A Computerised Tomography (CT) scan is a special type of scan that uses x-rays and a computer to construct detailed images of structures within the body. It is safe, non- invasive and provides a different view than a regular x-ray does. A special machine called the CT scanner sends several beams of x-rays through the body from different angles simultaneously. The strength of the beams that passed through the body is measured by a computer.
21 June 2017
A compounding pharmacy can be a great choice for anyone who needs a medication made to certain specifications; for example, if you have a hard time swallowing pills, a compounding pharmacy can create the same medication in syrup form. This type of pharmacist may also be able to create medications without certain ingredients to which you're allergic, such as dyes or artificial sweeteners. If you need a compounding pharmacy for your medications, note a few factors to consider about their services so you know what they can, and cannot, do for you.
31 May 2017
When the job of your dreams is within your grasp, it's not unusual for the pre-employment medical screening process to induce nerves. Even with a clean bill of health, you may experience stress when chasing around after important documents and arranging appointments that fit in with your current job. Fortunately, it only takes a little planning to remove stress from the situation. Obtain relevant medical records for your prospective employer
16 May 2017
No matter how much care you take with your children's health, emergencies can happen. For that reason, it's good to be prepared. This guide will tell you what essential items you should have on hand for dental emergencies and how to deal with some of the big ones. Your Essential Dental First Aid Kit and How to Use It A Variety of Painkillers: Keep a variety of over-the-counter painkillers in your dental first aid kit.
22 July 2016
Hospital can be a cold and uninviting place, in spite of the best efforts of the nursing staff. Patients who have had a long stay in hospital, such as those having extensive chemotherapy, may be eager to return home but may not have friends and family who can give them full support. Here are some ways that having temporary in-home care can help. Monitoring side effects Chemotherapy comes with some unpleasant side effects including fatigue, nausea, numbness, and instability.
25 April 2016