Patient Physician

RUSH HOURS: EMERGENCY LINE

The emergency department is a busy unit in the hospital which works 24hours daily… What a great deal you must wonder, of course it is and lets see how it works. An emergency department also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), casualty room, emergency room, is a medical treatment facility specializing in emergency […]

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TOUCHING: MATERNAL DEATH CLAIMS YET ANOTHER IN THIS REAL-LIFE ACCOUNT.

Maternal death, also know as Maternal Mortality, is the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes. That is the […]

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AN AUTISTIC CHILD GETS MORE CARE; THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW!!

Autism is a group of serious developmental problems called autism spectrum disorders that appear in early childhood usually before age three.   This brain disorder, which slows down physical, locomotive and mental development in a child till adulthood, if not managed earlier, is no more a rare disorder.   In fact, a recent study by […]

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EBOLA SURVIVOR DELIVERS BABY AS FIRST CONSULTANT HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT REJOICE.

The management and staff of First Consultant Medical Centre (FCMC) were all in a joyful mood on Wednesday as an official of the hospital and an Ebola survivor, Dr. Ada Igonoh, successfully gave birth to a baby girl in the United States.   Announcing the good news at a press conference in Lagos yesterday, the […]

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‘TIPS FOR PATIENTS TO HELP PREVENT INACCURATE DIAGNOSIS’ – KEVIN.MD

The concept of inaccurate diagnosis is a common finding among doctors, who for various reasons, may not be totally culpable for some of these inaccurate diagnosis. It is quite unimaginable to believe that a doctor purposefully sets out to make a series of mistakes, in the form of a diagnostical errors. Inaccurate diagnosis comes in […]

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MEDICAL PLANE COLLIDES WITH BOEING 737 IN SENEGAL

The Senegalese National Civil Aviation Agency on Monday, in Dakar, confirmed that a small medical evacuation plane carrying seven people, which crashed off Senegal, collided with a Boeing 737 over the Atlantic Ocean. It said in an earlier report that the reasons for the crash of the Air Senegal aircraft, which was coming from Burkina […]

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I DON’T HAVE MY MEDICAL FEES, JUST A COCONUT – 63 YEAR OLD PATIENT

He sat waiting on the queue along the corridor. He looked dejected and seems to be a widower, I did not confirm this though. Among all the patients visiting the urologic clinic yesterday, he appeared to be the oldest. As I walk in to the consulting room with my colleagues, as students posted to the […]

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SHOCKER: 50 PEOPLE ARE QUARANTINED FOLLOWING DEATH OF SUSPECTED EBOLA PATIENT.

Fifty people have been placed in quarantine in northern Sierra Leone after the death of a middle-aged woman from the Ebola virus, medical officials said Tuesday, in a setback for the country’s bid to gain Ebola-free status. “We are conducting an epidemiological investigation to trace the extent of the transmission” as the woman ho died […]

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ALL PATIENTS LIE!!! – DR HOUSE

A strong metaphor, isn’t it? But that is the underlying principle of Dr Gregory House, the main character in the popular, award winning series, House MD. After going through the first two seasons, now watching the third season, it makes perfect sense when he says, All Patients Lie. This philosophy, and some other debatable principles, […]

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P-SQUARE COMES DOWN HARD ON VIOLENCE AT LAST!!!

Peter of P-square released this sensational picture on his instagram page yesterday. It speaks volumes!!! The personal message accompanying the photo is as follows; A house where a woman is unsafe is not a home. #stop #stopdomesticviolence #mymessagefortoday I saw this to support what is going on this week in Imo state. Yes it is […]

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TRULY AMAZING: WATER THERAPY FOR WEIGHT LOSS DISCOVERED!!

I got this beautiful piece earlier today from one of DoctorsQuarters.com authors. She demanded I share it with you. Yes for those of you who are exercise freaks but you just seem not to have the time to do so much physical work, then this may just be for you. Remember, this therapy was tried […]

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Before You Go For Blood Donation, You Should Know This

Over the past few days, there have been more and more violence, carnage and death recorded all across Nigeria. The cause of these wanton destruction of life and properties ranges from domestic violence, road traffic accidents, occupational accidents and terrorist attacks especially from the dreaded Boko Haram. But the underlying factor of all this set […]

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STUNNING REASONS WHY HONEY MAY JUST BE BETTER THAN SUGAR.

I have always wondered why sugar is a common feature in most kitchens in Nigeria. May be because it is cheaper than honey, after all I know its not everyday you see bees or even a bee hive. I have always known that somehow, honey is more nutritious than sugar. I stand to be corrected […]