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2014-07-28 16:26:30

A Austin, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Plastic Surgery, Dr. Dustin Reid, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Austin's Plastic Surgery specialist Dr. Dustin Reid for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130536 Castle Connolly...

2014-07-28 16:26:21

A Austin, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ashley Gordon, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Austin's Plastic Surgery specialist Dr. Ashley Gordon for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130532 Castle Connolly...

2014-07-28 13:07:01

American College of Emergency Physicians A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine (Statewide Regionalization of Postarrest Care for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Association With Survival and Neurologic Outcome). “We knew lives would be saved if the hospitals implemented the latest...

2014-07-28 08:29:57

IRVINE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPHAEON Corporation(®), a leader in lifestyle healthcare and subsidiary of Strathspey Crown Holdings LLC, announced today that it has acquired Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals (PRN)(®), a leading developer of specialty omega-3s, and related products for dry eye and macular degeneration, based in Plymouth Meeting, PA, in a transaction worth up to $55M. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130500 "ALPHAEON's acquisition of...

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...


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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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