All Test & Procedures Topics

Sep 18, 2016

Vasectomy Failure Rate

Vasectomy failure rate is much lower than many other birth control methods but there can be certain complications. Be sure to talk to your doctor before opting for vasectomy. more »

Jan 13, 2016

Hip Replacement Precautions

Proper hip replacement precautions help a lot in healing from the surgery. Here we list thoroughly daily routines after surgery and detailed tips for you! more »

Jun 23, 2015

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) Line: Complications and Care

Although these are rare, serious PICC line problems can be serious. Proper care and flushing of indwelling catheters can help prevent PICC line complications. more »

Jun 02, 2015

Life Support: Definition, Types, Pros & Cons

It is important to know about the types of life support procedures available to decide whether you should choose one for your loved ones with serious disorders. Also learn the pros and cons. more »

Jun 02, 2015

Fasting Blood Test

Fasting blood tests include triglyceride and cholesterol tests, glucose tests, and vitamin level tests which require fasting for up to 12 hours before testing for result accuracy. However, iron tests and GGT tests do not require fasting. more »

Oct 10, 2014

Liver Function Tests

Liver Function Test (also known as LFT) is a blood investigation to assess the functioning of liver and biliary system. Most cases of liver dysfunction are asymptomatic in the beginning, read the text to learn more about liver function tests. more »

May 25, 2014

Types of Thermometers

Different types of thermometers are intended to be used to measure different types of environments for temperature settings. Choosing the right thermometer for a task is essential to getting accurate readings on the items you are measuring. more »

Jan 20, 2014


Enema refers to inserting liquid into the rectum and colon via anus. Enema is used for various purposes. This article describes the various uses of enema and adverse effects of enema. more »

Jul 11, 2013

Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH)

Blood test for measuring LDH is a commonly ordered test. LDH or lactic acid dehydrogenase enzyme is an important marker of tissue injury and raised levels in the blood suggest an increased rate of tissue destruction. more »

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