Polycystic ovary syndrome

Interesting Pcos case study

Click polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) to read more about PCOS, its symptoms, treatment and management. This is a post discussing a pcos case study. Pcos case study The nurse’s initial review read “G3, P0+2, A0.” It was a form of medical shorthand used to summarize parity– a woman’s “reproductive career”. In this case it meant …

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stages of kidney disease

Kidney Disease

To know about kidney diseases, it would be easier if we knew about the kidneys first. About the kidneys The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located behind your abdominal cavity. They work together to achieve their objectives and when one kidney’s function is impaired, the other kidney usually compensates for it and does most of …

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Why give vitamin k to newborns

Haemorrhagic Disease Of The New-born- A case study

  What is Haemorrhagic Disease Of The New-born? Haemorrhagic Disease Of The New-born is when a baby starts having uncontrollable bleeding from multiple sites, such as the umbilical stump, nostrils, gums, injection sites, and circumcision sites. And if care is not taken, the baby could exsanguinate [bleed out and die]. You see, Vitamin K is …

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Dialysis

Dialysis in Nigeria: 2 types and costs

Keen to know what dialysis means, cost of dialysis in Nigeria, types of dialysis, you are in the right place. What is the meaning of dialysis? Dialysis is the process by which waste products and excess water are filtered from the body. There are two types: Peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis. Haemodialysis is more readily available …

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why you should not ignore pain

Why you should not ignore pain

Do you know why you should not ignore pain when felt from any part of your body? Pain is often an indicator of an underlying tissue injury. It is mostly what draws the patient’s attention to an ongoing internal damage, early enough for him to seek help and hence get prompt intervention. Pain is thus …

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yellow fever vaccine

Yellow fever

Yellow fever is a disease that causes fever and yellowness of the white part of the eyes. It is caused by a virus which enters the human body through the bite of a specific type of mosquito called Aedes egypti species. This is different from the mosquito whose bite causes malaria- female anopheles mosquito. Yellow …

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what to eat while pregnant

What to eat while pregnant and what to avoid

Want to know what to eat while pregnant and what to avoid, you are in the right place. One of the most famed symptoms of pregnancy is the craving for foods that you otherwise wouldn’t have been interested in. There have been women who enjoy the taste of pickles and peanut butter and others who …

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