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Exercise-Induced Asthma

Exercised-induced asthma is asthma triggered by strenuous or extended physical exercise. Most people with chronic asthma are at greater risk for developing exercise-induced asthma. However, it is also possible for someone without chronic asthma to develop exercise-induced asthma. Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the bronchi of the lungs. Asthma attacks are usually triggered by […]

Preventing Joint Injuries

Joint injuries account for many sports-related injuries but it can also occur from everyday activities and to anyone, but can be managed by following PRICE. Joint injuries account for many sports-related injuries. Human joints allow people to move and perform daily activities. Joints are what allow humans to be motile. Because humans are motile throughout […]

Atelectasis

Atelectasis is one of the conditions affecting the lower respiratory tract. Many disorders affecting such as atelectasis are serious and are oftentimes very life-threatening because it primarily affects oxygenation at the airway  level, but specifically the alveolar level which is the workhorse of the gas exchange process. Individuals suffering with lower respiratory tract disorders require […]

Acquiring Tetanuscan be Perilous

As of 2011, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that there was an estimated 61, 000 deaths in less than five years. The case-fatality rate ranges from 10% to 90%, the highest rates found among infants and elderly. Each year, around one million cases occur worldwide, mostly in less developed countries. Tetanus is an infection […]

Nail Fungus Causes and Symptoms

Nail Fungus Also known as Onychomycosis or tinea unguium, nail fungus refers to a fungal infection of the nail and are one of the most common diseases associated with your nails. Nail fungus occurs mostly in toenails, but it doesn’t mean that fingernails are free from the infection. Causes of Nail Fungus Infections Microscopic organisms […]

How to Treat Motion Sickness

One of the common problems aroused by movement via the different transportation facilities or other sources is motion sickness. It is more common for people to get motion sickness while in a car, airplane, train or boat (commonly called seasickness). Generally, it is characterized by feeling queasy that may lead to several symptoms.It is often […]

Principles of Emergency Care: Assessment and Intervention

For the critically ill/injured patient classified as resuscitation, emergent and urgent in the triage category, prompt transfer, stabilization, and provision of critical treatment modalities are the main priorities of emergency care management.  Although treatment is initially started in the emergency department, the ongoing and more definitive care and treatment of the identified underlying problem is […]