Understanding Cholelithiasis

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Understanding Cholelithiasis

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Cholelithiasis, or gallstones, is a highly prevalent medical problem especially in developed countries, affecting 10% to 15% of the adult population. It is also a leading cause of hospital admissions and health care utilisation related to gastrointestinal problems. Although some significant risk factors are non-modifiable such as advanced age, gender and heredity, some are also lifestyle-related such as obesity, rapid weight loss and sedentary lifestyle. Given the lifestyle-related risk factors of cholelithiasis, seafarers may be at increased risk due to the circumstances on board.

In this course, you will learn important facts about cholelithiasis including its causes, risk factors, symptoms, treatment and prevention tips.

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Trinity Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers, Inc.

Trinity is a full-line insurance broker that provides products and services in both General Insurance and Employee Benefits. For more than three decades, Trinity has transformed the lives of its clients and customers, redefining what it means to be in the business of insurance by creating products and services that are customized, personalized, and cost-effective. Through its partnership with Brokerslink, a global broking company that brings together market-leading independent brokers from more than 100 countries, Trinity is equipped to serve its clients with risk management services that they might need.

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  1. Rating:
    Avg. rating 4.6
  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 17 minutes
  5. Intended for: All maritime professionals
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference
  7. Last Updated: July 26, 2023

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