Drugs for treating and preventing illnesses come in different forms and are taken in different ways. However, they may not work or even become dangerous if taken incorrectly or mixed with certain medications. That’s why it is important to take them correctly to be sure they work.
Anesthesia coding requires a unique skill set. A major part of that is understanding how to use the Anesthesia section (00000) in the AMA CPT® code set. But there are times when you’ll need to extend beyond those anesthesia codes to ensure proper reporting of your services.
The spine and spinal cord together form one of the most vital neurological structures. A spine can go through a fracture, suffer an infection, can bend unusually or can suffer from a tumor or undergo bone changes that come with ageing.
The term stethoscope is derived from two Greek words; stethos (meaning chest) and scopos (meaning examination). Apart from being used by medical practitioners to hear the heart and chest sounds, the stethoscope is also used to listen to bowel sounds and blood flow noises within the veins and arteries.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the very dangerous virus that affects your liver. You are at a major risk of getting hepatitis C if you come into contact with the blood of an infected person. According to facts and figures, around 140 million people around the world are having hepatitis C virus and more than 50% of cases are still undiagnosed.
How many times have you seen a little kid listening to his or her heartbeat with a stethoscope? Using a stethoscope may seem simple enough, but there are proper steps to take in order to use it properly and to its fullest potential. Read on, and learn how to properly use a stethoscope.
Drug addiction is the most dangerous thing as it ruins the life of both, the druggist as well as his family members. The long use of drugs depreciates the health of the person along with mental weakness. It not only affects the person inhaling drugs but destroys his family too. So, it causes a big damage to the family and can’t be easily repaired.
Total hip replacement surgery involves the replacement of diseased cartilage and bone of the hip with artificial materials. The artificial component is made up of chromium, titanium cobalt and ceramic.
Bronchial Pneumonia is mostly known as Bronchopneumonia or Lobular Pneumonia. This is an ailment that causes the inflammatory infection in the alveolar sacs and makes breathing difficult.
If your doctor has recommended that you visit a pain center, the first thing you need to understa
The term ‘pain management’ describes various types of strategies and therapies that are available
We haven’t always had the privilege of having pain specialists staffing a pain clinic in the medi
Telemedicine is presenting new challenges for health care, as it continues to redefine it. Mayo Clinic is one of the pioneers in telemedicine. Its electronic intensive care unit, also known as eICU, is a key breakthrough. The setup here is different and rather cutting edge.
When one encounters painful sores or ulcer in the linings of the stomach or in the first parts of the small intestine or the duodenum, the condition is known as Peptic Ulcer. As far as its causes are concerned, there is no single reason behind the cause of the ulcer.