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Betterment of Emergency Medical Services In Bhutan

Emergency Medical Services (EMS), also known as ambulance forces or paramedic forces are the form of emergency services committed on the provision of out-of-hospital acute medical care, transfer to hospital and comprehensive services, and other medical transport services to patients with acute sickness and injuries. EMS may also be locally known as a paramedic service, the first aid team, or emergency and rescue troop.

The ultimate objective of the majority of emergency medical services is to either supply medical management to the individuals in need of emergency medical care, with the intention of adequately treating the acute conditions, or organizing for the appropriate extrication and transport of the victim to an appropriate facility. This is most expected to be at an emergency department at a hospital.

Women's Health in India And Challenges

Generally, women's health receives attention only during pregnancy; this comes from our patriarchal understanding of women's role in society.

According to the "OECD Health Statistics 2014: How Does India Compare" report, the overall health spending accounted for only 4% of the GDP in India in 2012, out of which only 33% of health spending was funded by public sources.

Further, health accounted for only 4.8% of total government spending in 2012. India ranks extremely high even among other developing countries in out-of-pocket costs on healthcare.

Training at Maximal Power in Resisted Sprinting

When it comes to manipulating the constraints of sprinting determinants, there is no real consensus on the method of implementing resisted sprint training. Researchers hypothesize that resisted sprint training in the individual optimal loading condition (i.e. in the Fv zone of Pmax production) would result in greater improvement of force and power capacity (i.e. early acceleration), than more traditional, lighter loading protocols designed to develop the application of force at high velocities.

Incompatible Cross-Matched Red Cells, A New Approach

It appears once the recipient's ABO and Rh blood type is known, a transfusion of compatible blood can be given. However, in practice, donor red blood cells (RBCs) may still be incompatible as it contains other minor antigens against which the recipient is alloimmunized/sensitized. Therefore, a cross-match is done to ensure that the donor RBCs actually do match against the recipient's serum.

The commonly observed clinical conditions and the insights obtained on how safe to transfuse the best unit of blood available was reviewed here along with their outcomes. The clinical and serologic evaluation, which allows for the transfusion of the most compatible (or “least incompatible”) blood, requires a joint effort between the clinician and the transfusion medicine physician.