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2015-03-18 12:29:01

Capitol Hill Event Furthers Education and Awareness of Brain Injury WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 15, 2004, over a decade ago, Army Specialist Matthew

2015-03-17 23:07:56

PULS Cardiac Test identifies early-stage Coronary Heart Disease to help prevent Heart Attacks and save lives San Diego, Calif.

2015-03-17 08:32:42

Study Finds Kcentra® is Superior to Plasma in Patients Needing Warfarin Reversal for Urgent Surgical or Invasive Procedures KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-13 08:26:41

Significantly expanded presence with First International CytoSorb® Users Meeting, Research Symposium, and Exhibition MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation

2015-03-10 16:26:49

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) unveiled a first of its kind report and theory of change to build

2015-03-10 12:31:36

More than 92 Percent of Patients Achieved Rapid and Reliable Hemostasis on the First Attempt When Treated with EVARREST, Compared to 46 Percent Treated with Standard of Care SOMERVILLE,

2015-03-02 23:01:22

Trauma surgeons at Forbes Hospital, Monroeville, Pa., are now using Google Glass to integrate prompts during trauma patient resuscitation, and will use the technology to access software with hands-free,

2015-02-27 23:05:46

Throughout the year, Parent Heart Watch will release "10 Lists of 10" to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in youth.

2015-02-27 08:29:05

- LILETTA(TM) Offers Women Broad Access to Safe, Effective Long-Term Contraception through Groundbreaking Company Partnership - DUBLIN and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.


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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