What is Diabetic Foot Ulcer?

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which sugar metabolism is impaired and the levels of glucose are high and this over a longer period of time results in damage to various organs of the body including eyes, kidneys, nerves, blood vessels. The immune system is compromised which causes delayed healing and ineffective control of infections. Read full article

Proper Splint for Radial Nerve Lacerations

The radial nerve is one of the terminal branches of the brachial plexus and it supplies sensory, motor and sympathetic function to hand. The radial nerve injuries are quite common especially in case of middle and distal level humerus fractures. The radial palsy may result from penetrating, blunt or compression injuries to upper forearm or Read full article

Liver Lacerations

The liver is the largest solid intra-abdominal organ which is very commonly injured and liver injuries are the most common cause of death in cases of abdominal injuries. The position of the liver is relatively fixed in relation to the spine and it is enclosed anterior and laterally by the rib cage, which makes it Read full article

Lacerations of the Throat

A laceration is usually defined as the wound which has torn or rugged edges and it also involves the tearing or splitting of the soft tissue. It specifically refers to a sharp object implicating injury to the dermis of the skin. These types of injuries or wounds can and do come about at different parts Read full article

Vaginal Lacerations

Vaginal lacerations are defined as cuts or tears in the vagina. There may be obstetric and non-obstetric causes for these injuries. Although the obstetric causes are more often common but the other reasons cannot be overlooked. These wounds can be of minor nature or they may be severe resulting in life threatening blood loss. The Read full article

Wounds and Lacerations

The wound is an injury to skin which is either classified as open or closed wounds. In an open wound the skin is usually cut open or punctured and these types of wounds are classified according to the object that is causing the damage. The general classification is: incised wounds are caused by sharp objects Read full article

Minor Injuries and Hospital

Minor injuries are categorized as those requiring no proper medical attention and in many cases just first aid suffices. There are various types of minor injuries and they are acquired in variety of circumstances. Some of these wounds occur in traffic accidents all around the world. Many athletes incur these injuries where they are specifically Read full article

Healing Surgical Incisions

Surgical incisions require care to prevent infections and promote fast healing. Some surgical incisions are closed and some are left open to be closed later. There are various methods used to close a surgical incision which include sutures, staples, steri-strips or a combination can also be used. The choice of either method depends upon surgeon’s Read full article

How to Cure Injuries caused by Fainting?

Fainting is a sudden, usually temporary loss of consciousness. The medical term used for it is “syncope”. It is generally preceded by an episode of nausea, giddiness, dim vision, excessive sweating and rapid heart rate or palpitations. The episode can last from a few seconds to about 30 minutes. If this is accompanied by a Read full article

An Insight to Biofilms and Chronic Wound Inflammation

Chronic wounds are often stuck at the inflammatory phase. For explaining this, the biofilms of the patient have been studied to see how bacterial biofilms cause the chronic wounds to stay in inflammatory stage. The biofilm and chronic wound inflammation is discussed. There are two assumptions. One is that the biofilms make a parasitic relationship Read full article