Ingrown Toenails

WHAT IS INGROWING TOENAIL. Ingrowing toenail are condition whereby the side or corner of a toenails grow into the soft flesh. The results is pain, redness , swelling and an infection in some cases. If you are diabetic or you have condition that causes poor flow of...

PRETERM BIRTH

WHAT IS A PRETERM BIRTH?A premature birth is a birth that takes place more than three weeks before the baby’s estimated due date. In other words, a premature birth is one that occurs before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy.Premature babies, especially...

POSTPARTUM PREECLAMPSIA

WHAT IS POST PARTUM PREECLAMPSIA? Postpartum preeclampsia is a rare but serious condition related to high blood pressure after you give birth. It’s most common within 48 hours of delivery but can occur up to six weeks after your baby is born. Postpartum preeclampsia...

HEART FAILURE

WHAT IS AN HEART FAILURE? Heart failure (HF), also known as congestive heart failure is not a disease but a syndrome, a combination of signs and symptoms caused by the impairment of the heart’s function as a pump to support...

INTRACRANIAL HAEMORRHAGE

‘’INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE, TYPES, AT RISK PATIENT FOR ICH, SYMPTOMS, ICH IN CHILDREN, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT OPTIONS, COMPLICATIONS, PREVENTIONS, LONGTERM OUTLOOK’’ WHAT IS AN INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE? Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) refers to acute bleeding inside your...

GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE

{GERD DEFINITION, SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS, COMPLICATIONS, TREATMENT} WHAT IS A GASTRO OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE? Gastro oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid repeatedly flows back into the tube connecting your mouth and stomach (oesophagus)....

THERMAL TRAUMA

‘’THERMAL TRAUMA’’ PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, CAUSES, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, PREVENTIONS AND THE OUTCOMES. Thermal trauma is any burn related injury that can potentially lead to serious outcomes. There are various causes of thermal trauma which includes; fire, radiant heat,...

PLACENTA ABRUPTION

“`PLACENTAL ABRUPTION“` CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, EFFECT AND MANAGEMENT WHAT IS A PLACENTAL ABRUPTION? Placental abruption is a complication of pregnancy that happens when the placenta separates from your uterus before your baby is born. The placenta is a...

Transverse line and cord round the neck

TRANSVERSE LIE AND CORD AROUND THE NECK CAUSES, COMPLICATIONS AND IT’S MANAGEMENT *WHAT IS TRANSVERSE BABY?* A fetus is in a transverse position when it is sideways, at a 90-degree angle to the pregnant person’s spine. In situations when a good fetus cannot be...

Placenta Accreta

“`PLACENTA ACCRETA“` CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, COMPLICATION AND MANAGEMENT WHAT IS PLACENTA ACCRETA? Placenta accreta is a serious pregnancy condition that occurs when the placenta grows too deeply into the uterine wall. Typically, the placenta detaches from the...

Mastitis

` `MASTITIS“` *CAUSES, TYPES, SYMPTOMS AND MANAGEMENT* WHAT IS MASTITIS? Mastitis is an infection that develops in breast tissue. The painful condition causes one breast to become swollen, red and inflamed. In rare cases, it affects both breasts. Mastitis is a...