Monitoring Patients After Medication Administration

ABGS shall ensure that patients are monitored after administration of medication depending on the medicines’ pharmacotherapeutic action. Drugs requiring closed monitoring include drugs with low therapeutic index, sedatives, concentrated electrolytes, high-risk medication. Patients shall also be monitored for acute drug reactions. Monitoring shall be done in a collaborative way by doctors and nurses. Medications are…

5 Tips for healthy lungs

            People want to be healthy nowadays. They try a lot of things to maintain a healthy body; however, they forget to take care of their lungs. Lungs, just like other organs of your body will age and maintaining the health of it should be our major concern. They can…

Signs & symptoms of chronic kidney disease

            The bean-shaped organs which are located near the middle of the back on either side of the spine are called kidneys. It helps in processing out waste products and extra water from the body every day. The waste is turned into urine and gets collected in the bladder, and…

Apollo advanced heart check

        Your heart works really hard for you throughout your life. It beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime, pushing millions of gallons of blood to every part of the body. Isn’t it our responsibility to take care of this most important organ? Apollo Heart Centre understands what your heart…

Ditch the bulging tummy!

Dr K. Hari Prasad, M.D., Apollo Hospitals, sheds some light on the stubborn belly fat. I was a sportsman in my younger days and was very fit. The rigours of studying medicine made me bid goodbye to sports and I have consistently put on weight around my belly, and despite my best efforts, the accumulated…

Depression: myths & facts

Depression is a common mental disorder that is seldom ever spoken of. This hush-hush attitude results in misconceptions that bring more harm than good. Because of so many false assumptions and the stigma that we tend to attach to it, people who struggle with depression often find themselves unwilling to admit that they are suffering,…

5 great tips to cure tonsillitis

Do you ever wake up in the morning with an acute throat pain? Did you feel a piercing sensation around your throat? Did you notice that every time you swallowed even your saliva, it took a lot of effort to force down?  This is nothing but the symptoms of Tonsillitis which affects your throat and…