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Triage Techniques In An Emergency Department  

An emergency department can be a chaotic place, especially on busy nights. One of the ways that staff brings order to all of this chaos is through triage. So what is triage? Essentially, it's the framework by which emergency room staff prioritize patients and decide on care. An improper triage [...]

What You Should Know About Organ Donation  

Are you an organ donor? It's a common question, one you've probably heard when getting your driver's license. Becoming an organ donor is easy, but what is organ donation really, and how does it help people? Here's what you should know. What Is Organ Donation? Organ donation involves harvesting all [...]

How Exercising and Losing Weight Can Help Obese People With Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common medical condition characterized by the increase in the pressure against the inner walls of the arteries as blood moves through them. Obesity, another common but serious condition, has been shown to increase the risk of developing hypertension significantly. How does obesity cause [...]