Healthcare Procedures Archive

How to Maintain a Full Recovery from Drug Abuse with A Mental Illness

According to recent statistics, drug abuse is still on the rise with heroin and fentanyl ranking at the top as the most abused when compared to cases versus oxycodone and hydrocodone. The probable reason is that it’s cheaper and easier to acquire. In a report released in November 2015 by the U.S. Surgeon General, it states that

The Relationship Between Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

Both mental illness and substance abuse are troubling when they affect friends and loved ones. Some feel that disorientation and behavioral issues are the result of the drugs someone many have taken, while others believe people tend to find solace in drugs or alcohol as a self-medication for mental illness. There is some truth to

Technological Hazards in the Healthcare Industry

Technology hazards taking place in the healthcare industry are very common. To avoid the repetition of those, the Emergency Care Research Institute in short termed as ECRI releases few hazards for the healthcare to know about the make them aware of the various safety measures. The 10 technological hazards for the year 2016 released by

High Margin Medical Procedures

They might be providing care and saving lives but hospitals are actually run like any other type of business, and profit is the key to survival in a competitive market. The healthcare market is worth more than one can imagine and with the rise of medical tourism, hospitals and medical practices, there is a need

NOT ALL ABOUT LOOKS: Can Plastic Surgery Save Or Actually Improve Lives?

Cosmetic and plastic surgery have had their load of bad press but it’s not all about looks. Sometimes, they’re the only solutions to real medical problems and they can have a beneficial and often life-saving impact on a patient’s health. Performed in hospitals’ operating rooms under strict regulations, such plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures can

Healthcare Trends: Electrosurgery

The concept of using heat as a form of therapy and treatment to stop bleeding has been used for centuries, and was initially known as thermal cautery where tissues were burnt by thermal heat, including steam or hot metal, with the intention of destroying damaged or diseased tissue to prevent infections and reduce bleeding. Today,