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Pregnacy Induced Hypertension (PIH) Case Study

Pregnacy Induced Hypertension (PIH) Case Study

Pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is one of the most common complications of pregnancy. This occurs during the 20th week of gestation or late in the second trimester of pregnancy. This is a health condition wherein there is a rise in the blood pressure and disappears after termination of pregnancy or delivery. PIH was formerly called toxaemia […]

Ectopic Pregnancy Case Study

Ectopic Pregnancy Case Study

Ectopic pregnancy is the abnormal implantation of a fertilized ovum anywhere outside the uterine cavity or normal site of implantation. This is one of the most common complications of pregnancy during the first trimester. There is no exact statistic that would represent ectopic pregnancy because many cases were masked by misdiagnosis. Oftentimes, pregnancy is believed […]

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Case Study

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Case Study

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), also known as type III diabetes mellitus, is one of the most common type of diabetes mellitus and considered the most common complications of pregnancy. This health problem is like pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) that develops during pregnancy and disappears after the delivery of the fetus, or as maternal body returns to […]

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Case Study

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Case Study

Transient Ischemic Attack is also known as TIA by the medical professionals but in layman’s term, they usually call it as “mini stroke” or “stroke like illness”.  The only difference of TIA with stroke is the time frame as well as the absence of tissue death or infarction. Compared with stroke which has a more […]

Anaphylactic Shock Case Study -The Impending Doom

Anaphylactic Shock Case Study -The Impending Doom

Anaphylaxis is an alarming emergency situation because of its rapid onset which may lead to death within a short period of time. Despite of its fatalities, death and the irreversible damage it caused, anaphylaxis is not always recognized thus, studies may underestimate the incidence (Soar et al, 2008). Anaphylaxis is not a reportable disease and […]

Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Case Study

Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Case Study

Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is caused by recurrent ear infections resulting to tympanic membrane perforation characterized by persistent foul smelling otorrhea from the middle ear. Misconception on ear infection as related to poor hygiene and embarrassing foul smelling ear discharges, generates an erroneous notion of social stigma—which is one of the major causes of […]