Archive | November, 2013

Tonsillitis in Children

Tonsillitis is the inflammation of the tonsils, where the tonsils become red and enlarged with a yellow or white coating. The tonsils are lymph nodes located in the back of the mouth and top of the throat. They function in a way assist the immune system by protecting the body from infections that may enter […]

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease state characterized by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible. The most recent definition of COPD provided by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), is a broad description that better explains this disease condition and its signs and symptoms defined by a persistent defined […]

How to Make a Splint for the Hand

It is particularly more difficult to make a splint for the hand, thus a slightly different set of instructions may be advised to ensure proper splinting. It is particularly more difficult to make a splint for the hand as compared to the limbs and other parts of the body. Thus, there is a slightly different […]

Uncommon Allergies That You Have To Know

Allergies often lead to mild symptoms such as rashes but it can also cause life-threatening complications such as difficulty of breathing and multiple organ reactions. This makes it important to know your allergies. Some people develop allergic reactions to some rather unusual and surprising things – such as underwear, cell phones and sex. Although many […]