The organisms likely to be transmitted by transfusion are usually those, which are prevalent in a particular geographic area or population.

Adverse Effects of Transfusion

Blood transfusion is a life-saving procedure in an appropriate setting and there are no side-effects in the majority of cases. However, it is a potentially harmful procedure and every recipient of transfusion is at risk of an adverse reaction. It should be prescribed only if there is a definite clinical indication. This is because even with best possible blood banking…

10 Tips to Look After Your Teeth

Good dental hygiene and regular visits to the dentist will always lead to healthy teeth and gums. So, here are the most important tips to help you look after your teeth.
Waste products excreted from the digestive tract are composed of water (up to 75%), indigestible residue, undigested food, food which is digested but not absorbed, bile, epithelial cells, secretions from the digestive tract, inorganic material, and bacteria. The normal amount of feces in an adult is 100-200 grams per day. Examination of feces is helpful in the investigation of diseases…
Let us be honest – most of the information you currently know about mental health is something you learned as an adult, and even now we are only starting to understand certain snippets of the discussion. In fact, to look at the outstanding lack of knowledge among the general public regarding this subject, notice that only two states in the…
Why is this test performed? This test is performed for the diagnosis and differentiation of jaundice. This test is also done in a patient with hemolytic anemia in adult and newborn. This test is very useful to evaluate liver functions and for the follow-up of a patient with treatment. Collection of sample This test is performed with the patient's serum.…
Why is this test performed? This test is evaluated in different conditions and diseases such as nephrotic syndrome, liver diseases, kidney diseases, in a patient suspected of malnutrition, and patients severe burn. See also: Procedures for the collection of blood for hemotological investigations. Collection of sample For the estimation of serum albumin, patient's serum is needed. A random blood sample…
Why is this test performed? This hormone test is evaluated in different conditions, such as Hyperaldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome and Virilizing syndrome. Lab tests for various adrenal abnormalities Primary Adrenal Insufficiency (Addison's disease): This is due to the diseases of the gland. Level of sodium in serum is low. Cortisol level is decreased. Glucose level is decreased. ACTH level is raised.…
To remain connected with the world on the network has become an important requirement for the people. On being disconnected from the digital world for a few hours, they may miss some important updates, messages, news and many more things. Sometimes, they are even at the loss for not being connected to the internet. This is the reason why mobile…
Medical Ethics have always played a crucial role in patient and healthcare services provided by healthcare organizations, especially in the recent times. The Changes in medical ethics have advanced to an extent that some medical practitioners have faced legal convictions because of their incognizance.
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