Archive | May, 2013

Fecal Incontinence

Fecal incontinence occurs when you are unable to control your bowel movements, thereby, causing feces to leak without your conscious effort. Fecal incontinence is also called bowel incontinence and can range from occasional stool leakage when you pass gas to more severe cases in which you completely lose your bowel control. Common causes of fecal […]

Sports Medicine Physician

Many people perform physical exercise and play sports on a daily basis and consequently, these people have specific medical needs. To cater for these people a branch of medicine known as “sports medicine” came to be. The people who cater to the needs of these people are all a part of the sports medicine team. […]

Initial First Aid Care

Initiating a scene size-up and initial check for first aid care When rescuers approach an emergency situation, it is vital to perform a quick scene size-up to verify if there is no longer an existing danger that might injure the rescuers. A quick assessment of the area such as the existing situation, general type of […]

Cellulitis

Cellulitis refers to a common bacteria skin infection which can be potentially serious as well. Cellulitis occurs as a swollen, reddened region of the skin that may feel tender and hot. Cellulitis is a skin condition that rapidly spreads and the skin regions on the lower leg are most often affected. However, this condition can […]