COMMON CONDITIONS

Who qualifies to really have the TCu380A IUD?

Who qualifies to really have the TCu380A IUD?

Read Intrauterine devices (IUD) first. Lactating ladies or after delivery however, not after 4 weeks Ladies with liver disease, hepatitis or using medicines that affect the liver Women with breast tumor, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, background of ischemic cardiovascular disease, stroke or multiple risk elements for cardiovascular disease. Ladies with current deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism. Women who’ve had …

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Staging bladder cancer using the TNM system

Staging bladder cancer using the TNM system

Read Bladder Cancer First. T0 ; No tumor in specimen collected Tis ; Carcinoma in situ ( CIS) Ta: Noninvasive papillary carcinoma T1: Tumor invades lamina propria T2: Tumor invades muscle T2a: Invades superficial muscularis propria T2b: Invades deep muscularis propria T3: Tumor invades perivesical tissue T3a: Microscopic perivesical fat invasion T3b: Macroscopic perivesical fat invasion …

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What are some of the tests done in lung cancer?

What are some of the tests done in lung cancer?

Read lung cancer and How do those with lung cancer present first. The most important examination at the early stage is plain chest x-ray. Other tests include the endoscopic studies CT scan of the chest MRI of the chest Tissue biopsy ( done during the endoscopy) Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy A transbronchial needle aspiration: done via a special …

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Menopause : What is it and why do I need to know about it?

Menopause : What is it and why do I need to know about it?

You may have heard about another friend’s menopause stories but menopause is different for every woman. It is therefore important to be well informed about this third stage of life in a woman. It is a time of change. Change can be exciting, a bit scary….. BUT MENOPAUSE need not be scary. All the changes …

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Dating

Dating

Looking for someone? Dating is a kind of courtship, and could include any public activity undertaken by, typically, two people with the purpose of each assessing the other’s suitability as somebody in an intimate romantic relationship or as a partner. The word identifies the act of achieving and participating in some mutually arranged cultural activity. …

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Testing for Fertility in Men part two

Testing for Fertility in Men part two

Read Testing for Fertility in Men first. The semen liquefaction Semen analysis should begin with a simple inspection soon after liquefaction. This is done preferably at 30 minutes after ejaculation but no longer than one hour to prevent dehydration or changes in temperature from affecting semen quality. Normal liquefied semen samples may contain jelly-like granules (gelatinous bodies) …

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How do those with lung cancer present

How do those with lung cancer present

Read lung cancer first. The early symptoms of lung cancer and their prevalence include: Cough or altered cough in 60% of patients. Coughing blood( Haemoptysis) in  27% of cases Chest pain in 34%. Difficulty in breathing (Dyspnea) in 46% of cases. Loss of appetite Weight loss 56%. On examination of the patients

Mi experiencia en Oncología

Twittear

Esta entrada la escribo. No creo que fuera capaz de hablar de ello delante de la cámara y porque, aunque una imagen (y no digamos un vídeo) vale más que mil palabras, a veces es más fácil expresar sentimientos y recuerdos por escrito, que mirando al objetivo.

En la entrada del “Practicum I” relato cómo fue mi primer día hasta que entré por la puerta de esta unidad.

Éste fue en el primer sitio en el que empecé mis prácticas el año pasado. Mis primerísimas.
Llegué muy nerviosa, muy muy nerviosa. Yo no había hecho prácticamente nada antes y ahora me encontraba en una planta difícil, triste y dura. No sabía si iba a estar preparada para enfrentarme a aquello, y la incertidumbre y el miedo habían aumentado debido a que, ya que yo estaba en el turno de tarde, había ido a ver a mis compañeras de por mañana, que estaban muy tranquilas y resueltas, y aquello no había hecho otra cosa que ponerme más nerviosa aún (no lo hagáis).

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INFORMATION & IMPORTANCE OF BLOOD DONATION

INFORMATION & IMPORTANCE OF BLOOD DONATION The earliest documentation of blood transfusion is found in the religious text of many civilizations. Karl Landsteener discovered the ABO blood grouping system in 1901, which is one of the most important landmark discoveries in the transfusion medicine. In the 1970s voluntary donors were accepted as blood donors. Blood …

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