WORLD TRAUMA DAY 2015

On Saturday 17 October we celebrate World Trauma Day What is trauma? Trauma is serious injury or shock to your body that is usually caused by an external force. It could be severe bone fractures, open wounds or head injuries due to motor vehicle accidents, sports, violence, work injuries, explosions etc. It can also be a psychological shock that could greatly damage the psyche of a person like a sudden traumatic incident or event in your life. The function of an emergency/trauma unit Life Rose Park Hospital in Bloemfontein has…

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Cheers! Celebrate World Kidney Day with a glass of water

On March 12, 2015, we invite everyone to drink a glass of water and give one to someone else to celebrate their kidneys. Handing someone a glass of water today is a symbolic gesture to remember that kidneys are vital organs and that they should be taken care of; it is a way to make people more conscious about their lifestyle choices. It is a conversation starter to raise awareness about the risks, dangers and burden of kidney disease and how to prevent and treat it in time. This year’s…

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