Heart and Vessels

Acute Ischemic Colitis – Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis, Treatment

Acute Ischemic Colitis Acute ischemic colitis refers to an inflammation of the colon (a part of the large intestine) due to impairment of the blood flow to the colon. Sudden left side abdominal pain and blood in the bowel movement, appearing in a person after 50 years of age, are characteristic symptoms. The resulting >> Read More ...

First Aid in Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD)

What Is Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD)? Sudden cardiac death is an unexpected death due to cardiac causes occurring within 1 hour of symptom onset in a person in whom no previously life threatening heart condition was diagnosed. Typical SCD victim is an adult, collapsing without obvious reason during regular activity and dying >> Read More ...
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