What is Abdominal Compartment Syndrome?

What is Abdominal Compartment Syndrome? Abdominal compartment syndrome is defined as an intra-abdominal pressure of more than 20 mm Hg that results in the failure of an organ like the kidney or the lung. The normal intraabdominal pressure, which is the pressure within the abdomen, usually ranges between 5 and 7 mm Hg, with a maximum pressure of 12 mm Hg … Read more

Ottawa unveils national pharmacare plan that covers diabetes

Ottawa unveils national pharmacare plan that covers diabetes, contraception to start The federal government says it plans to implement universal, single-payer coverage for other medications in the future Health Minister Mark Holland released the long-awaited details of the federal government’s pharmacare plan on Thursday, with a commitment to cover some diabetes treatments and contraception. If the … Read more