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Living Near Major Roads May Increase Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Death In Women

Provided by the American Heart Association Living close to a major road may increase women’s risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “It’s important for...

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2014-10-21 23:01:43

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who experienced uncontrollable bleeding and other serious complications, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 As Xarelto lawsuits (http://www.thexareltolawsuit.com/) mount in courts around the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study is raising serious questions about certain marketing claims made about the blood thinner. The study, which was published in...

2014-10-15 16:29:11

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Campari revela a estonteante i... / PR Newswire 2 hour report The wound care industry is an incredibly diverse and highly competitive arena that is ever-changing. Kalorama Information feels that the market will continue to expand over the long term due to an aging population, longer life expectancies, and an increasing number of sicker patients across all care settings. This report, Advanced Wound Care Markets, provides breakouts of the...

2014-10-13 08:27:20

Study indicates the proper use and application of LifeVac can save lives of choking victims. FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent independent study conducted by a third party safety consultancy, the effectiveness of LifeVac, a non-powered suction apparatus designed to save a choking victim, was tested using a custom designed anatomically correct mannequin. LifeVac successfully dislodged a hot dog, a grape, and a test ball during each test, which demonstrated...

2014-10-12 23:02:08

As Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Continue To Be Filed, New Study Shows Bleeding Events Could Still Occur In Patients Taking Anticoagulant Medications Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC reports a recently released study found that most treatment options for blood clots in veins (venous thromboembolisms) are equally safe and effective yet major bleeding occurred in patients using the anticoagulants including Xarelto. The research, published in the September 17, 2014...

2014-10-08 16:27:33

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center Identify Adverse Effects of Disruption of Pcp4 Gene NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have identified in mouse models a protein known as Pcp4 as a regulator of the heart's rhythm. Additionally, when the Pcp4 gene is disrupted, it can cause ventricular arrhythmias. Results from this animal study were released online Oct. 8 in the peer-reviewed publication, The Journal of...

2014-10-06 23:02:07

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered life-threatening internal bleeding, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and other serious complications, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 A new Xarelto lawsuit (http://www.injurybeacon.com/xarelto/lawsuit/) has been filed in Louisiana federal court on behalf of a man who allegedly suffered fatal complications due to his use of the blood thinner,...

2014-10-06 16:27:21

CINCINNATI, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Heimlich Heroes Week will be celebrated October 27-31 in an effort to raise national awareness about the importance of learning how to respond to choking emergencies. The week also celebrates young heroes who have saved lives by performing the Heimlich maneuver. Choking is the fifth leading cause of accidental death in the United States. And while most may not consider themselves heroic for performing the Heimlich maneuver, the...

2014-10-03 08:24:10

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life-threatening conditions, announced the launch of its International CytoSorb® Treatment Registry, established and managed by the Center of Clinical Trials at the University of Jena, Germany. The registry will collect worldwide CytoSorb® treatment and pharmacovigilance data, voluntarily submitted by treating...

2014-09-29 23:00:35

Successful Synedgen Research Leads to Phase II SBIR Funding to Help Reduce Scar Formation Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Each year in the US, more than 1 million burn injuries require medical attention. In the military, burn injury is a ubiquitous threat and brings serious complications to battlefield medical care. More than 800 service members sustained burn injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan. Burn wounds heal slowly, remain inflamed and often become infected, producing scars...

2014-09-29 08:30:35

'Reach for the Sky' contest aims to increase awareness on a growing public health issue in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Serious allergies are on the rise and to raise awareness of anaphylaxis, Pfizer Canada, Canadian distributor of EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injectors, and WestJet are launching a social media contest called Reach for the Sky, offering Canadians with severe food allergies, or those at risk of anaphylaxis, the chance to win a WestJet Vacations package...


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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