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Emergency Management of Cardiogenic Shock

Management Of Cardiogenic Shock– A Step By Step Approach Cardiogenic shock is defined as a critical state of end-organ hypoperfusion secondary to the decrease in cardiac output with preservation of intravascular volume. It is most commonly caused by myocardial infarction and cardiac arrhythmia. Therefore management of cardiogenic shock is aimed at the restoration of hemodynamic instability to prevent end organ…

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All You Need To Know About Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a very common medical condition that affects people of all age especially those who are above 40 years old. According to research, about 10-20% of people from Western countries suffer from GERD on a weekly basis and up to 7% experience GERD symptoms every day.  In case you don’t already know, GERD occurs when you…

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Natural Remedy for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

As hectic lifestyle is becoming more prevalent in modern era, people are at a higher risk of developing stress, anxiety and depression. According to a research carried out by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million of American adults suffer from anxiety and depression and 75% of them experienced their first episode of anxiety at the age of…

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“Please, let me die. I can’t do this anymore.”

One patient I have in mind was kept alive through the guilt that the daughter gave him. Due to a devastating stroke, this man was no longer able to open his eyes, but had enough cognitive function to make simple requests and move one leg. The man had a tracheostomy and would be able to come off of the ventilator…

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