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What is Computer Vision Syndrome?

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Computer Vision Syndrome What is Computer Vision Syndrome?    Computers are being used for both work and play. Prolonged staring at the computer screen results in eyestrain related to usage of computer. These groups of visual symptoms that computer users may experience are referred to as Computer Vision Syndrome or CVS as it is being called […]

Autologous blood transfusion

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AUTLOGOUS BLOOD TRANSFUSION   RATIONALE METHODS COST-EFFECTIVENESS PROBLEMS PROSPECTS THE RATIONALE FOR AUTOLOGOUS TRANSFUSIONS BASED ON THREE ASSUMPTIONS RBC transfusions are needed (in some cases) during and after surgery Autologous blood is safer than allogeneic blood That it is possible for some patients to donate blood HAZARDS OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION IMMUNOLOGICAL Haemolytic transfusion reaction Febrile non-haemolytic […]

Epidemic investigation

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EPIDEMIC INVESTIGATION Definition The word epidemiology derives from the Greek word epidemic which means “upon the people”. Investigating and controlling epidemics have always been the concern of epidemiologists. An epidemic is the occurrence in a community or region of cases of an illness, specific health-related behaviour, or other health-related events clearly in excess of normal […]

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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AMD is medically known as (Age- related macular degeneration). This is condition of eyes which affects the small retina part which acts as a filter for eyes, i.e known as the Macula. Macular ailments developed due to age may affect the central vision. Though, it does not affect the vision completely causing total sight loss. […]

Groin hernia repair

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Groin Hernia Repair     Inguinal Hernia – Historical landmarks  Hernia was first described by : Kaspar Stromayr ( 1559 ) Stromayr defined both direct and indirect hernias  Removed the testis to ease repair  Described dissection of indirect sac The anatomy of hernia was defined by the following clinicians :   Sir Percival Pott – the pathophysiology of   strangulation  (1757) […]