What is Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

What is Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) – Dr. Sheetu Singh

ARDS is a condition generated due to a lack of oxygen in the lungs. This deficiency occurs due to the build-up of fluid in the tiny sacs present inside the lungs which are called alveoli. This reduces the supply of blood in the organs using which they function properly.  Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome occurs in people with already existing critical illnesses or having any significant injuries. Many patients suffering from …
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Pulmonary Function Test

Pulmonary Function Test (PFT)- Purpose, Procedure and Risks – Dr. Sheetu Singh

Pulmonary Function Test (PFT) also referred to as Lung Function Tests, are the tests that measure breathing patterns and identify the functioning of the lungs. These help in determining the amount of air going in and out of the lungs, and finding out if your lungs work efficiently during physical exercises as well. PFTs are non-invasive diagnostic tests to identify different aspects related to lung functioning such as lung volume …
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What is cystic fibrosis Symptoms, and Treatments - Dr. Sheetu Singh

What is cystic fibrosis? Symptoms, and Treatments – Dr. Sheetu Singh

It is a genetic disorder which is inherited from parents to their offspring. This occurs due to gene defect thus causing changes in the protein produced by it. That protein control movement of salt in and out of the cell. A child must inherit one copy of the defective gene from each to have this disease. Cystic fibrosis can cause dire results in the individuals carrying the responsible gene. CF …
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How to use a Nebulizer Good Nebulization Practice Dr. Sheetu Singh

How to use a Nebulizer | Good Nebulization Practice | Dr. Sheetu Singh

Your doctor has prescribed medication for you to use a nebulizer to inhale because you have asthma, COPD, or another lung condition. A nebulizer is a tiny device that creates a mist from liquid medication. Through a mouthpiece that is connected to the machine, you sit and breathe in. Breathing slowly and deeply for 10 to 15 minutes allows the medication to enter your lungs. This makes inhaling the medication …
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Throat cancer Symptoms and causes Dr. Sheetu Singh

Throat cancer | Symptoms and causes | Dr. Sheetu Singh

The general term for cancer that affects one or more areas of your throat is “throat cancer.” Typically, those who have larynx cancer also have laryngeal or pharyngeal cancer (the middle part of their throat.) Surgery is frequently used by medical professionals to treatcancer. What is cancer of the throat? The common term for cancer that affects one or more areas of your throat is “throat cancer.” Typically, those who have larynx …
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