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A procedure used by physicians to inspect the larynx, laryngoscopies are typically used after patients complain of symptoms of the throat and voice box.
A new study published in Cancer, a publication of the American Cancer Society, found that cervical cancer mortality rates are likely considerably higher than originally feared.
Given that HPV is linked with anal cancer, it is important that health care facilities take the necessary steps to reduce the risk of cross-contamination with HPV in the clinical setting, namely by using single-use medical tools.
In cases of surgery where tissue is dissected using products such as electrosurgical units, lasers, high speed drills and cautery units, surgical smoke is produced. As with smoke in any other context, repeated exposure can be harmful.
There are a number of strategies that clinics can employ to help inform as many patients as possible about routine pap smears.
In addition to being a health problem, those experiencing fecal incontinence typically experience embarrassment and emotional distress over the condition. Thankfully, there are a number of treatments that can help manage the issue.
No matter the motivation for surgery, the kinds of breast implants that are currently available to choose from remain the same.
Despite the popularity of breast augmentation surgery, the procedure comes with a number of notable risks.
Superbugs, much like less aggressive forms of HAIs, according to the Mayo Clinic, can lead to potentially life-threatening illnesses such as skin infections and pneumonia.
Despite rigorous government-mandated procedures for cleanliness and hygiene, healthcare-associated infections remain a common problem.
Why are IUDs such a good choice?
Patients are routinely put at risk of cross-contamination and are exposed to a number of dangerous infections including HIV, HPV and MRSA as a consequence.