Portable EKG or ECG (electrocardiography) has been recognized as an important innovation in the medical industry which can transform the status quo of medical care. This portable device can significantly help in the early detection of cardiovascular diseases, such as, arrhythmias, cardiomyopathy, and heart failure to name a few.
The onslaught of COVID-19 pandemic has brought havoc not only in the economy and healthcare sector all over the world, but also in the education industry. To conform to unavoidable changes in these trying times means you have to be flexible. The upcoming school year will test the resiliency and the foundation of our education system as school administrators worldwide are gearing towards Hybrid or Blended learning and instructional models.
One of severe symptoms of COVID-19 is extremely low blood oxygen level, or hypoxia, which causes blood clotting. In most cases of lung diseases, like pneumonia, low oxygen saturation in blood results to fluid-filled or stiff lungs, increased level of carbon dioxide, and shortness of breath. However, many COVID-19 patients with hypoxia didn't actually show any of these signs in the early stage of infection. Doctors reported that these patients live their lives normally and generally describe themselves as comfortable.
Telemedicine or telehealth refers to the practice of health-related services through digital platforms, such as, computers and mobile devices between medical practitioners and patients. This medical practice has been around for years and even decades in some countries. However, Its practicality became more apparent in the past months due to COVID-19 pandemic.
On the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, many of us were forced to stay in our houses. Even so, we still have to go out every now and then to either buy food, medicine, or just simply go to work. This made a lot of us to be fearful that we may have been in contact with someone who has the virus while we're outside and that we may have also contracted the disease.