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Top 10 Best Nursing Shoes For Women And Men In 2022

By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on January 16th, 2019 in Uncategorized

Nurses’ role in the workplace is extremely important. They are not just the doctor’s assistant. They are the patient’s advocate. Their day is filled with so much work that causes stress not only mentally but also emotionally and physically. During my shift, I attend to many patients and have to endure standing for a long […]

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Intercostal Muscle Strain

By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on July 21st, 2018 in Pain Management

The intercostal muscle is one of the important muscles in the upper cavity. It plays a huge role in stabilizing the upper body and aid in breathing. The intercostal muscles have three layers: the external, internal, and innermost layer. Because of some activities and health practices, the layers of the intercostal muscles are strained to […]

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Prostate Location

By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on June 12th, 2018 in Anatomy and Body

The prostate is a gland anatomically situated in between the bladder and the penis. Its size is similar to that of the walnut. Its shape is similar to that of the rounded cone and the base points toward the bladder. It is both a muscular and a glandular structure. The prostate has ducts that open […]

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How to Fix a Dislocated Toe ?

By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on June 11th, 2018 in Pain Management

Toes are tiny body parts that are prone to sprain, dislocation, and breakage. A dislocated toe is when the toe bone moves out of its normal position. A dislocated toe occurs when the ligament that holds the bones in the toe together is torn. A dislocated toe rarely occurs. It only happens when there is […]

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What side is your appendix on

By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on December 18th, 2017 in Anatomy and Body

Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix. What is an appendix? It is a tiny sac attached in the cecum (first section of the colon) in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. It is a vermiform appendix because of its resemblance to a worm. It is anatomically positioned in the right iliac region of […]

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By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on November 15th, 2017 in Pain Management

What is Odynophagia? Definition Odynophagia is a medical term for painful swallowing. It is often confused with the term dysphagia, which means difficulty swallowing. With odynophagia, the patient complains of pain when trying to swallow. The pain can be felt in the mouth, throat, and/or esophagus. If the patient complains of pain when swallowing, it […]

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Medial Knee Pain

By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on November 13th, 2017 in Pain Management

The knee is a large and complex joint. It connects the femur to the tibia. It also has other surrounding structures like the tibia and kneecap. The knee plays a very important role in various bodily functions and movements such as walking, running, and jumping. The complexity of the structure of the knee makes it […]

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Growth Factor

By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on November 11th, 2017 in Drugs and Treatment

What is a growth factor? Definition It is a naturally occurring substance that simulate the growth of cells. It also promotes healing, proliferation, and cellular differentiation. It acts as a signalling molecule between the cells. Growth factor is a subset of cytokines. It can be secreted by neighboring cells as well as distant glands and […]

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Bruised Toenail

By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on November 9th, 2017 in Skin

A bruised toenail is usually not a cause of alarm. Normally, it does not possess a serious health concern, but it can limit your activities of daily living. If not handled properly, it could lead to a serious health problem. A bruised toenail is actually a result of damage to the underlying tissues or bones […]

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By Dr. Jackie Te RN, MD on November 7th, 2017 in Skin

A porokeratosis is a skin lesion characterized by thinned centre and surrounded by cornoid lamella (ridge-like border) caused by increasing number of ketatinocytes (skin cell surface). One of the common types of porokeratosis is Porokeratosis of Mibelli. (1) Porokeratosis Pictures Photo 1: A clinical manifestation of porokeratosis of mibelli. Picture Source:   Photo 2: […]

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