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Potential Cause Of Preeclampsia Identified

Potential Cause Of Preeclampsia Identified

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,...

Latest Medical emergencies Stories

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...

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...

2014-07-10 12:30:15

PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Philadelphia County jury has returned a verdict of $3.34M on behalf of 27-year-old Juan Duque, a promising young soccer star set to play professionally in Colombia. The jury returned the unanimous verdict in favor of the Plaintiff, finding both Hahnemann University Hospital and Dr. William Meyers negligent in diagnosing Duque in a timely manner. "Juan will continue to suffer from this negligence for the rest of his life," says Bradley...

2014-07-07 09:40:29

The Lancet A new study published in The Lancet compares outcomes for two drugs used to prevent blood clot formation during emergency heart attack treatment. The study suggests that use of one of the drugs, heparin, could result in improved outcomes (such as a reduced rate of repeat heart attacks), compared to the other drug tested, bivalirudin, which is in widespread use in high-income countries, and is around 400 times more expensive than heparin. The results of the HEAT-PPCI trial...

2014-07-03 23:05:37

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Anti-Adhesion Products markets. Global market for Anti-Adhesion Products is projected to reach US$2.1 billion by 2020, driven by the growing focus on reducing the economic cost and healthcare burden caused by post-surgical adhesion complications. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn. – Post-surgical tissue adhesion is often the result of the formation of scar tissue between tissues and organs....

NIH Gives Advice Hyperthermia For Older Adults
2014-07-03 03:40:07

National Institutes Of Health During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the NIH, has some tips to help mitigate some of the dangers. Hyperthermia is an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms in the body to deal with the heat coming from the environment. Heat stroke, heat...

2014-07-03 10:53:58

University of Michigan Health System Low back pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury most common reasons U.S. Army soldiers couldn't continue to serve Sixty percent of U.S. Army soldiers who were unable to return to a military career after an Iraq deployment couldn't do so because of a muscle, bone or joint injury and nearly half had a mental health diagnosis, according to a new study from the University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Lower...

2014-07-02 13:00:02

The Lancet Expansion of clinical and community injury prevention strategies shows promise A new report on unintentional injury and violence in the United States, published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans, has found that prevention strategies across society show a great deal of promise in preventing unintended deaths and injuries. According to the report, by CDC researchers from Atlanta, USA, more Americans between the ages of one and 30 die from injury...


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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