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2014-04-04 12:27:28

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of millions of people worldwide, including over 1 million Americans, suffer a cardiac arrest and stroke resulting in brain injury every year. Damage occurs when the body is deprived of oxygen for extended periods of time. The most effective way to combat injury is to use cold therapy, formally called therapeutic hypothermia. Unfortunately, up to 98% of patients needing therapeutic hypothermia don't get it! Why? Ask Sergei...

2014-03-31 23:26:52

Therapeutic Hypothermia equipment market has over 10 devices, yet Therapeutic Hypothermia remains underused. Currently available Hypothermia systems are either ineffective, or too difficult to use, or impractical, however, new device patented by Sergei Shushunov, MD will the revolutionize hypothermia equipment market. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 1.3 million Americans every year suffer cardiac arrest and stroke resulting in brain injury. Damage occurs when the body is deprived of oxygen for...

2014-02-28 13:59:22

Whole body cooling in comatose patients who have suffered a heart attack can limit the damage to brain tissue caused by the restoration of blood flow and oxygen. But new data indicate that in certain patients therapeutic hypothermia is less effective and may even worsen neurological outcomes, as described in an article in Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available on the Therapeutic Hypothermia...

2014-01-24 23:02:11

North America has been experiencing an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and record low temperatures. As we look ahead to continued severe weather, here are some winter survival tips from Topical BioMedics, Inc., to help you get through it safely and in the best of health. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 North America has been under siege by an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures. These...

2014-01-09 23:02:52

When kids head out into the cold weather they may not be thinking of the risks that could come. Follow these simple tips from experts at Dayton Children's Hospital to protect your child from hypothermia and frostbite, while still allowing them to have some winter fun playing outdoors. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 When the weather gets colder, kids can’t wait to head outside and play in the snow. However, they may not be thinking of the risks that come with being out in the cold. Follow...

2014-01-07 12:28:30

Single Digits Spell Danger: Higher Rate of Heart Attack, Stroke, Heart Failure - Assoc. Releases Quick Tips to Avoid Heart Health Risks NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cold spell sweeping New York and the nation carries a fatal threat for the elderly, warns AARP of New York State. Today, the Association is releasing tips to help people avoid the increased risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases, whose incident rates soar when the...

2014-01-04 23:02:29

In response to an article published by News Medical, Dr. Demetri Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics discusses six important tips to remember in order to keep children safe while playing outside in the cold weather. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Dr. Demetri Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a NY-based comprehensive pediatric care practice, responds to an article published on December 6th by News Medical that examines six different precautions to take before allowing children to play in...

2014-01-03 16:22:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With extreme cold temperatures across the state, Agriculture Secretary George Greig today cautioned livestock and pet owners to take measures to protect animals from low temperatures that can cause them to suffer from cold-related stress. "Owners must monitor their animals during these extreme temperatures, because livestock and pets can quickly become distressed," said Greig. "If your animals exhibit unusual behaviors that could be...

2013-12-10 12:33:25

AARP Provides Quick Tips to Stay Warm - Reminds People to Check in on Elderly Friends and Neighbors CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With temperatures in Northern Illinois reaching 18-year lows, AARP is reminding Illinoisans to check in on elderly relatives, friends, and neighbors who may be at particular risk of cold-related health problems, especially hypothermia, or falls on icy steps and sidewalks. "With temperatures dipping below zero and more snow on the way, it's...

2013-11-27 23:31:54

New patient warmers from DRE Veterinary help keep animals warm and cozy throughout medical procedures. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 DRE Veterinary has expanded its line of patient warmers designed to combat anesthesia induced hypothermia. Anesthesia induced hypothermia can lead to wound infection and physiological stresses. Both of these side effects can elevate blood pressure and heart rate in patients — potentially causing long-term harm. DRE Veterinary’s new WarmTouch...


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Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

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