The free online course from ALISON "Nursing Studies - Clinical Skills: Caring for Cardiovascular Patients" introduces you to the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective clinical care and assistance to cardiovascular surgical patients that you may find in your care. The course also covers the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, and looks at a range … [Read more...]
What are the Signs and Symptoms of CVA?
A CVA (cerebrovascular accident) is the medical name for a stroke, which is something that happens when the oxygen supply to parts of the brain is interrupted or cut off completely. Strokes can happen for a variety of reasons and are considered to be a medical emergency. However, being aware of the signs and symptoms of CVA can help ensure that your loved one receives prompt … [Read more...]
What is a Vertebrobasilar TIA?
Even though we are not doctors or members of the medical health team, it is still important for us to understand even a little background of all the different diseases and ailments that are known to corrupt our health. It is indeed true that knowledge and right education are the best weapons that we could have against these life threatening conditions. However, these days, a … [Read more...]
What is the Function of the Heart in the Human Body?
All parts of our body are important and many are essential in our survival. Each organ, gland or tissue in our system serves a particular purpose that helps in the overall functioning of our body. Without any of these parts, our body could easily deteriorate and could eventually lead to sickness and worse, death. Because of this, we must make sure that appropriate care is given … [Read more...]
Methods for Treating Hemorrhoids
There are a lot of solutions that can be applied in hemorrhoids treatment. The first step you definitely take after you realize you have this problem is resolving to take home made remedies and other kinds of over the counter treatment. However, after you realize that your condition is deteriorating despite the medication program you are taking, you may opt to consider other … [Read more...]