Arsenic itself is not poisonous; it is the compounds of arsenic, particularly arsenous oxide or arsenic trioxide (sankhya or somalkhar) and various arsenites of Cu, Na and K that are toxic to the humans. Arsenic trioxide is a component of fruit sprays, weed-killers, dyeing agents, insecticides, rat poisons, etc. and also a medical preparation called Fowler’s solution (used in past …
A network of spinal nerves that originates in the back of the neck, extends through the axilla (armpit), and gives rise to nerves to the upper limb. The brachial plexus is formed by the union of portions of the 5th through 8th cervical nerves (C5-C8) and the first thoracic nerve (T1), all of which come from the spinal cord.
A visit to a doctor’s office, clinic or a hospital can be quite stressful for a patient. After all, most people visit such places because they believe that something is wrong with them. Making your patients feel comfortable requires more than a great bedside manner. You need to ensure that your facility offers your patients a level of comfort as …
Every day scientists and doctors work together to find ways to make our lives better. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the medical field. If you need further proof of this, think of all of the strides that have been made in just the last ten years alone.
Ten years ago, getting diagnosed with HIV was a death sentence. Today …
According to WHO, a health system consists of all the organizations, institutions, resources and people whose primary purpose is to improve health. Health system in Nepal is 122 years old and based on Primary Health Care (PHC) approach.
HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
A. Traditional Healthcare system:
Without system: Dhami, Jhakri, Jharphuk, Gubaju, Tantrik, Lama
With formal system: Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Unani
B. Modern Healthcare system: