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Introduction to Critical Care Medicine: FutureLearn Online Course


Course Developer: The University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Timeline: 3 weeks. Course Type: Online Certificate Course. Aim: To equip Medical Students, Medical Trainees, Consultants, Nurses and Healthcare Professionals on how to handle complex issues faced in Critical Care Units when other options in the ward have been exhausted. The Critical Nature …

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What is HPV?: Detection, Treatment, Prevention and Vaccination.


What is HPV? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a double stranded DNA virus. It usually infects squamous epithelia including the skin and mucous membranes of the upper respiratory, anal, and genital tracts. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) easily passed on via skin-to-skin genital contact. Good enough, …

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Prevention of Coronavirus Disease (COVID19)

Prevention of Coronavirus Disease (COVID19)

Proper and Frequent Hand Washing To prevent oneself from contacting this deadly virus, there is need to regularly and thoroughly clean our hands with an alcohol-based sanitizer. When a hand sanitizer is not available we should endeavor to wash our hands properly with soap and water. This is important because …

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What Causes Kidney Stones?

What causes kidney stones

What are kidney stones? The kidney is the body organ that clears waste products and fluids from our blood by converting them to urine. Unfortunately there might be times when we may have some of these waste products in our blood without enough fluid. Because of this low fluid volume …

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How to Get Rid of Hiccups

How to bet rid of hiccups

How to Get Rid of Hiccups Hiccups is something everyone knows about and has probably experienced either as an infant or as an older adult. Whereas hiccups are known to usually resolve on their own, they can also occasionally persist in an annoying manner often interfering with talking and eating. …

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What is Keto

Keto diet

What is Keto Diet The term “keto diet” stands for “ketogenic diet”. This refers to a diet low in carbohydrate and high in fat. During a keto diet, the body is induced into a state known as ketosis. Ketosis is a natural process whereby ketones are produced from the breakdown …

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How to lower blood pressure

how to lower blood pressure

How to Lower Blood Pressure High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. This remains is a major risk for heart disease and stroke which are among the leading causes of death especially amongst the aged worldwide. The fact that hypertension usually has no symptoms has earned it the nickname …

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