Surgery: Signs and symptoms of intracranial haemorrhage
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Intracranial hemorrhage is the bleeding that tends to occur within the skull and the bleeding can occur either outside the brain matter or else within the brain. Being probably the most complex organ in the body, the brain can react in different presentations when it...
Should Smokers and the Obese be Denied Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
By: Robert W. McDonald
The question of whether or not smokers and the obese should be arbitrarily denied coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) must be answered as “no.” I will defend this opinion by first assuming that access to health care is a fundamental right. By...
The benefits of early mobilization following surgery
By: John Green - 555922
The physiological stress applied to the body during surgery can cause great complications. The patient is in a decreased physical state andthis poses risk and harm to the tissues of the body and the organ systems. Great research has been emphasized on the effects of...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Sinuses and its function: Sinuses are cavities filled with air within the skull bone and it is lined by a glandular epithelium known as the ‘mucosa’. These lining tissues will contain many glands which secrete mucus and it will drain into the nasal cavity...
What is sinus surgery?
By: Marcus Wong
Most chronic sinusitis patients may resort to invasive sinus surgery after having been on prescribed medication for many years and found them to be ineffective. For those who constantly from recurrent sinusitis, sinus surgery is also recommended although as a last resort. Acute sinusitis and...
What is laparoscopic surgery?
By: Norman Flynn
A laparoscopic gallbladder surgery is done with patient suffering with gallstone that formed, obstructing the flow of bile and leading to attacks that will cause severe agony and pain. With the invention of the laparoscopic process, the surgery can now be performed thru a couple...
Surgery: Indications of post-op bleeding
By: John Green - 555922
Any surgical procedure comes with risks, including bleeding. Many factors play into the risk of bleeding post-operativley, including the severity, location, type, and planning of the surgery, and planning or pre-operative interventions. The risk of post-op bleeding goes down the better the pre-op planning is...
How to get approved for lap-band surgery
By: Rodolfo N. Lentejas, Jr.
Based on the statistics released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on obesity, it states that more than one billion adults around the world are suffering from excessive weight. Obesity tends to make a person insecure about his physical appearance, not to mention that it...
Is gastric bypass surgery safe for people with lupus
By: Rodolfo N. Lentejas, Jr.
What is a Gastric Bypass? Gastric Bypass surgery is a commonly known weight loss procedure designed for people who are suffering from excessive weight or morbid obesity, especially for individuals who have undergone normal measures of losing weight but have failed. This surgical procedure changes...
Health Care and Societys Obsession with Fast Food
By: Ramp Worm
From the statistics I have read, and the data suggests, the smokers and obese are sucking up the social resources we have in place for the unfortunates in our society. I just do not feel that it gives out the right message that society will...

 

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