Hip Fractures and Delirium


Hip fractures and delirium in geriatric population. Case-Study: Mr. N is a 63-year-old male admitted to the hospital 6 months ago. Mr. N sustained a hip fracture while navigating stairs at home. Mr. M reports that he was conscious and alert while he sustained a fall and he was immediately admitted to the emergency. Mr.…

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Link between “Too many vaccinations” & “Autism”. Is Autism the cause of too many vaccinations in a short time?


I was contacted by Jack Collins from the Academicearth.Org about a very interesting video. The video stated some useful points about multiple vaccinations in a short period. Jack Collins has narrated some interesting facts on the website and I am going to link that below. I would also suggest watching the video before reading my…

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Role of Physical Therapist in Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Depression Disorder: A Case Report.


  Hello Everyone!   I hope you all are doing well.. My DPT has finally finished and in my last semester I did a case-report writing/thesis on Postpartum Depression Disorder. Postpartum Depression is not directly related to physical therapy treatment, however, its consequences are!   My thesis will help not only the people with Postpartum…

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Key-points for presentation/seminar on Postpartum Depression Disorder.


Jewel (2011), states that differential diagnosis is a method used by doctor and health care professionals to find out the alternatives to particular signs and symptoms and to explain the patient the reason behind it. Jewel (2011), also states that the conclusion of the differential diagnosis can be obtained from the patient’s clinical background, history…

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Issues of Infertility in Developing Countries.


Whenever one mentions the provision of infertility treatment in developing countries, the reaction of the people is almost unanimously negative (Pennings, 2008).  The more one believes in the cultural construction of infertility, the more one will believe that infertility should be tackled not by treating the infertile but by targeting the ideologies that cause the…

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Cure of Tuberculosis and its influence on Global Health care.


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide (Menezes, Perez-Padilla, Jardim, Muino, Lopez, Valdivia & Hallal, 2005). Menezes et al. (2005) states that COPD cases are often underdiagnosed and undertreated, resulting in underestimation of the burden of this disease. Despite many advances in modern medicine, mankind’s old adversary tuberculosis…

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Health Care Insurance: Benefits or Necessity?


Pauly, Blavin and Meghan (2009), narrates the feasibility of low –cost family income based insurance plans for the developing countries.  The author in the very first line explains the critical effect of the developing countries which is spending out of pocket for health care (Pauly, Blavin & Meghan, 2009).  I would most likely pick India for the discussion…

Are NSAIDS the cause of Birth-defects?

Health Care Issues ” All that glitters is not gold”!!


In your opinion, what is the most important or vital health issue in developed countries?   In developing countries?  Why do you feel this way?  WHO declared more than six decades ago that the “enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being” (Robinson, 2009). Being…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Review of Research.


RHEUMATOID ARTHIRIS Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, symmetrical inflammatory arthritis that typically affects the small joints of the hands and feet, but can affect any synovial joint (Mooney & McGee, 2012). RA is an autoimmune disease; the immune system is the body’s own defense mechanism against foreign invaders and infection. In RA, the immune…

Is your child's gait normal?

Total hip arthroplasty


Total hip arthroplasty presently (THA) is one of the most extensively performed orthopedic surgeries in the United States during the last thirty years (White, Kim, Mehta, Merchant, Schweitzer, Morrison, Hutchinson, & Gross, 2008). Two hundred and eighty thousand surgeries are done yearly in the United States (Katz, Wright, Malchau, Mohamed, Nizar, Stedman, Baron, &Losina, 2012).…