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Treating Human Bite Wounds

Management of human bites can be challenging, given the high risk of infection associated with multiorganism-rich oral flora.

Cochlear Implant Surgery Complications

Cochlear implantation has long been a surgical method to help patients with intense to profound hearing loss experience improved hearing. A cochlear implant is an electronic device designed to facilitate hearing. The implant uses both microphones and receivers, combined with electrical devices to tr

Trauma Airway Management

What are the best strategies for airway management in the trauma patient? This review provides some guidance.

Emergency Kit Guidelines

Every family should have a kit for emergencies. The items can be stored in a medium to large plastic storage bin with a cover. Each family will have different items in their emergency kit, based on the needs of the family. Some families use two or three bins for an emergency kit, plus a case of bott

How to Use Aconitum Napellus

Aconitum napellus is a subspecies of the aconite, a perennial plant that grows in mountainous regions of Europe and Central Asia. Also referred to as monk's hood, it is used homeopathically to treat symptoms of intense anxiety and fear, eye and ear infections, cold symptoms, arthritic and rheumatic

How to Detect Dvt

DVT, or deep vein thrombosis, refers to blood clot formation in a deep vein, usually in the calf or thigh. You may be at risk for DVT if you have surgery, especially if the procedure is on your lower extremities. Factors that may contribute to DVT are advancing age, smoking, obesity, prior history o

First Aid and Emergencies

Learn basic first aid information and treatment procedures and instruction, first aid kits, and more.