U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Sterile Procedures (MD0540) - Communicable Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical and Surgical Asepsis, Wound Care, Isolation, Prevention of Infection

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Sterile Procedures (MD0540) – Communicable Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical and Surgical Asepsis, Wound Care, Isolation, Prevention of Infection

A cardinal rule in the medical field is to not do more harm than good to the casualty. This is the reason we must be careful to protect the patient from infection or disease while attempting to treat him. There are times in combat situations when you may not have the time to wash your […]

JPMC, NICVD and NICH Being Medical Institutions of Professional, Technical Training and Research Cannot be Handed over to the Provincial Government (Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, National Institute of Child Health)

JPMC, NICVD and NICH Being Medical Institutions of Professional, Technical Training and Research Cannot be Handed over to the Provincial Government (Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, National Institute of Child Health)

KARACHI — Pakistan has made tremendous progress in one area that is how to destroy its institutions in various fields’ health being no exception. All the successive governments whether they were civilian set-up, democratic dictatorships or military rule, every one has contributed its share and can rightly claim credit for accelerating their destruction. After the […]

A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases

A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases

Hemorrhoids or piles are distended veins inside the anus which are swollen and inflamed. Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external). What is the cause of hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids usually result from straining to pass the stool out of anus. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, aging, chronic constipation […]

A Simple Guide to Water Borne Diseases

A Simple Guide to Water Borne Diseases

Water-borne diseases are illnesses in developing countries which are caused by drinking or coming in contact with water contaminated by human or animal feces, which have pathogenic microorganisms. Infection commonly results during bathing, washing, drinking, in the preparation of food, or the consumption of food which are infected in this way. Micro-organisms which can cause […]