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The remarkable process of fracture healing

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The adult human body contains around 207 bones. Like any system in the body, it’s prone to damage, but did you know that bone is one of the few tissues that can heal without forming a fibrous scar?READ POST

Anatomy behind funduscopy

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Funduscopy is part of an assessment of the eye performed by a clinician. It is done by inspecting the fundus of the eyeball 👀, with an instrument known as an ophthalmoscope (funduscope), which is simply a light source modified optically with the addition of lenses.🔦READ POST

Epidural injection

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Epidural spinal injections are a form of steroidal injection used to treat pain in the spine, normally caused by nerve compression due to a herniated disc, degenerative disc, or other spinal conditions.READ POST

Case Study: Tidelands Health

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As their region’s largest healthcare provider, Tidelands Health is dedicated to keeping the communities they serve healthy and active, inside and outside of the hospital.READ POST

The physiology behind wound healing

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We all accidentally cut ourselves from time to time and think nothing of it. But have you ever paused for a moment to consider what actually happens when we damage tissue, and what is involved in the healing process?READ POST

Auscultation of the lungs

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At some point, we may have made a trip to the clinic and as part of the examination, the clinician pulls out a device and listens to your lungs, but what do they actually listen for?READ POST

Physiology of the urinary system

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You’re on a long coach ride, or sitting through a meeting, and suddenly you have the urge to pee. We’ve all been there. But have you ever wondered how your body tells you it’s time for a bathroom break? READ POST