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Data Reported at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine DES PLAINES, Ill., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency department (ED) visits for ST-elevation
Cardiac arrest in children may not be easily recognizable.
When the heart temporarily gets less blood than it needs, it's known as cardiac ischemia.
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Compared to Clopidogrel, Prasugrel Did Not Have a Higher Risk of Bleeding at 90 Days SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prasugrel (Effient®) is more likely to be given to lower-risk
GUARDaHEART announces significant donations for heart disease testing provided to those in need at the Starbucks Community Resource Exchange Irvine, CA (PRWEB)
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, 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...
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...
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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