Breathing Emergencies

shortness of breath

How to manage shortness of breath

Introduction  Unexpected shortness of breath, or breathing trouble (dyspnoea), is the most common motive for visiting a hospital. It’s also one of the most common reasons people call for an ambulance. It’s normal to get out of breath when you’ve overexerted yourself, but when breathlessness comes on suddenly and unexpectedly, it’s usually a warning sign of a …

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Guidelines For Neonatal Resuscitation

These guidelines are intended for individuals who are charged with the responsibility of carrying out neonatal resuscitation. The guidelines are applicable to neonates who are making the transitional development from life in the uterus to the outside world. They are also relevant for neonates who have finished perinatal transition, and would have to be resuscitated …

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Sinus congestion: causes, signs, symptoms and treatment

Sinus congestion refers to a condition in which the mucus blocks the nasal passages, nose or sinuses blocking airflow across the passageways. A person with sinus congestion may experience runny nose or stuffy nose, posterior nasal drip, nasal congestion, ref eyes, cough, sore throat and fever. Treatment for sinus congestion may often depend on its …

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