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Getting safe emergency care at United Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic

Since March 2020, news about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic may have made many of us feel anxious about going to the emergency of a hospital or getting medical care, and we may have wondered if it is safe to go to the hospital. In the beginning, we have found out that nearly 30% of people were avoiding or delaying medical care due to COVID-19 concerns. Emergency departments of some hospitals had about half their usual number of patients.
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Medical Cyclotron and PET CT at United Hospital, vanguard in reshaping cancer care

On the basement floor of the United Hospital, one will find many highly specialized state-of-the-art medical equipment where the Nuclear Medicine and Radiation (radiotherapy) wings are located. United Hospital Cancer Care Centre is entirely devoted to provide cancer patients with the most effective range of innovative cancer diagnosis and treatment available. It is the first vanguard hospital playing pioneering role in reshaping the cancer care of Bangladesh as it introduced back in 2011 the first PET-CT scanner and Medical Cyclotron to produce FDG (Fludeoxyglucose), the radioactive isotope which is used in PET-CT scan to detect the presence, spread, recurrence and treatment progress of cancer.
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Getting it right first time in urology

Urology can be broadly defined as the specialty that manages patients with diseases of the male and female urinary tract, and of the male reproductive organs. It covers a wide range of common conditions including urinary tract infections, urinary tract stones, problems with bladder emptying, urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. Urologists also treat patients with kidney, bladder, prostate, penile and testicular cancer. The last of these typically affects younger men than most cancers; prostate cancer, on the other hand, is most often seen in older patients.
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Physical medicine and rehabilitation care using a patient-centred approach

Physical medicine and rehabilitation also known as "physiatry" or rehabilitation medicine is a medical specialty that helps people regain bodily functions they lost due to medical conditions or injury. Rehabilitation can help many bodily functions, including bowel and bladder problems, chewing and swallowing, problems thinking or reasoning, movement or mobility, speech, and language.
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), where big journeys of newborns begin with small steps

The birth of a baby is a wonderful and very complex process. Many physical and emotional changes occur for both mother and baby. A baby must make many physical adjustments to life outside the mother's body. Leaving the uterus means that a baby can no longer depend on the mother's blood supply and placenta for important body functions.
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Screening at doorstep: A smart step for your health

The prospect of spending hours in a queue at the diagnostic lab or the hospital deters many or at least prompts them to defer stepping out for diagnostic tests. For many people, the idea of spending hours in a lab or hospital may sound demotivating. Many people also avoid going for preventive screenings and lab tests as they dread battling city traffic.
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Post-COVID Rehab assisting coronavirus patients on the way to functional normalcy

When Ayub Ali, 55, a COVID patient, thought of returning to work after getting discharged from hospital, he realized that he could not walk even small distances without his heart rate increasing. He had to be readmitted to hospital.
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Dialysis for CKD patients during COVID-19 pandemic

Older adults and those with underlying medical conditions are at a much higher risk for severe illness when infected with COVID, this includes individuals with CKD (chronic kidney disease). Individuals who are on dialysis or who have received a kidney transplant will have weaker immune systems than the general population, which can leave them more vulnerable to COVID infection. Adults who have CKD stage 5 but are not on dialysis or have not had transplant, who are over 70 and are on any form of immunosuppression or have been on one in the past or who has autoimmune inflammation of kidney, are also at very high risk and clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID 19.
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Covid-19 Home Isolation Services with care kits for remote monitoring

Some coronavirus positive cases may be asymptomatic while a few may experience mild to moderate, or even severe symptoms. As per the latest studies, about 80% of Covid-19 patients experience mild or no symptoms. This implies that a majority of the positive patients can recover at home under remote medical monitoring and care.
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Strengthening the fight against COVID pandemic

In these testing times of a global pandemic, many government & private hospitals small and big, NGOs and philanthropists alike have come forward to help strengthen the fight against Covid-19.
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Involuntary loss of urine

Millions of women experience involuntary loss of urine called urinary incontinence (UI). Some women may lose a few drops of urine while running or coughing. Others may feel a strong, sudden urge to urinate just before losing a large amount of urine. Many women experience both symptoms. UI can be slightly bothersome or totally debilitating. For some women, the risk of public embarrassment keeps them from enjoying many activities with their family and friends. Urine loss can also occur during sexual activity and cause tremendous emotional distress. Women experience UI twice as often as men. Pregnancy and childbirth, menopause, and the structure

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Infection Control

One of our key clinical priorities is to protect our patients, visitors and staff from the risk of healthcare-associated infections caused by bacteria (germs).

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Millions of people in Bangladesh get cancer each year. Whether you have cancer or are close to someone who does, understanding what to expect can help you cope.

Many cancer deaths could be prevented by making healthy choices like not smoking, staying at a healthy weight, eating right, keeping active, and getting recommended screening tests. Stay Away from Tobacco: Quitting tobacco is not easy,

The sooner you quit, the more you can reduce your chances of getting cancer and other diseases.

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Back pain

Back pain is a very common complaint. According to the Mayo Clinic, approximately 80% of all Americans will have low back pain at least once in their lives.

Back pain is a common reason for absence from work and doctor visits. Although back pain may be painful and uncomfortable, it is not usually serious.
Even though back pain can affect people of any age, it is significantly more common among adults aged between 35 and 55 years. Experts say that back pain is associated with the way our bones, muscles and ligaments in our backs work together.

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Blood in Stool

Rectal bleeding (known medically as hematochezia) refers to the passage of red blood from the anus, often mixed with stool and/or blood clots.

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Do not ignore Chest Pain

There are many causes of chest pain, and while many are not serious, it may be difficult to distinguish a heart attack, pulmonary embolus or aortic dissection,

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