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2013-08-05 23:00:26

Carrying medical identification can speed up the time it takes to get a quick medical diagnosis on a patient's condition during an emergency trauma such as a car accident, airline crash, or public event and can be the determining factor on whether the patient lives or dies. A recent article in the Boston Globe on July 28 stated that the chief among concerns of hospitals is accurately identifying patients amid chaos. El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Carrying medical...

Scientists Develop Breathalyzer That Can ‘Smell’ Infection
2013-08-01 17:32:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online No longer the sole the domain of law enforcement, breathalyzers are being used more and more by scientists who want a faster, less invasive way to assess patients. According to a new report in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, researchers from University of California, Irvine have developed breathalyzer technology capable of determining the severity of bacterial and other infections. In the study, the California researchers worked...

2013-07-30 23:28:45

Dr. Gary McClain addressed the national summer meeting of the Association for Adult Development and Aging in New York City on July 18, 2013. The title of Dr. McClain’s presentation was “The Journey of Illness: An Adult Development Perspective.” New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Dr. Gary McClain addressed the national summer meeting of the Association for Adult Development and Aging in New York City on July 18, 2013. A specialist in the emotional impact of chronic and catastrophic...

2013-07-29 23:23:12

Dr. Bradley L. Parker recently introduced a new treatment for patients who suffer from migraine pain in San Bruno, CA. After 40 years of searching for a treatment that successfully treats migraine patients, Dr. Parker discovered TruDenta. San Bruno, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Dr. Bradley L. Parker recently introduced a new treatment for patients who suffer from migraine pain in San Bruno, CA. After 40 years of searching for a treatment that successfully treats migraine patients, Dr....

2013-07-29 11:13:21

Incomplete circle of Willis more common in subjects with migraine The network of arteries supplying blood flow to the brain is more likely to be incomplete in people who suffer migraine, a new study by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania reports. Variations in arterial anatomy lead to asymmetries in cerebral blood flow that might contribute to the process triggering migraines. The arterial supply of blood to the brain is protected by a series...

2013-07-26 13:34:49

But preoperative surgical checklists can halve error rate, shows analysis of published research Around a quarter of all operating room errors are caused by technology/equipment problems, indicates an analysis of the available evidence, published online in BMJ Quality & Safety. Inability to use the technology/equipment, lack of availability, and faulty devices/machines made up the bulk of the problems, the analysis indicates. The researchers methodically searched for published...

2013-07-24 23:19:11

Warde Medical Laboratory provides comprehensive reference testing and esoteric molecular and genetic assays to for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals and multi-hospital groups across the United States. It will showcase during the 2013 American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo in Houston, Texas. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 A premier national reference laboratory, Warde Medical Laboratory will showcase its comprehensive esoteric...

Fibromyalgia Diagnosis From Blood Test
2013-07-24 04:47:16

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fibromyalgia has long been known as a disorder that is extremely difficult to diagnose, but there is hope on the horizon for those waiting on an answer to their pain. Researchers from Columbus, Ohio have developed a reliable method for diagnosing and differentiating fibromyalgia from other similar pain disorders. If this diagnostic method was made available for physicians to use as a routine test it could allow doctors to diagnose...

2013-07-18 23:19:27

Exploring the Latest Advancements in Medical Laboratory Testing Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) July 18, 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 Innovations. Diatherix specializes in testing for infectious disease with its TEM-PCR™ diagnostic technology. In this episode, Innovations will explore Diatherix’ cost effective...


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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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