Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Submitted: November 13, 2014. Updated: November 13, 2014.
Category: Family Medicine | Infections | Internal Medicine | Immunology | Medical Students | Preventive Medicine | Pathology | Research
This article was first published on The Huffington Post
by Dr. Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Republished on Doctors Lounge with permission.
Author: Debbie Miller, RN
Submitted: October 12, 2010. Updated: October 15, 2010.
Category: Endocrinology | Family Medicine | Gynecology | Obstetrics | Internal Medicine | Nutrition | Preventive Medicine | Nursing | Pediatrics
Prior to the introduction of the medical community in the natural birth process, any maternal recommendations and guidelines were passed from mother to daughter or through lay midwives, herbal and folk practitioners. Childbirth, though risky, was not…
Author: Parks P, RN
Submitted: July 10, 2009. Updated: September 21, 2009.
Category: Family Medicine | Hematology | Nursing
Heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a severe immune reaction to heparin. Heparin is the most common prescribed anticoagulant in the United States. HIT is a potentially fatal condition it can lead to amputation and loss of limbs; it is more common…
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Author: Theresa Jones, RN
Submitted: March 02, 2009. Updated: November 24, 2014.
Category: Family Medicine | Nursing
As our healthcare crisis continues to rise, there is an increase in the population who are finding difficulty in accessing healthcare.