Category: Medical Sciences

  • Diet and Nutrition

    Diet and Nutrition

    Introduction We’ll start by defining what a doctor of nutrition sciences does. For the same degree, there are several alternative titles. It’s called “doctor of food and nutrition” by some. Others refer to it as a bachelor’s degree in diet and nutrition. Bachelors of nutrition and dietetics is another name for it. This programme is also…

  • Audiology

    Audiology

    Introduction Audiology (from Latin audīre, “to hear”; and from Greek -λογία, -logia) is a branch of science involved with the study of auditory, balance, and related disorders. Audiologists help people with hearing loss and prevent further injury. They assess the loudness with which a person starts to detect sounds, their ability to differentiate between sounds, and the effect of hearing loss or coordination…

  • Anesthetic Technician

    Anesthetic Technician

    Introduction An anaesthesia technician is an allied healthcare professional. The word anesthesia (also known as anaesthesia) is derived from two Greek words – “an” that means “without” and esthesis means “sensation”. Their main task is to assist Doctors/Surgeons during surgery, by administering appropriate dose of anaesthesia and operating anaesthesia equipment whenever required. Anesthesia technicians work in operating theatres and clinics, and are responsible…

  • Orthoptists

    Orthoptists

    There are several professions involved in eye health, and orthoptics is sometimes mistaken with optometry. Orthoptists are doctors who specialise in detecting, diagnosing, and treating eye illnesses, as well as related eye movement and visual difficulties. Orthoptics introduces learners to diagnose and correct defects in eye movement as well as difficulties with how the eyes…

  • Radiation therapy

    Radiation therapy

    An allied health practitioner that works in the field of radiation oncology is known as a radiation therapist, therapeutic radiographer, or radiotherapist. Radiation therapy, often known as radiotherapy and abbreviated as RT, RTx, or XRT, is a type of cancer treatment that uses ionising radiation to regulate or destroy malignant cells. It is often given…

  • Operation Theatre Technology

    Operation Theatre Technology

    Introduction Operation Theatre Technology is a technical and detailed occupation in the realm of  health science. A specific technical vocation in the realm of health science is Operation Theatre Technology. These individuals are a critical part of the operation unit team, as they collaborate with the surgeon, anesthesiologist, and nurses to offer excellent patient care…

  • Career in Anatomy

    Career in Anatomy

    Introduction Anatomy is the study of the physical structure of organisms, the branch of science that deals with the study of the bodily structure of human, animals and other living organisms. An anatomist is concerned with the shape, size, structure, position, and innervations of an organ of living organisms such as human, animal, and plants. The…