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Today is #InternationalDayOfWomenInScience Here are a small number of the many very awesome #WomenInScience, relevant to #RespEd 1/n
Marie Krogh, a Danish physician & scientist published a series of papers with her husand & collaborator, August, proving the mechanism of diffusion of oxygen across the alveolar-capillary membrane… #RespEd #WomeninScience 2/n
Rosalind Franklin, chemist & xray crystallographer, whose work was fundamental to understanding the structure of DNA. Without this we would know almost nothing of CF, viral replication, alpha1antitryspin, lung cancer, LAM....… #RespEd #WomeninScience
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#Breathingdifficulties may persist in the #Postrecoveryphase of #COVID19 as of the major complain!!

#WHO has recommended certain #breathingpositions and #exercises that might help to relieve #breathlessness.

Lemme know if this was of any help👍👇


Prop up a number of pillows on the bed
Lie on your side with your head placed on the topmost pillow.
Head and neck should be properly supported with your knees to remain bent.
2. #Forwardleansitting:
Sit on a chair,lean gently and slightly forward to rest your arms on your lap.
If you have a table in front of you, then you can lean forwards from the waist to rest your head and neck on the table with the help of a pillow or cushion if needed.
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After acute #COVID19 illness,recovered patients may continue to report wide variety of signs n symptoms including fatigue, bodyache, cough,sorethroat, difficulty in breathing, etc

A thread on dos n don'ts for the #Covid recovered patients👇summarised

Dekh lena kuch kaam aye to!
1.Continue #COVID appropriate behaviour (use of #mask, hand & #respiratory_hygiene,

2.Drink adequate amount of luke warm water

3. Take #immunity_promoting_medicine after consulting ur physician...any #ayush_practitioner might help u out in this.
4.If health permits, regular household work to be done. Professional work to be resumed in graded manner.

5.Practice of #Yogasana, #Pranayama and Meditation, as much as health permits ,#Breathing_exercises as prescribed by physician,morning or evening walk.
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#Covid19 cases 🤧 are on the rise and we have been getting a lot of questions about #covid19 which is totally understandable. We will try to answer a few of them in this thread #gp #portmarnock 1/n 👍
If you think you have #Covid19 (ANY of #cough, #breathlessness, #fever, lack of #smell or #taste) CALL YOUR GP 👩‍🦰🧑‍🦱 and we we can arrange a Covid swab for you if needed 2/n
If you are a close contact of a confirmed Covid 🦠 case you need to isolate for 14 DAYS from your contact with the person.

Public health will call you & arrange a test for you. GPs DO NOT arrange these #Covid19 tests as follow up swabbing, contact tracing etc may be needed 3/n
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'Bad Bot' (part II) by @DrMurphy11

The story of a dangerously flawed #eHealth AI Chatbot.

A THREAD about #HealthTech #Hype, #AI #Governance & #MedicalDevice #PatientSafety.

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This thread follows on from a prior thread ('Bad Bot' - part I) & picks up the Babylon story from the #BabylonAITest event which was held on the 27th June 2018.

'Bad Bot' (part I) - 👇 1/45
The #BabylonAITest event was held at @RCPLondon & promised to reveal to the world, Babylon's latest "ground breaking research" & "the most exciting advances in Artificial Intelligence".

Dr Murphy was expecting Big Things from @babylonhealth...

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