Month: April 2017

Doctor is checking the spinal disk of a patient and examining the xray of the spinal cord

SPINAL CORD INJURY (SCI)

What is the spinal cord? The adult spinal cord is about 50 centimetres long and extends from the base of the brain to about the waist. It is the major bundle of nerves that carry messages between the brain and the rest of the body. The spinal cord lies within vertebrae. These rings of bones are …

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DIABETES BASICS

Diabetes is the name given to a group of conditions where there is too much glucose, or sugar, in the blood. This glucose comes from the carbohydrates we eat and includes starchy foods (eg breads, cereals, potato, pasta, rice), fruit and certain dairy products. Blood glucose levels are regulated within the body by insulin, a …

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XPRESS FIRST AID

Update your first aid qualifications in just 4 hours! Medilife now offers to all of our corporate clients XPRESS refresher courses Providing an XPRESS training option means less down time for your business and no needless repetition for experienced first aiders. The course HLTAID003 can now be done in 4 hours and CPR HLTAID001 in just …

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