Recto perineal fistula: The operation to repair this defect is performed at birth in order to avoid cosmetic, psychological and potential obstetric consequences in the future. This operation is done before the baby leaves the hospital during the newborn period. The patient is placed in prone position with the pelvis elevated. Multiple 6/0 silk stitches are placed around the fistula site.
There are no specific treatments for Stevens Johnson syndrome, so patients are usually given symptomatic treatment only. These treatments do not differ from those given to patients suffering from extensive burns. 1. Infection Control Stevens-Johnson syndrome increases your risk of infection. Therefore, reverse-isolation and sterile nursing techniques must be practiced to reduce your risk of acquiring infection.
We want to make sure that gravity is doing its job and that there is no fluid going back into the bladder which will help to prevent infection. We don’t want to ever place a bag in a patient lap or abdomen and we need to also watch the tubing so that is never above the patient’s bladder level and that it
Should parents be required to vaccinate their children? I agree that parents should vaccinate their children against measles. The reason why parents should vaccinate their children is that " Since then, the disease has continued to spread by people who were vaccinated. "This quote means that the people who weren't vaccinated got the disease.
The 3 main types of ileostomy surgery are: o Loop ileostomy. A partial incision will be made in the ileum so that there is an opening in the ileum. This opening will be stitched to the skin around your abdomen incision to make the stoma. This type of procedure is often temporary. o End ileostomy.
It is believed that an individual’s medical choices should not be governed. This is also a valid point. However, the decision to not vaccinate ones child not only affects the child’s health but the health of others. This point alone validates why it necessary to mandate vaccinations for all
If just the tip of your finger was removed, the wound will typically heal on its own with a protective dressing and regular cleaning. • For more severe injuries, a portion of skin may need to be taken from another part of the body (graft) and attached to the wound site until it heals. • If a large portion of the finger was amputated, it may be possible to reattach it surgically (replantation). HOME CARE INSTRUCTIONS • Take medicines only as directed by your health care provider.
Therefore, people use the morning after pill to prevent pregnancy. The pill helps by temporarily stopping ovulation or slowing down the process of the egg and the sperm from meeting each other. You may experience a few minor side effects, such as nausea, headache, breast tenderness etc. The morning after pill also has social impacts in this society, as it prevents young teenagers from being a parent but also being used as a safety net. Even though the morning after pill is effective, you should think twice before having sex with someone whom you barely know what their sexual background
It is a leading cause of maternal death in the 1st trimester about 16.7/100,000 patient. The common site of ectopic pregnancy is at the distal part of the fallopian tube which is the ampulla about 97% and isthmus, proximal part of the fallopian tube is the 2nd commonest site about 4%. Other than that are cornual 2.5%, ovary 0.4%, cervix 0.1% and abdominal 0.03%. In her case, the ectopic pregnancy can happen in the tube and it is likely will be either one of the sites. There are many risk factors that can contribute to ectopic pregnancy and it can be divided to high, moderate and low risk as it shows in the table below
Apheresis: donating your own platelets and plasma. Before surgery, your platelets and plasma, which help stop bleeding, and withdrawn, filtered and returned to you when you need it later. This process may eliminate the need for the donor platelets and plasma, especially in high blood-loss procedures. The disadvantage of this process is that some medical
One of the more fascinating things that I read in this chapter pertains to the two cultures of New Guinea in which there were remarkable similarities between men and women. In fact, despite their various differences; both the gentle friendly and relatively docile Arapesh culture and the savage barbaric Mundugumor culture of New Guinea both see men and woman are as equals with each gender sharing similar roles during child baring and hunting in each respective culture. One fact that I found interesting about the women of the Mundugumor culture is that they lacked a maternal instinct and viewed the idea of child bearing to be repulsive (the book specifically states that Mundugumor women actively dislike children) which is a stark contrast to most of western society in which it is the cultural norm for women to have a high maternal instinct and the actively enjoy the act of bearing children (Kimmel 60-61). Another interesting thing that I learned in this chapter was about a group of biological men from a Native American tribe
children. As one of Islamic customs, 94% of women have undergone genital mutilation. This was done for pre-martial reasons. Even though this practice was outlawed back in 1994, there are still strong traditions that women and girls get this done. Many attempts have been made to end this practice but there is a conflict where if the Government and health agencies end this, they are said to be unethical.