EKG Interpretation and the Cardiac Cycle

In order to understand EKG interpretation, it is important to first understand the cardiac cycle. This is the cycle of how the heart works to pump blood through it. There are electrical signals and resulting physical events. This article discusses the physical events – that is, how blood flows through the pumping heart. The purpose…

Govt denies Yar’Adua’s death, pressure mounts

AMIDST rumours yesterday of the death of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua in Saudi Arabia, the Presidency has urged Nigerians to ignore the story, saying that it is “not only false, but also a figment of the writers’ imagination.” Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Olusegun Adeniyi, said the public should discountenance the story,…

"But" vs "And"

Two three–letter words: “but” and “and.” In grammatical terms, they are called conjunctions. They bridge two clauses of a single sentence together. In communication (and negotiation), these words are subtle manipulators of exclusion or inclusion. Generally speaking, “but” excludes, denies, discounts or in some way rejects the previous clause. For example, the statement “she is…

How to Take a Coffe Enema

These are the things you need in order to give yourself this rejuvenating treatment in the privacy of your home. Apart from the standard pots and pans, and the obvious enema bag and tube, you will also need a source of filtered water (as opposed to chlorinated water, which will kill but not the least;…

PRE -OPERATIVE MEDICAL ASSESSMENT OF DENTAL PATIENT

PRE -OPERATIVE MEDICAL ASSESSMENT OF DENTAL PATIENT Author: Dr. Altaf H Malik Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Govt. Dental College, Srinagar. Co authors:  Dr. Ajaz A Shah Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Govt. Dental College, Srinagar. Dr. Suhail Latoo Lecturer Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Govt. Dental College,…

MRI of Thoracic Spine

Thoracic spine is the region of the spinal column which is located in the upper back. It stretches all the way from the end of the neck to the bottom of the rib cage. MRI of the thoracic spine may be recommended when patients complain of unrelenting back pain. The results obtained from the scan…

Dental Care – Ayurveda Concept

Clean and shining teeth, healthy gums and pleasant breath all contribute to a beautiful smile. Ayurveda believes in the three doshas vaata, pitta and kapha, the mouth is the seat of the kapha dosha. Hence, care must be taken not to vitiate the kapha dosha. Problems with the kapha dosha lead to several dental problems.…

Heart Disease is number one killer in Women

Heart Disease is number one killer in Women Indore:  January, 6th 2011: It is considered that Heart Disease is predominantly a disease of Men. Contrary to the common belief the fact is that Heart Disease is the number one cause of Death in Women and is more common than all cancer combined. With a view…

How to Respond to a Femur Fracture

I have received numerous questions about the length of time it takes for a femur fracture to heal. Now this involves many facets of the fracture itself. Depending on the type of fracture and exact location, age of the patient, etc … will no doubt play a huge factor. Femur fractures can be stubborn when…

Hard Disk Failure

There are many different ways in which Hard Disk Failure can occur; however it could be split into 4 main categories: 1. Electronic Failure 2. Mechanical Failure 3. Firmware Corruption 4. Logical Corruption It is also possible for the faults to happen in combination with each other, depending on what exactly has happened will determine…