Infections are a common medical ailment. Infections can be a complication of a healing wound, a surgical site, or secondary to an invasive procedure. Infections may also develop from common illnesses such as a urinary tract infections or community acquired pneumonia. When someone develops an infection that is localized, this is often managed with minimal care or treatment. It may need a wound to be cleaned regularly or need a course of antibiotics. When a beginning infection is misdiagnosed, not treated properly or not identified promptly, the outcome can be
Did you complete your annual physical? You had your doctor’s exam, blood pressure checked, weight monitored and blood work completed. The mystery lies in the results of your lab test results. What does it all mean?
Your doctor has decided to draw a CBC. Abbreviations are used in health care environment too many times. Abbreviations, although very confusing to the non-medical person, the health care providers talk in abbreviation language. CBC, is also known as the complete blood count. It gives important information about the kinds and numbers of cells in