Death is certainly something that will come to us all. It is interesting and medically important to understand the categories and risks of the most common causes of death.
An Ambulance pulls up to the entrance of the emergency room of the hospital with its lights flashing. The back door opens and two EMT’s jump out the back. They begin to unload a patient strapped to the backboard. The patient is screaming and attempting to flail back and forth.
A Walk in the Night – 6 months later – black toes that were foul smelling. He had a large risk of bone infection and obvious gangrene. Surgery was required.
When you get into medicine, and really, many different parts of life, you hear the most amazing stories. This blog post will help us share: “Stories of the Stupid”.
Recent Celebrities hospitalized appear to have a direct link to Lupus. Toni Braxton and Selena Gomez have both had medical complications associated with a chronic illness.
Is the Flu too Common? I bet it would be nearly impossible for you to guess how many deaths in the United States were related to…
Foot Care and Diabetes go hand in hand when it comes to someone with either Type I Diabetes or Type II Diabetes. There are many complications with Diabetes including: kidneys, heart, metabolic syndrome, vision changes, and other organ damage.
Why are there Medical Errors? This question seems to be an easy question to answer, at least superficially. There are mistakes that happen every day…
A blood clot in the legs is also called a Deep Vein Thrombosis. It is typically found in the deep veins of the legs. If the blood clot breaks off and goes to the lungs (Pulmonary Embolism) or Brain (Stroke) – it can be life threatening.
CTE is a brain disease that is often found in those individuals with repetitive brain trauma. CTE is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. A protein, called Tau, forms in the brain following these episodes of injury. The protein causes “clumps” to form. When these clumps begin to spread throughout the Brain, it cause death to the brain cells.