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2013-04-18 13:23:42

Monitoring pain and providing analgesics to patients in intensive care units (ICUs) during non-surgical procedures, such as turning and washing, can not only reduce the amount of pain but also reduce the number of serious adverse events including cardiac arrest, finds new research in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care. Although pain at rest is routinely noted, pain during procedures is less regularly reported and its effect on patients unknown. To assess this missing...

2013-03-12 23:01:57

Recently, the law firm of d´Oliveira & Associates, has announced a “No Win, No Fee Promise” to any clients that have suffered any of the side effects of Xarelto and may be entitled to compensation. (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Xarelto is an anticoagulant that is manufactured by the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Approved by The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in just 2011, the drug was intended to act as a blood thinner to help prevent blood...

Recall Notice Issued For Anemia Drug Omontys
2013-02-25 05:22:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two pharmaceutical companies have issued a recall of their anemia drug Omontys after receiving reports that some kidney dialysis patients had suffered severe allergic reactions after taking the medication. According to the Associated Press (AP), California-based Affymax Inc. and Illinois-based Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. said some of the more than 25,000 patients who had received the drug had experienced adverse effects afterwards,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'