Importance of Regular Health Checkup: Preventive Medicine

The human body is a complex machine. It is a network of different organs, bones, muscles, and systems. Owing to the fact that the functioning of the human body is multifaceted, one needs to ensure regular health checkups.

In case there is any disorder, it can be detected at an early stage and eliminated as soon as possible before it reaches a dangerous and incurable stage or starts to affect the other parts of the body.

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Boost Faster Healing with Waterproof Dressing

Waterproof dressings are transparent film dressings comprised of Polyurethane (PU) film coated with adhesive. They offer a transparent, waterproof film layer that serves as a bacterial barrier.

Although the dressings do repel water they are still porous and thus breathable. This aids in providing an environment that is moist, leading to faster healing. They are ideal for the protection of wounds as they seal out water, dirt and germs; therefore decreasing the chances of infection.
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Role of Nanocrystalline Silver Dressings in Wound Care

Silver has been used as an antimicrobial since the 1800s. But since the discovery of systemic antibiotics in the early 20th century, the use of silver had declined. In the last two decades, interest in silver for wound treatment has resurged. However, there are very few quantitative data available on the systemic absorption of silver and the associated clinical risk.
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Bandages : Short-Stretch vs Long-Stretch

We all are aware that wound healing is more complicated than just wound assessment and treatment. To select the most appropriate bandaging system, one must understand the concepts of extensibility, recoil, and working and resting pressures. Till date, little research has been done to investigate the best combinations of bandages or different bandage application techniques. We totally rely on clinical experience and tradition.

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