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2014-09-22 23:11:54

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, a national leader in diabetes care, is first in NY metro area to offer new procedure New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Video: Preventing Diabetes After Pancreatectomy - Dr. Beth Schrope NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center now offers autologous islet cell transplantation, or auto islet surgery, to prevent diabetes in patients who require a total pancreatectomy. The hospital is the first center in the New...

2014-09-11 23:12:02

New Albany cosmetic dental treatment authority Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering tips to anyone who has a dental emergency. Those in Southern Indiana and Louisville, Ky., looking to find a dentist who does emergency dentistry can call Dr. Receveur at 812-945-SMILE to be seen right away or visit his website at NewAlbanyImplants.com/emergencies/ for more information. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 New Albany cosmetic dental treatment authority Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering tips...

2014-09-11 16:27:25

Saving Lives with "Emerging Trends in Successful Sudden Cardiac Arrest Response Programs" to be Presented by FAA Manager Employee Safety/Health Services Holloway, EU Medical Director Braun REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health and safety professionals attending the 2014 National Safety Council Congress and Expo (Sept. 13-17, San Diego) can learn how and why to implement WorkSafe(TM), a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) response program used by the FAA, Google, Procter...

2014-09-11 08:28:26

Preventing infections and fighting Sepsis to save 800,000 lives each year LONDON and JENA, Germany, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current outbreak of the Ebola virus is unprecedented. The Global Sepsis Alliance fully supports the call of WHO's Director-General M. Chan that the international community will need to gear up its support. The Ebola virus is one of hundreds of pathogens that may cause a deadly Sepsis. Sepsis, often called "blood poisoning", is the common...

2014-09-09 08:33:03

This First-of-its-Kind, Point-of-Care Test Can Detect Preeclampsia in the First Trimester; Addresses the Global Medical Problem Affecting Pregnant Women and Their Babies HILLSBORO, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten percent of all pregnant women worldwide develop preeclampsia during pregnancy, a serious medical condition for mother and baby that is potentially life-threatening if not treated early. Medical diagnostics company DiabetOmics announced the development of its new...

2014-09-08 23:05:50

Okyanos Heart Institute Now Accepting Qualified Heart Disease Candidates for Adult Stem Cell Treatment in New State-of-the-Art Cath Lab Freeport, Grand Bahama (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Adult stem cell therapy for heart disease has emerged as a new treatment alternative for those living with a poor quality of life as a result of severe coronary artery disease. Okyanos is slated to begin delivering this innovative new treatment in the next several weeks, and is now screening qualified...

2014-09-08 08:32:02

DENVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.Silvergatepharma.com), focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and safe medicines for children, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epaned® (enalapril maleate Powder for Oral Solution) for the treatment of symptomatic heart failure and the treatment of asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (to decrease the rate of development of overt heart...

2014-09-08 08:31:48

NephroCheck® Test System Receives FDA Clearance In United States For Risk Assessment Of Acute Kidney Injury SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel test used to assess risk for acute kidney injury (AKI) could help physicians significantly improve management of intensive care unit (ICU) patients at risk for AKI, who annually account for 5 million admissions.[1] Inadequacies in assessment and management of AKI have been cited as contributing to an increased number of deaths...

2014-09-07 08:20:28

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Cangrelor (Acute Coronary Syndrome) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" to its store. Overview of ACS, including epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, pathology and treatment guidelines as well as an overview on the competitive landscape. DALLAS, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, "Cangrelor (Acute Coronary Syndrome) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023". The current ACS market - primarily comprised of...

2014-09-07 08:20:19

DALLAS, September 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketOptimizer.org adds "Acute Coronary Syndrome - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023", a new research report to its store. Overview of ACS, including epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, pathology and treatment guidelines as well as an overview on the competitive landscape. The Acute Coronary Syndrome - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 report estimates that the total market size for the 7MM in...


Latest Medical emergencies Reference Libraries

Coronary Angiography
2013-07-29 11:05:01

A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...

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...

Precordial Thump
2012-12-31 12:53:08

The precordial thump is an application of mechanical energy through a calculated strike to the torso when in a specific fatal heart rhythm. This procedure is used in very specific circumstances by highly trained health professionals with ACLS certifications. The Procedure While in the presence of a patient that is suffering a potentially fatal heart rhythm, a medical provider can strike a calculated point on the sternum to disrupt that rhythm. The energy transferred by the provider is...

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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