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Women More Likely To Delay Seeking Medical Attention When Experiencing Cardiac Symptoms

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the US, every 33 seconds someone dies from cardiovascular disease and, according to The Heart Foundation, more than 920,000 will have a heart attack this year alone. Men and women...

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2014-10-29 16:28:55

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While sudden cardiac death is undeniably devastating to a patient's family, friends and often to whole communities, cardiology experts disagree on whether to screen all U.S. children for underlying heart problems that put them at risk for a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). A person suffering a SCA requires immediate interventions to survive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155220 A diverse group of uncommon congenital...

2014-10-28 23:02:22

The conference has been scheduled so that discussions concerning lawsuits organized in the New Jersey litigation brought over the Mirena intrauterine device may take place with all involved parties. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs and medical devices, announces that a Case Management Conference has been scheduled in the Mirena multicounty litigation...

2014-10-28 12:31:28

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousand Oaks emergency dentist, Dr. Sharon Shamoiel, now offers emergency dental care that can save a tooth or a smile. Accidents are a common part of life, but when they involve the teeth or other oral structures, they can result in a dental emergency. Dental trauma can occur as a result of sports, car crashes, assault, or even a fall. Teeth can become fractures or knocked out entirely. Patients who experience a dental emergency can take...

2014-10-27 23:08:06

Emergency Department-Based Observational Study Aims to Fill Data Gaps in ACS Care Shrewsbury, NJ (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The Hospital Quality Foundation (http://www.hospitalqualityfoundation.org), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving hospital care, today announced the initiation of its patient registry study in non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) called UPSTREAM: An ED-Based Clinical Registry. This observational, non-interventional study aims to...

2014-10-27 08:29:21

Survey Findings Reveal Incidence of First-Time Reactions in School Setting PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty, the fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), today announced new EpiPen4Schools(®) program offerings as part of the company's commitment to support the growing need for education among school staff about anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. The EpiPen4Schools program, launched in 2012, provides four free...

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...

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2014-10-15 03:00:34

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 healthcare providers to recognize that environmental exposures may be under-appreciated risk factors for diseases such as sudden cardiac death and fatal coronary heart disease,” said Jaime E. Hart, Sc.D., study lead author and an instructor in...

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...


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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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