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Hypothermia

What is Hypothermia With the weather cooling off and the snow season upon us we thought it was best to touch on the topic of Hypothermia, what causes it, what are the risks, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Hypothermia is a potentially dangerous drop in body...

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Hypothermia

Egyptian Mummy Artefact

Mummy Observed via CT imaging An Egyptian mummy artefact from the Nicholson Museum was scanned using a Siemens SOMATOM AS+. The artefact was scanned using both a high resolution single source technique as well as dual energy to reveal as much information as...

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Egyptian Mummy Artefact

Headache or Migraine?

Where is my pain? While migraines may all feel like bad headaches, not all bad headaches are migraines. To tell if you truly have a migraine, ask yourself, Where is my pain? Sinus Headache - region mid face, around nose and eyes Tension Headache - region forehead...

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Headache or Migraine

Management and Plastering Workshop

Acute Hand and Wrist Injuries Can you correctly identify a serious hand or wrist injury? Are you competent at application of plaster for immobilisation of an injured hand/wrist? GPs and PNs are invited to attend this workshop where you will develop the knowledge...

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Dehydration

What is Dehydration? Dehydration occurs when the body has insufficient water to allow for proper bodily functions this generally occurs when an individual loses more fluid than they are consuming. While mild dehydration can be uncomfortable, severe dehydration can...

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Hydration