Archive | December, 2016

Care for electrical burns

Electrical burns happen when there is direct contact with an electrical source such as grounded appliances and the electricity passes through the body. The severity varies from first to third degree burns which depend on the amount of time in contact with the current, strength, type of current and the body area where the current […]

Management of trigger finger

Trigger finger is a condition that develops when inflammation accumulates within a tendon of a finger and causes it to involuntarily flex. If serious, the affected finger is fixed in a flexed position and sometimes produces a snapping sound when forced to straighten. People performing repetitive gripping face a high risk of developing trigger finger. […]

The information posted on this page is for educational purposes only.
If you need medical advice or help with a diagnosis contact a medical professional

  • All cprhcp.ca content is reviewed by a medical professional and / sourced to ensure as much factual accuracy as possible.

  • We have strict sourcing guidelines and only link to reputable websites, academic research institutions and medical articles.

  • If you feel that any of our content is inaccurate, out-of-date, or otherwise questionable, please contact us through our contact us page.