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, Wound Recovery and Care Following an Operation

Wound Recovery and Care Following an Operation

Communicate honestly with your physician during the course of post-operative care. Optimal wound recovery depends on monitoring potential infections closely

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, Different Revenue Sources in a Single-payer Healthcare Delivery System

Different Revenue Sources in a Single-payer Healthcare Delivery System

As for employer-based health insurance, the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (also known as Obamacare or the ACA) was meant to address these growing concerns regarding widespread (over 50 million citizens as of 2012) lack of …

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, How does Quarantine Stop the Spread of New Pathogens?

How does Quarantine Stop the Spread of New Pathogens?

Given the seemingly endless Hollywood fascination with zombies in recent years (as well as the oft-repeated viral origin for the undead themselves), there is an undercurrent of interest in pathology running through the American public. In the zombie movies, the quarantines always seem to fail, and doctors are left speechless. How do quarantines actually work? When are they deemed necessary, and what chances do modern quarantine protocols have at stopping the next world pandemic?

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, How likely is a World Pandemic on the Scale of the Black Death or Yellow Fever?

How likely is a World Pandemic on the Scale of the Black Death or Yellow Fever?

Pandemics are a significant problem and risk in the past and future.

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