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BMI, BMR and BSA – Decoding its Importance!

Key Facts: According to World health Organization (WHO)- Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 650 million were obese. 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were...

Understanding Arrhythmia and its Detection!

According to a recent study by the American Health Association (AHA)- Cardiac arrhythmias are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in heart disease and are the likely cause of more than a quarter of a million deaths annually in the United States alone. What is...

The Importance of an Accurate Drug Delivery

“Recently, a jury in Florida returned a verdict of $7.5 million against a pediatrician who neglected to tell a mother or other doctors that her daughter had a dangerous heart condition which later killed her (Rowe v. Wickham Pediatrics/Dr. Agha). The circumstances...

The Next Big Thing in the field of Medicine – Internet of Things!

Technology is advancing at a brisk pace and is carrying along with it its own share of positives and negatives. Where technology has played a very crucial and influencing role is in the field of medicine. The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has taken several...

Should you check your Vision more often?

Ophthalmologists usually suggest that people need to have an eye test every two years. Eye tests don’t just assess your vision but also detects other critical issues such as diabetes and High Blood Pressure. Eye tests check these issues by reading changes in the blood...

Technological Brilliance Blent with Healthcare Industry!

Technological advancements have influenced each and every industry in varying scales. The contribution of technology in the field of healthcare is immense. And AKAS Medical is one of the few companies who work on technology to the core. Right from designing quality...

AKAS Medicals – The Present and the future!

AKAS Medicals is one of the few critical care equipment manufacturing companies that update and upgrade their medical equipment based on technological advancement. The dedicated team of personnel with years of experience in engineering and medical fields design every...

All you Need to Know about Pediatric Vital Signs

Vital signs are a measurement of blood pressure, respiratory rate, heart rate and temperature. The measure of each and every parameter holds a different meaning for children and adults. Normal values for vital signs exist for adults, but in the case of children, it...

The Role of a Pulse Oximeter in Patient Care

A pulse oximeter is a device used in healthcare units to measure the amount of oxygen in the bloodstream. It is a simple yet important medical equipment that checks if the oxygen level in the blood is within a healthy range. The ideal range is 88-92%. However, if the...

All you Need to Know about Syringe Pumps

From being a life-saver to conducting advanced research, syringe pumps have played a significant role in the field of medicine for over 50 years. Just like how innovation keeps bringing in new changes in the way we live, syringe pumps have influenced scientific...

Critical-Care Nursing and Supporting Medical Equipments

Critical-care Nursing, otherwise called as Intensive-Care Unit nursing, is a specialty that asks for immense focus and endurance. ICU nurses have years of experience in actively monitoring and treating seriously ill patients with life-threatening conditions. These...

Intensive Care – What You Need to Know!

Looking after patients and constantly monitoring them with a specialised team comprising of nurses, dieticians, physiotherapists and consultants is the general outlook that people have on Intensive Care Unit. But this just forms a part of the entire story. A lot of...