What Happens During A Physical Examination ?  

Clinical assessment or physical examination is the procedure through which a physician observes and studies for any indications of bigger or serious diseases keeping in mind one’s medical history on the basis of what the patient has been feeling. All these combined together assist the doctor in choosing the right diagnosis and charting out the most apt cure plan. All the information collected in physical examinations goes on to form a document we refer to as the medical record.More...

 

The Causes And Consequences Of High Blood Pressure

The Causes And Consequences Of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also called hypertension in medical terminology, is a continuing health state wherein the whole arterial blood pressure increases. It is the increase in the energy of the blood flow in the arteries when the heart is pumping blood out. It is the complete reverse of hypotension in which this pressure of blood is low. Blood pressure can be categorized into two primary and secondary. Primary or essential blood pressure is the state wherein the increase in pressure cannot be linked to a source and no cause is established.More...

 

A Guide To Lowering High Blood Pressure

A Guide To Lowering High Blood Pressure

Hypertension which is most commonly known as high blood pressure among people is one of the most commonly observed health disorders. It is something that can affect people belonging to any age group at any point of time. It sometimes might not show any warning signs, thus it is very important that people are aware of the ways of lowering the high blood pressure irrespective of the fact whether they are suffering from this health issue or not. High blood pressure can easily be prevented through taking necessary action at the right time.More...

 

What Does The Pulse Measure ?

What Does The Pulse Measure ?

In medical terminology, a person’s pulse is a symbol of the heart’s tangible arterial palpation which is measured by skilled fingertips. The pulse can be felt in which ever place that compresses arteries next to a bone like in areas of ankle joint (posterior tibial artery), elbow (brachial artery), knee (popliteal artery), wrist (radial artery) and neck (carotid artery).More...

 

Human Infant Normal Respiratory Rate

Human Infant Normal Respiratory Rate

The respiratory rates in infants are measured at a time when they are at rest. This is done by counting the number of their breaths or the number of times their chest rises in one minute. People often get confused about the respiratory rates and the pulse rates; they believe that both of them depict the same thing which is entirely a misconception because they both are entirely different things.More...

 

Normal Ranges For Vital Signs

Normal Ranges For Vital Signs

The normal vital signs are usually measures of some of the basic body functions which are known for helping in terms of the monitor as well as analysis of several medical issues. It is very important that people have correct information about these vital signs for children and also for adults.More...