Month: April 2020

fluticasone-side-effects

Fluticasone Side Effects: What You Need to Know About Fluticasone

What You Need to Know About Fluticasone (Flonase) Side Effects Overview Fluticasone is a corticosteroid medication used to treat symptoms related to an overactive immune response from various conditions like allergies and asthma. It’s available in generic and brand-name, over-the-counter (OTC), and prescription forms. Side effects from fluticasone can depend on the form, dose, and the individual. …

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fat embolism

Fat Embolism Syndrome: Symptoms | Causes | Treatment

All About Fat Embolism Syndrome What is a fat embolism? A fat embolism (FE) is a piece of intravascular fat that lodges within a blood vessel and causes a blockage of blood flow. Fat emboli commonly occur after fractures to the long bones of the lower body, particularly the femur (thighbone), tibia (shinbone), and pelvis. While fat emboli are common and generally …

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orif surgery

ORIF Surgery: Open Reduction Internal Fixation for Broken Bone

Repairing Major Bone Breaks with Open Reduction Internal Fixation Surgery Overview Open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) is a surgery to fix severely broken bones. It’s only used for serious fractures that can’t be treated with a cast or splint. These injuries are usually fractures that are displaced, unstable, or those that involve the joint. “Open reduction” means …

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Electroretinography

Electroretinography: Purpose | Procedure | Results

Electroretinography What is electroretinography? Electroretinography (ERG) test, also known as an electroretinogram, measures the electrical response of the light-sensitive cells in your eyes. These cells are known as rods and cones. They form part of the back of the eye known as the retina. There are around 120 million rods in the human eye and …

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Spatial Awareness

Spatial Awareness Explained and How to Improve

What’s Important About Spatial Awareness? Overview Every day, we move through and interact with our surroundings. In order to accomplish this, spatial awareness is very important. But what exactly is spatial awareness? Spatial awareness refers to your ability to be aware of objects in space and your body’s position in relation to them. So why …

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