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Emergency Care

How to deal with Traumatic Brain Injury 1

Head injury, known by the medical term Traumatic Brain Injury or TBI, is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide.  Causes While the causes of TBI can

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Concussions can be serious, seek immediate help 2

The brain rests inside the skull in a pool of liquid called the cerebro-spinal fluid. The fluid creates a cushioning effect for the brain, so that our daily activities do

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Importance of having an Intensivist in a hospital 1

Intensive Care Units or ICUs in Hospitals evoke mixed responses from people. While some patients and families express concern over the costs, many patients acknowledge the high level of care

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What kind of medical conditions are covered in critical care service? 1

Critical care is a medical specialty that deals specifically with life threatening health problems and situations. Conditions where a person would need critical care: Heart attack Stroke Poisoning Pneumonia Surgical

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What happens to your body when it goes into septic shock? 1

What is sepsis? Sepsis is a condition that occurs when an infection in the body reaches the bloodstream and triggers inflammation. The infection can be bacterial, fungal, or viral. It

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Signs of dehydration 1

In the summer months, dehydration can occur swiftly and with dire consequences. Infants, children and the elderly are at highest risk for dehydration but adults can show symptoms too. Mild

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Difficulty in breathing – What it could mean and emergency response 2

Breathing – The process When we take a breath, we take in oxygen through our nose, down the trachea, through the bronchi and into our lungs. It helps our body

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Fire Accident – Emergency Procedures – Infographic 1

Types of fire accidents Kitchen accidents like burns from hot liquids, steam, hot oil, gas explosions Fire due to faulty appliances from heaters, irons, faulty wiring etc. Smoking – related

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Advantages of choosing a hospital with an ICU – Infographic 2

What is an ICU? The acronym ICU stands for Intensive Care Unit. These are special hospital areas to look after people who are very ill. The ICU staff will be

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The Importance Of Choosing The Right Hospital After An Accident 1

Before calling the hospital: The first thing you should do if you are involved in an accident is to check if you are unhurt and can move without much pain.

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