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What To Do With Bleeding During Pregnancy

Most pregnant women will experience bleeding during the first trimester of their pregnancy. This is not a major cause of concern because this occurrence is usually normal. It may be due to a condition called implantation bleeding that normally occurs 6 to 12 days after a possible conception. However, in certain instances, bleeding during pregnancy […]

Open Pneumothorax

An open pneumothorax is defined as an opening in the chest wall that results from a penetrating chest wound. Normally, during the process of respiration, air passes through the trachea during inspiration and expiration. But when a wound at least two thirds the size of the trachea, and sometimes even smaller, air will prefer to […]

Emergency Management for Hemorrhage

Stopping the bleeding is very vital to the care and management of individuals in an emergency or disaster situations in order for them to increase their  chances of survival. An extreme blood loss that results in the reduction of circulating blood volume is primarily the main cause of hypovolemic shock. Minor bleeding (such ass venous […]