Gunshot and stab wounds to the chest are the most common causes of penetrating chest trauma. These wounds are classified according to their velocity and the speed at... Read More
High altitude cerebral oedema (HACE) is the more severe form of acute mountain sickness, that results from the swelling of the brain tissue from fluid leakage.
High... Read More
Laryngeal obstruction is a serious and often fatal emergency condition that needs urgent medical attention. Obstruction of the larynx is a very dangerous condition which... Read More
In emergency situations, it is important to ensure that the patient’s airway is opened. Oropharyngeal airway,or simply airway, is an essential device used by... Read More
Breathing is typically automatic and controlled by the respiratory
center at the base of the brain. Breathing occurs during sleep and even during unconsciousness. An... Read More