What It Is and What to Change

Life with Emphysema – What It Is and What to Change

Emphysema is a chronic lung disease. It is one of the common chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) that cause extreme shortness of breath. It is a condition in which the air sacs or alveoli of the lungs are damaged and over time the condition worsens. The inner walls of the alveoli and the tissue between these sacs get damaged. This creates air pockets, but with […]

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