COVID-19 Increasing Ventilator Capacity – Overview

Ventilator to 4 patients - Covid-19

GlobalRPh student writer One of the major problems in most hospitals during the COVID-19 outbreak is the lack of sufficient ventilators for patients. As of March 25, 2020, there are more than 400,000 cases of coronavirus globally and at least 18,000 deaths.     New assessment tool Check out the CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) ASSESSMENT

Gastrointestinal Diseases – Overview

GlobalRPh student writer Gastrointestinal diseases (aka GI disease or GI disorder) are those that affect the digestive tract (GI tract). This may include sections from the esophagus to the rectum, and the accessory digestive organs liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Gastrointestinal diseases can be acute, chronic, or recurrent. It covers a wide

Vancomycin – Overview

Basic Review - Vancomycin GlobalRPh Student writer Vancomycin is a drug that is beneficial in the case of life-threatening bacterial infections and should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. Common administration routes: intravenously, orally or by inhalation. The

Understanding Hepatitis – Overview

GlobalRPH student writer Weighing in at approximately 2.4 to 3 pounds, the liver is the largest and one of the busiest internal organs. It’s also the only organ that can regenerate. It’s the liver that converts dietary nutrients into substances that the body can use. It filters the blood and helps

Iron Deficiency and Anemia – Signs and Therapeutic Options

IRON DEFICIENCY AND ANEMIA- SIGNS AND THERAPEUTIC OPTIONS

Iron Deficiency and Anemia GlobalRPh student writer Iron is an essential mineral. Be it forming and oxygenating blood cells and hemoglobin, maintaining the immune system, or contributing to cognitive function, the human body needs iron. This said, iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. Almost 2 billion people

Aging in place: How smart devices are helpful

There are numerous devices which can help people aging in place. Such devices provide reminders about the events through visual, verbal or audible means. If we consider the non-electronic methods of helping in such situations, there are a few ways too. This includes noting down the essential events in a