Dr. K.M. Cherian's Frontier Lifeline Hospital conducted a free heart check up camp at YWCA on March 8. The camp was organised for women on the occasion of the International Women's Day. As many as 130 women were screened for cardiac problems by cardiologists from Frontier Lifeline Hospital by during the camp.
The camp was aimed to create an awareness on cardiac ailments and the importance of regular cardiac health check up.
Initially, the participants were taken through a systematic process of screening tests including free spirometry and peak expiratory flow measurements.
The nurses and Physician Assistants recorded the history of diseases of the registered participants.
Basic tests like ECG, ECHO, blood sugar tests were done during the camp.
Maintaining a healthy heart
The doctors explained that women are increasingly becoming the victims of various heart ailments. They explained on how to maintain a healthy heart.
Also, those identified with heart ailments were recommended for further consultation. Frontier Lifeline believes in conducting such camps periodically to help spread awareness and take heart care to the masses.
As many as 130 women were screened for