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2014-07-28 08:29:50

New clinic has physician on-site from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedSpring Urgent Care, an Austin-based health care provider, opened a new walk-in clinic at 517 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704 on Saturday, July 26. The Barton Springs urgent care clinic is located on the southeast corner of Barton Springs Rd. and S. Lamar Blvd. and has a doctor on-site from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily, including weekends and holidays. With existing locations in the...

2014-07-25 23:09:05

Celebrates Grand Opening with Donation to Lovejoy High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Southeast Allen facility at 7am today. The facility is located at 1836 E. Bethany Road, Allen, Texas and is open 24-7. “Our promise to our neighbors in Allen is that we will deliver high quality emergency medical care as efficiently and expeditiously as possible,” said Dr. Gorav Bohil, Facility Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room...

2014-07-25 23:04:57

Affordable Occupational Medicine Services Now Available for Employees and Employers at the La Mirada Clinic La Mirada (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthpointe is proud to announce that their La Mirada clinic is offering Occupational Medicine services to the community. The La Mirada Medical Center is happily accepting referrals and workers’ compensation cases. The Occupational Medicine services at the La Mirada clinic include wound care treatment management, return-to-work and wellness...

3-D reconstruction of skull
2014-07-25 02:00:06

PLOS 3-D imaging provides new insights to Paleolithic child's skull trauma 3D imaging of a Paleolithic child's skull reveals potentially violent head trauma that likely lead to brain damage, according to a study published July 23, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hélène Coqueugniot and colleagues from CNRS - Université de Bordeaux and EPHE. A Paleolithic child that lived ~100 thousand years ago found at Qafzeh in lower Galilee, Israel, was originally thought to have a...

2014-07-24 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's emergency physicians handle tragic situations too often, but few things are more upsetting than the sudden death of a child -- killed by a piece of a furniture, appliance or a television falling on them. "It can happen in a matter of seconds probably in anyone's home," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. "Every parent or guardian of a young child should look around their homes and...

2014-07-23 23:29:36

First Choice Emergency Room Expanding in Houston Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open its new Spring – Gleannloch facility in Spring, Texas next month. “I am pleased to announce that we are growing in Houston and opening a new facility in Spring,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First...

2014-07-23 23:26:45

Physicians from PhysicianOne Urgent Care, formerly known as Urgent Care of Connecticut, become certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Brookfield, CT (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 There's great news for Connecticut commercial drivers scrambling to meet new Department of Transportation regulations: all PhysicianOne Urgent Care physicians are now certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). To ensure the safety of everyone on the...

2014-07-23 23:10:54

Celebrates Northwest San Antonio Grand Opening with Donation to Earl Warren High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Northwest San Antonio facility at 7am today. The facility is located at 5530 Tezel Road, San Antonio, Texas and is open 24-7. “There is a need for additional access to emergency medical care in San Antonio and we look forward to providing high quality care to the local community here,” said Dr. Stephen Paulson,...

2014-07-23 08:32:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For critically ill patients arriving at the emergency department, the drug ketamine can safely provide analgesia, sedation and amnesia for rapid, life-saving intubation, despite decades-old studies that suggested it raised intracranial pressure. The results of a systematic review of 10 recent studies of what many emergency physicians regard as a "wonder drug" are published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Effect...

2014-07-22 16:27:39

EpiFix® shown to have most rapid and complete wound healing, least wastage and lowest cost per patient among three advanced wound care products in retrospective analysis of data. MARIETTA, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced for investors today that a peer-reviewed study, "An Evaluation of...


Latest Emergency medicine Reference Libraries

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

William Fisher
2012-09-05 10:27:46

William Fisher is American physician and a former NASA Astronaut. He was born William Frederick Fisher on April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in North Syracuse, New York in 1964. He continued on to attend Standford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences in 1968. The following two years, Fisher worked on graduate studies in Microbiology and received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Florida in 1975....

Annals of Emergency Medicine
2012-05-04 11:29:56

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1968 and published by Elsevier on behalf of the ACEP. The journal publishes original research, clinical reports, opinion, and educational information related to the practice, teaching, and research of emergency medicine. In addition to general emergency medicine topics, Annals of Emergency Medicine regularly publishes articles on...

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