Is medical gas lighting silencing those with PMDD?

One day I was walking over here and I spilled like a drop of coffee on the floor and I just lost it had a massive panic attack and I just wanted to die just five years earlier things were very different Linda had just completed her master’s in education specializing in working with hearing…

Medical vs. Nursing Diagnosis and Collaborative Problems: Know the difference and connection

As a nurse it is important to understand the difference between a medical diagnosis, a nursing diagnosis and a collaborative problem. Nurses have the ability to independently make decisions about nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems. Medical diagnoses, on the other hand, are made by physicians. A medical diagnosis identifies a specific disease or condition. In…

Art and Observation: Improving Patient Care Through Medical Humanities

“What do you see that suggests, reminds you of a conversation, is the way these two hands are.” [Susan Dodge-Peters Daiss] The five question protocol evolved over a number of years. It evolved in the medical field in response to a concern that physicians were jumping to conclusions. So the protocol was designed to slow…

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Treatment | Johns Hopkins

(slow music) – When a patient is first diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, one of their main questions is how are we going to treat this? How am I going to be feeling better? And there are several ways to treat rheumatoid arthritis. We try to use medications that we call disease-modifying drugs and what we…

Breakthroughs in AI and Machine Learning help solve health care challenges

A very dear aunt of mine lost her life due to breast cancer and that left an indelible impression on me. Personal drive and innovative spirit have led professor Anant Madabhushi to groundbreaking discoveries at Case Western Reserve University. My research is focused on using artificial intelligence and machine learning to diagnose the presence of…

Insomnia Explained Clearly – Causes, Pathophysiology & Treatment

crowd welcome to another MedCram lecture in the next set of lectures we’re going to talk about insomnia what causes it what are the different diseases that can cause it and how to manage it and I would say that even though I am a sleep specialist some of the recommendations I’m going to be…

Hypernatremia Explained Clearly – Pathophysiology & Treatment

welcome to another MedCram lecture we’re going to talk about hypernatremia not hyponatremia but hypernatremia and this is defined as any sodium concentration that is greater than 145 that just as a reminder anything that ends in the word or the letters emia refers to something that is in the blood so we’re talking about…

Schizophrenia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Schizo means split, and phrenia, in this case refers to the mind. Even though schizophrenia can be interpreted to mean “splitting of the mind”, it does not refer to a split personality, like some media sources might portray, but rather schizophrenia describes a scattered or fragmented pattern of thinking. Schizophrenia’s actually a syndrome, meaning there’re…

What does the future hold for mental health treatment

What does the future hold for mental health treatment? For far too long mental health provision in both our region and across the country is something which has been neglected in comparison to physical health. And still today – although attitudes towards mental illness appear to have improved – we do not have equal provision…

Hyperkalemia: Causes, Effects on the Heart, Pathophysiology, Treatment, Animation.

Hyperkalemia refers to abnormally high levels of potassium in the blood. In normal circumstances, more than 90% of the total body potassium is INTRAcellular; the remaining is in the EXTRAcellular fluid and blood plasma. The ratio of INTRAcellular to EXTRAcellular potassium is important for generation of action potentials and is essential for normal functions of…