We know that a doctor is the most important person in our life. They serve us when we are in pain or at the jaw of death.
Without them our condition would be worse when we suffer from any disease.
A hospital is a place where doctors work 24 hours to provide patients the best care. It is the only place when thousands of lives are saved from the most dreadful disease.
Groups of doctors struggle day and night to serve the people.
I have given a short description of doctor and hospital. Now let me tell you something most interesting and amazing part of doctors.
As we know there are many rules and regulation in the hospital, some rules are also followed by doctors worldwide.
These rules are in the form of oath taken by a doctor before entering into his profession. Hippocrates of Kos “Father of Western medicine” laid Hippocratic Oath to provide high service to mankind.
I have laid some of the most important oath that doctors take. With these, you can clearly understand the role of the doctor in our life.
- Taking care of the patient is my priority.
- I will protect and promote the health of patient and public.
- Provide standard care to the patient.
- Respect the patient dignity and not share any personal information of the patient to anyone.
- Respect and support patient with their problem.
- Be honest and open and act with integrity.
Discoveries and Research
In the past, many people died due to very less harmful disease due to no proper precaution and treatment. These diseases were harmful as it was very infectious.
It leads to the spread of disease from one person to other people. So due to this, it would spread all over the village and town that killed thousands of people.
So many doctors and researcher struggled hard to find the best way to fight any disease. This brought a revolution in the medicine and provided the best way to treat most infectious disease.
Vaccine: Vaccine was introduced to increase immunity to fight against certain bacteria and virus.
Dead, inactive or purified products of bacteria are injected into the body to increase immunity towards those bacteria. This technique proved highly beneficial and saved many people from the day of invention.
Maurice Hilleman’s measles saves up to 1 million people’s life every year.
Antibodies: Antibodies are produced in the body by white blood cells. These antibodies increase immunity to fight against any foreign bodies like bacteria and viruses.
Research of antibodies brought advancement in medical technology. It helps doctors to diagnose the disease and provide better treatment.
Modern Health Technology
During this revolutionary period of medicine, there was much more research that amazed the world. It also made possible to transplant lung, heart, or any organ.
Sushruta Samhita, an Indian physician, brought revolution in surgery. He proposed surgery procedure that was a revolutionary act in the 6th century. It followed many research and advancement in surgery.
Artificial Heart: Heart is the most important part of the body that controls the circulation.
But due to many factors, heart stops to work. So heart transplant is required, but sometimes it is impossible. But due to the improvement in modern technology artificial heart are fixed in place of a heart.
Blood Transfusion: Blood transfusion is the process in which blood is transferred to another person. It is used to save people who have suffered heavy blood loss due to the accident or during surgery. It is also used treat disease like sickle cell anemia.
There are many more lifesaving discoveries used for the benefit of mankind.
Future Medicinal Technology
As we know that the medical facility is improving day by day because of the hard effort of doctor’s and researcher. There are many types of research in progress that will change the face of the medical system. Some of these are:
Prosthetic: Prosthesis is a process in which artificial device is used in place of lost parts. Today there many people using this facility such as artificial heart, limb, etc. But in the future, it will become more advanced and better as available today.
Stem cell: Researchers are working on stem cell to improve the condition of the patient to treat leukemia and in the future it will help to treat many more diseases.
So we can say that researchers are struggling to improve the life of humans.
Health and Fitness Gadgets
As we know that in our tech world there are many gadgets available that help us to stay healthy and fit. It keeps our health record to keep us updated about the present or past health results.
Blood pressure monitor: Withings provides smart blood pressure monitor that helps you to see systole, diastole and also information of the heart. These records can be mailed to your doctors.
Fitness gadget: Fitness is the important part of the health. A fit person stays healthier as compared to an unfit person. So there are many gadgets keep our workout routine, a diet schedule and many more. It helps to store data that keep us motivated to stay healthy.
Technology has developed extremely, and we have adopted to improve the lifestyle.
It has disturbed our normal lifestyles such as exercise and diet. Exercise and proper diet are important to stay healthy which we lack in our modern society.
Due to change in lifestyle, there are many diseases spread in our society. Some of the diseases are anemia, cancer, heart attack, obesity, alcoholism, tuberculosis, etc. This list goes on increasing day by day. Also, the death rate is also increasing in developed cities.
Prevention is better than Cure
You might have heard this many times, but is it effective or not? Prevention is most important part of preventing any disease. A disease can be prevented easily than curing it.
Cancer is the most dreadful and painful disease that cannot be cured. But it can be prevented by good diet and a proper exercise routine.
So investing a few minutes of exercise and eating the nutritious diet you can prevent most dreadful disease. So stay active and eat a proper diet to stay healthy.
Tips to Stay Healthy
- Sleep 7-8 hours.
- Eat a variety of healthy and nutritious foods i.e. Fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and cereals.
- Drink lots of water.
- Do exercise early in the morning.
- Pranayama, meditation, and yoga can most effectively to protect from stress and disease.
- Consult your doctor to get proper guidance.
Medical science is improving day by day and it will continue in future. It’s upon us how we utilize it. So adopt a healthy lifestyle to live happily. Always remember ” Health is Wealth “.