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2014-10-08 16:27:33

Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center Identify Adverse Effects of Disruption of Pcp4 Gene NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-10-06 23:02:07

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered life-threatening internal bleeding, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and other serious complications, allegedly

2014-10-03 08:24:10

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2014-09-29 23:00:35

Successful Synedgen Research Leads to Phase II SBIR Funding to Help Reduce Scar Formation Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Each year in the US,

2014-09-29 08:30:35

'Reach for the Sky' contest aims to increase awareness on a growing public health issue in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, Sept.

2014-09-29 08:30:10

Data reveals truly continuous glucose sensor delivers clinically relevant accuracy throughout length of stay in critically ill patients OXFORD, England, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-09-22 23:11:54

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, a national leader in diabetes care, is first in NY metro area to offer new procedure New York, NY (PRWEB)

2014-09-11 23:12:02

New Albany cosmetic dental treatment authority Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering tips to anyone who has a dental emergency.


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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