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2014-09-11 08:28:26

Preventing infections and fighting Sepsis to save 800,000 lives each year LONDON and JENA, Germany, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The current outbreak of the

2014-09-09 08:33:03

This First-of-its-Kind, Point-of-Care Test Can Detect Preeclampsia in the First Trimester; Addresses the Global Medical Problem Affecting Pregnant Women and Their Babies HILLSBORO,

2014-09-08 23:05:50

Okyanos Heart Institute Now Accepting Qualified Heart Disease Candidates for Adult Stem Cell Treatment in New State-of-the-Art Cath Lab Freeport, Grand Bahama

2014-09-08 08:32:02

DENVER, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-09-08 08:31:48

NephroCheck® Test System Receives FDA Clearance In United States For Risk Assessment Of Acute Kidney Injury SAN DIEGO, Sept.

2014-09-07 08:20:28

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Cangrelor (Acute Coronary Syndrome) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" to its store.

2014-09-07 08:20:19

DALLAS, September 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketOptimizer.org adds "Acute Coronary Syndrome - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023", a new research report to its

2014-09-02 23:01:40

The Firm is evaluating Xarelto lawsuits on behalf of patients who suffered uncontrollable internal bleeding, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or death, allegedly due to their

2014-09-02 04:21:13

X-VeRT Study Results Presented as a Hot Line Session at the ESC Congress 2014 and Published in European Heart Journal BARCELONA, Spain, Sept.

2014-08-30 23:03:41

Hyde, a premium manufacturer of water safety products, addresses one of the world’s leading causes of death, drowning, through the introduction of its new swim safety vest, the Wingman.


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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