Identifying Multicultural Health Issues to Enhance Better Healthcare
27 November 2018
People are culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse. To effectively achieve the delivery of healthcare services, it is necessary to examine how various factors, including ethnicity and culture, affect healthcare. Understanding a community's needs, beliefs and cultures will lead to better healthcare. Below are key areas that need to be addressed to offer better healthcare that integrates diversity.
Different People Have a Different Cultural Lens
Everyone has a worldview that is influenced by the culture they grew up in, and it makes them have opinions about other people's behaviours or actions.
Robot Prostate Surgery – Is It Superior to Traditional Surgery?
12 October 2018
Radical prostatectomy, commonly known as robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy, is steadily replacing the conventional prostate surgery. The surgeon, who will go through the motions of the procedure while the fibres in the equipment translate these motions to the robot, carries out this type of operation remotely.
Some people may think that visibility will be limited if the surgeon is not standing right by their patient, but the reality is that visibility is even higher through robotic surgery.
Asbestos Testing: All you need to know about asbestos testing
10 September 2018
Asbestos can come in many forms for insulation. Their colours, such as blue asbestos, green asbestos, and brown asbestos on often tell them apart. Asbestos was the most preferred building and thermal insulating material especially in the 1980's due to its strength and inability to burn. However, it emerged that the abrasion, breaking and crumbling of the asbestos released fine asbestos fibres into the air which, when inhaled causes several life-threatening conditions such as lung cancer.
Have You Been in for a Smear Test Recently?
25 July 2018
When was the last time that you went for cervical screening? This can be a very sensitive subject that many women choose to ignore, but you may do so at your peril. There are many different screening programs available in your locality, and you should get the information as soon as possible, as it just might save your life. What do you need to know?
Why Is It Important?
Doctors recommended that anyone who has been sexually active in the past and who is over the age of 25 should attend a screening session.