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Amniotic Fluid embolism

How To Recognize Amniotic Fluid Embolism And Its Risk Factors

Amniotic fluid embolism or anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy is a rare but life threatening condition that occurs when the amniotic fluid (the fluid that surrounds the fetus during pregnancy) or any fetal material enter the maternal bloodstream. This can occur during labor, a cesarean section, after abnormal vaginal delivery or during the second trimester of […]

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Coronary Angioplasty and Its Risks

Coronary angioplasty or percutaneous coronary intervention is a procedure wherein blocked arteries in the heart are opened. This procedure is done to restore blood flow to the heart and reduce cardiac symptoms such as chest pain. The material posted on this page on coronary angioplasty and its risks is for learning purposes only. To learn […]

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When A Sudden Heart Attack Becomes An Emergency Situation

Would you know what to do if a loved one had a heart attack? Would you know how to recognize a major circulatory emergency? When the body’s circulation is not normal, it can deprive the heart the appropriate blood supply to keep it healthy. Moreover, a heart disease can further increase the risk for a heart […]

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Diabetes Complications and Management

Diabetes is a chronic disease that can affect the person’s ability to live a normal life. The most common complications that arise from the condition is the reasons why the mortality rate in diabetes occurs and this includes stroke, infection, gangrene, heart disease and poor wound healing. Knowing the proper first aid management for these […]