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2015-01-30 08:26:02

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Jan.

2015-01-29 16:27:21

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sudden Cardiac Arrest can strike at any time and at any age. A new bill supported by Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D.

2015-01-27 08:31:54

Knowledge gaps especially apparent for primary care and emergency physicians, often on front line in treatment for anaphylaxis WASHINGTON, Jan.

2015-01-26 23:01:52

The study comes as dozens of plaintiffs, including a number being represented by the Firm, pursue Xarelto lawsuits after allegedly suffering uncontrollable bleeding and other complications due

2015-01-24 23:03:24

Gentell Honey Gauze “Manuka” Dressing and Gentell Honey Alginate Dressing, both made with medical grade honey, are designed to treat wet or dry wounds. Bristol,

2015-01-21 23:08:50

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Pancreatitis – Pipeline Review, H2 2014” to its store.

2015-01-20 16:24:53

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Status Epilepticus - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" to its store. This report provides an overview of the Status Epilepticus's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Jan.

2015-01-14 12:26:02

Findings Add to Rigorous Post-Marketing Safety Program for XARELTO® in Routine Clinical Practice RARITAN, N.J., Jan.


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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