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Sep 2019

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever takes numerous lives each year in Pakistan. It is a mosquito-borne disease which causes a mild or high grade fever with joint, muscle and eye pain, rashes, nausea and vomiting. In severe cases bleeding, a sudden drop in blood pressure and death can occur. There are no vaccines available for Dengue Fever. Avoiding …

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Nov 2018

Symptoms of Heart Attack

Symptoms of Heart Attack

Symptoms of Heart Attack Heart Attack, also called Myocardial Infarction, is a life threatening clinical condition when blood flow to the heart stops. Blockage happens due to fat, cholesterol or other substances. Mostly heart attacks are caused by coronary heart diseases. There are various symptoms of heart attack and may vary from one person or …

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Sep 2018

Haemovigilance – Blood Safety

Haemovigilance – Blood Safety

Kulsum International Hospital offers NAT Screened blood for all transfusions HISTORY OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION Blood transfusion is one of the historical achievements of mankind. History of efforts to transfuse blood dates back to early 17th century. Finally a successful human to human blood transfusion was first performed by James Blundell in 1818, since then the …

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23

Aug 2018

Nailing the Diagnosis

Nailing the Diagnosis

Nail – A window to bone and joint health Take a long hard look at your nail as they may be saying something about health of your joints and bones. A recent study show that a mineral deficiency in toe nails is linked to risk of Osteoarthritis and finger nails give doctors a clue about …

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20

Aug 2018

Shoulder Rehabilitation

Shoulder Rehabilitation

Introduction: Shoulder is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. The shoulder joint is formed where the Humerus (upper arm bone) fits into the scapula (shoulder blade), like a ball and socket. Other important bones in the shoulder include: The acromion, a bony projection off the scapula. The clavicle (collarbone), meets …

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Aug 2018

Brain Aneurysm

Brain Aneurysm

Brain Aneurysm (Cerebral or Intracranial aneurysm) is the weak area of an artery in the brain which causes a localized blood filled balloon, like bulge, in the wall of blood vessel. Aneurysm is caused from wear and tear of the arteries, injury, infection and inherited tendency. It can occur to all age groups but incidence …

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