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What should know about organophosphate poisoning.

Organophosphate poisoning is poisoning due to organophosphates (OPs).Organophosphate poisoning occurs most commonly as a suicide attempt in farming areas and less commonly by accident. This mostly occurs in developing world. Organophosphates are chemicals in insecticide used extensively in agriculture. When people, such as agricultural workers, are exposed to large quantities of organophosphates, these chemicals can be harmful. Types of organophosphate insecticides Diazinon-phosphorothioic acid […]

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Facts About Acne Vulgaris.

Overview Definition of Acne vulgaris Causes/Aetiology Clinical features Investigation Treatment/management Acne vulgaris Is a common chronic skin condition that affects both males and females in adolescence. For some, it can also continue into adulthood and it can affect women during pregnancy or during their menstrual cycle. Acne results in the development of pimples or pustules from blocked hair follicles and […]

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15 Cancer Causing Foods You Probably Don’t Know.

We probably do not think the food we are eating every day might be cancer causing. However  there is a clear connection between food and cancer prevention.As cancer became the plague of our modern age, a lot of research has been done on its prevention. With many reports on food and cancer prevention available nowadays, i want […]

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Local infection treatment at home.

  Teach the caregiver how treat local infection at home. Following instruction below will provide better guiding and understanding on how to give oral,topical and eye ointment at home to treat local infection . explain how the treatment is given. watch her as she does the first treatment in the clinic she should return to […]

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What to do if a condom break/burst.

What you can do if you are worried that you or your partner could get an STI or become pregnant: See a health care providerIf you had vaginal, anal or oral sex and condom breaks, one should see  healthcare provider as soon as possible. If your partner has tested positive for an STI, it is […]

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Tuberculosis(TB) in children.

This articles focus on: Difination TB transmission in children, common risk factors when to suspect TB in children Tuberculosis is chronic infection caused by the bacterium mycobacterium tubercolosis (M.tuberculosis). There are  seven other  bacterias closely related to M. tuberculosis such mycobecterial species are ( M. bovis, M. africanum, M. microti, M. carprae ,M. pinnipedii, M. canetti and M. […]

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All about the common cold.

Overview Symptoms Causes Risk factors Complication Prevention Treatment The common cold is a viral infectious disease that infects the upper respiratory system. It is also known as acute viral rhinopharyngitis and acute coryza.It is the most common infectious disease in humans and is mainly coused by coronaviruses or rhinoviruses.   Because there are more than […]

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Severe Malaria

Objectives; By the end of this article, one should be able to, Recognize severe malaria. Describe management of severe malaria. Signs and symptoms of Severe Malaria Severe malaria is a life threatening condition defined as Peripheral parasitaemia in the presence of the following clinical or laboratory features Prostration, altered consciousness, respiratory distress, multiple generalized convulsions, […]

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