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Medicine vs. Magic

When you’re a parent, people never tire of telling you what to do and how to do it, not in the form of advice, but in the form of judgement. 867 kata lagi

Guest blog by Vikki Harris...My daughter took a paracetamol overdose!

Last Tuesday when I answered the phone to the words, “I’ve taken tablets,” my shoulders slumped and it occurred to me that I’d been holding them rigid since the last call a few months previously. 787 kata lagi

Mental Health

Tuberculosis

   Introduction

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most prevalent chronic infections in our country and is responsible for high morbidity and mortality. TB is caused by… 2.745 kata lagi

Common Disease

Fever in children

   Introduction

Fever in children is defined as a rectal temperature of >38°C, oral temperature of >37.5°C or an axillary temperature of >37.2°C. Fever less than 41.7°C does not cause brain damage. 740 kata lagi

Common Disease

Acute fever

   Introduction

The overall mean oral temperature for healthy adult individuals is 36.8 ± 0.4ºC, with a nadir at 6 AM and a peak at 4-6 PM. 437 kata lagi

Common Disease

Biogesic Banig-Bayan: Our answer to ‘Who cares for the carer?’

We’ve come across many OFW stories one way or another. Still among us are those who have romantic notions of the kind of lives they have abroad. 372 kata lagi

HEALTH