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Bleeding Problems in Surgery

Bleeding constitutes a major concern to surgeons. Problems may arise during operation or postoperatively, and bleeding may be concealed or grossly obvious. The major causes are the following: 1. Physical defect in hemostasis—improper vessel ligation, overlooking a small transected vessel or other failure to achieve adequate hemostasis, or postoperative tissue devitalization and release of a […]

Sensations and pain: Pain

For many years Multiple Sclerosis was considered, medically, to be a painless disease, probably because the process of demyelination was thought in itself not to be painful. However, people with MS themselves have known for many years that specific symptoms could cause considerable pain, and this is now being recognized. Chronic pain is experienced by […]