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Time Of Arrival At Hospital Impacts Time To Treatment And Survival Of Heart Attacks Patients

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Going to the hospital for a heart attack during evenings, weekends and holidays increases your risk of dying 13 percent compared with people arriving during workday hours, according to new...

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2014-07-30 23:01:48

The Firm is investigating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered uncontrollable bleeding, strokes, deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism due to the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The family of a Vermont man who died from uncontrollable brain bleeding has filed a Xarelto lawsuit (http://www.xareltolawsuitcenter.com/ ) alleging his death was caused by the blood thinner, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to the complaint, which...

2014-07-29 23:02:52

World renown public health professional, Ronald St. John, creates Sitata. A company which provides world travellers with up-to-date safety and health alerts, status of epidemics worldwide, and suggestions on vaccinations and related symptoms of diseases identified as of possible risk to travellers. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Sitata provides world travellers with up-to-date safety and health alerts, status of epidemics worldwide, and suggestions on vaccinations and related...

2014-07-29 16:26:17

PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GSK (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that once-weekly Tanzeum (albiglutide), a prescription injectable treatment for type 2 diabetes in adults, as an adjunct to diet and exercise, is now available in pharmacies throughout the U.S. Cheryl MacDiarmid, Vice President of GSK's General Medicine business said, "With approximately 21 million adults diagnosed with diabetes in the US(1), and up to 95 percent of those patients living with type 2...

2014-07-24 16:26:25

RALEIGH-DURHAM, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LSI Medience Corporation today announced that the company has signed an Agreement with Kineticos, a Raleigh-Durham, NC based life sciences consulting company. Kineticos will support LSI Medience in identifying opportunities for Presepsin, a new biomarker in sepsis management, to demonstrate utility in clinical trials. The Presepsin biomarker testing product has shown potential utility in diagnosis of sepsis, prognosis of septic...

2014-07-24 11:35:43

American College of Cardiology Study underscores need to address risk factors such as diabetes, blood pressure, smoking While awareness campaigns may be getting women to go to the hospital more quickly during a heart-attack, a new look at hospital data shows women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack. In the study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers from Yale School of...

2014-07-20 23:02:15

Xarelto Lawsuits Have Been Filed on Behalf of Patients Who Purportedly Suffered Uncontrollable Internal Bleeding and Even Death Due to the Blood-Thinner Medication, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 The attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC have learned through Reuters that almost 10 Xarelto lawsuits have been filed in the United States against Germany-based Bayer AG over its blood-thinning medication. Court records indicate that one of the Xarelto...

2014-07-17 23:04:20

Zoll, Kranz & Borgess, LLC, (ZKB), an experienced pharmaceutical and medical device litigation firm, is currently investigating claims of individuals who developed bleeding, clotting or other serious side effects or even death after taking the pharmaceutical drug, Xarelto® (rivaroxaban). Toledo, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Xarelto® (rivaroxaban) is an anticoagulant marketed in the U.S. by Janssen Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. It is used to prevent blood...

Research Identifies Potential Cause Of Preeclampsia
2014-07-17 03:41:34

Nationwide Children's Hospital New research has identified a potential cause of and a better diagnostic method for preeclampsia, one of the most deadly and poorly understood pregnancy-related conditions in the world. The international team, led by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital, discovered that the disease may result from a collection of protein mishaps like those associated with Alzheimer's disease. Their findings, released today by Science Translational Medicine, have...

2014-07-15 08:28:54

AV rated elder abuse attorneys in every state are invited by the Nursing Home Complaint Center to carry out their mission of helping families of those who died from neglect in nursing homes WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center is inviting AV rated elder abuse attorneys in each state to join in their initiative to address our nation's severe issue with nursing home, or rehab facility patients dying, because the care providers in these types of...

2014-07-14 23:02:45

ReportsnReports.com adds “EpiCast Report Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022” to its store. The majority of the cases occurred in men (58.15%) and in those ages 65 years (69.34%). Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a serious cardiovascular disease associated with high healthcare costs, frequent recurrences and hospitalizations, and high risks of sudden death and short-term mortality. The ACS incidence increases with age and will...


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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