Archive | November, 2013

Ankle Pain

Ankle Pain

Ankle pain involves pain or discomfort felt in or around in one or both of the ankle joints. The ankle joint allows the foot to move up and down.Pain in the ankle is usually caused by inflammation or injury to any of the structures in the area. These include the bones, joint space, cartilage, muscles, […]

Care for Individuals with Dyspnea

Care for Individuals with Dyspnea

Dyspnea commonly known as difficult or labored breathing, breathlessness, shortness of breath is a symptom common in many pulmonary and cardiac disorders particularly when there is decreased lung compliance or increased pulmonary resistance. The right ventricle of the heart is adversely affected by lung disorders primarily because it must double its efforts to pump blood through […]

First Aid Courses

3 Main Aims of First Aid Courses

Performing a basic act of first aid within a few seconds on a victim in need of emergency medical attention can make a difference between life and death. However, without the knowledge of basic first aid like CPR it almost impossible to render help to a victim in need when you find yourself in the […]