ANEMIA: symptoms, types and treatment

Anemia is a blood disorder. Your body contains about 5 to 6 quarts of blood, which are constantly being pumped throughout your body by your heart. Blood carries oxygen, nutrients, and other essential compounds. It also helps regulate your body temperature, fights infection, and gets rid of waste products. When something goes wrong in your blood, it can have a big impact on your health and quality of life. In anemia, your body doesn’t have enough red blood cells (RBCs). RBCs are one of the three main types of blood…

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ACUTE LIMB ISCHAEMIA : Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

As a medical intern, I assisted a vascular surgeon in all her surgeries for a month. I did some research on medical topics to write about and discovered there is not much on the statistics of vascular events in many African countries and no essential data was actually found. This could mean that such patients may actually not be living long enough to the extent where these vascular emergencies can be recognised in the medical facilities. The predisposing factors of Peripheral Vascular Injuries may include diabetes, smoking, old age e.t.c.…

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