Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

  • A Guide to Treating Varicose Veins With Foam Sclerotherapy

    A lot of people who have varicose veins (i.e. swollen, enlarged veins) choose to undergo a procedure called 'foam sclerotherapy' to treat their condition. Read on to learn more about this treatment. What is involved in this procedure? This procedure involves injecting a foam into a person's vein. The foam is made up of a type of chemical called a sclerosant, which has been found to cause the tissue from which a vein is made to develop severe scarring and inflammation.

  • What to Expect in the Week Following Your Tonsil Removal Surgery

    When you or your child suffer from repeated bouts of tonsillitis, your ENT surgeon may decide it's best to remove them. Although this procedure will bring a lot of comfort in the long term, you will move through a period of noticeable changes in the week after your surgery takes place. Knowing more about them can make them less daunting. A sore throat Most patients will experience a sore throat following their tonsil removal surgery.

  • Over-the-Counter Medications That Every Store Could Benefit From

    When you're running a supermarket and trying to offer a broad selection of products, it's easy to overlook your health and beauty section. One area where you may fall short is over-the-counter medications. By aiming for private label pharmaceutical products, you can broaden your store's appeal and make over-the-counter medications more affordable for those who shop there. Paracetamol As one of the most popular over-the-counter pain medications out there, paracetamol is appropriate for lots of different ages.

  • 2 Essential Actions When Delivering Home Health Care

    If you are training to be a health professional who will conduct a home visit to deliver personal care to your clients, it is essential that you understand the actions you need to take to ensure they receive the best level of care. Read on to find out more. Carry Out Regular Reviews of the Care Plan Each client should have a care plan that details their needs and the actions which have been agreed on to provide the necessary level of care.

  • What You Need to Know About Immunisation Before and During Pregnancy

    Immunisation is an extremely important part of antenatal care. You should be vaccinated against rubella and chickenpox before pregnancy and you should be immunised against the flu and whooping cough when you are pregnant. Rubella Many people are vaccinated against rubella when they are young. If you have not had the rubella vaccination, it is recommended that you are immunised before pregnancy. This is because if you are infected with rubella during pregnancy, your baby could suffer from severe health problems.

About Me

Dealing With Medical Emergencies and Conditions

Hello, my name is Peter and I live in Western Australia with my wife on our pet dogs. This is my blog which details how to deal with various medical emergencies and other conditions. Last year, several friends and members of my family suffered from various different kinds of medical problems. Some of them, such as my uncle had to be rushed to the hospital for immediate treatment that saved his life. Lots of my friends had minor problems which had a big impact on the quality of their lives. I take an active interest in first-aid and other medical matters so I decided to start this blog.