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2013-07-14 23:01:04

Transparency Market Research add new "Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/immunoprotein-diagnostic-testing.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 Diagnostic testing market is growing rapidly with increasing number of diseases such as anemia, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple...

2013-07-03 12:00:14

Fewer clots are missed but many patients are harmed by unnecessary care, warn experts The introduction of CT pulmonary angiography has been associated with an 80% rise in the detection of pulmonary emboli in the US, but with little change in death rates. Professor Renda Soylemez Wiener and colleagues argue this is evidence of overdiagnosis. They say some patients are helped, but many are harmed by the adverse effects of unnecessary treatment. This article is the first of a series...

2013-06-28 23:21:53

Exploring the latest advancements in medical laboratory testing. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Diatherix Laboratories, a clinical laboratory providing molecular diagnostic services to hospitals, physicians and healthcare providers, announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Health Heroes. Diatherix specializes in testing for infectious disease with its TEM-PCR™ diagnostic technology. In this episode, Health Heroes will explore Diatherix’ cost effective...

2013-06-27 23:45:02

Pacific Hospital Long Beach, an accredited teaching hospital, is speaking out on the importance of proper communication during a hospital stay. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The team at Pacific Hospital Long Beach is lending its support to a new article that details the importance of proper communication during a hospital stay. Failure to properly communicate during a hospitalization can bring about less effective treatment, as well as patient frustration. For this reason, patients...

2013-06-26 16:39:17

Boston poster presentation demonstrates stimulation of the PC6 antiemetic point with Sea-Band® acupressure wristbands controls migraine nausea Nausea is one of the most debilitating symptoms of migraine and affects 80 percent of migraine suffers in the United States. Leading headache physician, Dr. Zoltan Medgyessy of the Berolina Clinic in Lohne, Germany demonstrated in a trial that pressure to the P6 antiemetic point on the inner wrist with an acupressure wristband is an effective and...

2013-06-20 23:04:26

Too many people think that surgical complications are unavoidable, but the sad truth is that numerous medical mishaps occur due to avoidable error. The Ochs Law Firm explores common “Never Events” and provides tips on what can be done to avoid a potentially deadly situation. Jackson, WY (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 When patients submit to a medical procedure, they´re usually told of the inherent risks so they can make an informed decision about their care. Most patients, though,...

2013-06-11 23:02:38

Teen knowledge on migraines is limited on signs, symptoms, and treatments. Many teenage girls misuse over-the-counter medications that can worsen symptoms. Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Migraine headaches are surprisingly common among teenage girls, yet many have limited knowledge of the disorder and frequently misuse over-the-counter medications that can worsen their symptoms, a noted headache researcher says. Dr. Mitra Assadi, director of the Headache Center at Capital Health´s...


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Electrocardiography
2013-04-30 09:55:53

Electrocardiography, sometimes called ECG or EKG, is a measurement of the electrical activity of the heart as the linear process unfolds. With the use of electrodes that are attached to the skin, this non-invasive test can provide vast information as to the patient’s status. By leaving the electrodes attached, the patient’s status can be monitored over intervals of time and recorded on the device. This data can be sent electronically for consults about potential treatments without delay....

Auscultation
2012-11-18 19:26:05

Auscultation performed by a physician during a physical exam can give the physician clues whether the body is performing as it should or help pinpoint problems that may be occurring. Immediate auscultation was a procedure used to assist the physician with diagnosis and dates back to possibly Ancient Egypt. This is where no instrument is used and the sounds are heard with the ear being placed upon the patient. History Ascultation is based on a Latin verb auscultare, which means to listen....

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2010-09-24 17:35:29

The stethoscope is an acoustic medical device used for listening the internal sounds of the body. It can be used to listen to lung, heart, and intestines as well as blood flow in the arteries. With a sphygmomanometer it can be used to measure blood pressure. Along with listening to bodies a stethoscope might be employed to listen to automobiles to diagnose any damage as well as used to check scientific vacuum chambers for leaks. A phonendoscope is a stethoscope that intensifies sounds. In...

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