Optometry Student, Did you know that approximately 90% of patients with myotonic dystrophy will develop cataracts in the third decade of life?
Make sure all of your young patients have a good pair of sunglasses as well!
Furthermore, research has identified that EPA (eicosapentaenoic) and DHA (docosahexaenoic), the omega-3s found in marine oils, are the two most important fatty acids in human health.
The Apgar score is the very first test given to a newborn. It occurs in the delivery or birthing room right after the baby's birth, and then is repeated 5 minutes later. The test was designed to quickly evaluate a newborn's physical condition and to see if there's an immediate need for extra medical or emergency care.
Medical practitioners combine the score for each of the five factors for the total Apgar score. This will be between 10 and 0, with 10 being the highest score possible (but is rarely obtained).
Because of this risk, and adult should not take more than 4000 mg of acetaminophen in a 24 hour period.