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2014-01-16 23:26:06

BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. is proud to announce that the Blast Gauge System is the newest product to be certified by the National Tactical Officer’s Association’s (NTOA) Member Tested and Recommended Program©. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 This program allows manufacturers to have their products tested in the field by the law enforcement community, and if a product receives an average score above 3 out of 5, it receives NTOA Field Tester Recommended Status. The Blast...

2014-01-15 23:21:52

MarketOptimizer.org adds Latest Report on “EpiCast Report: Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) – Epidemiology Forecast to 2022” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a serious cardiovascular disease associated with high healthcare costs, frequent recurrences and hospitalizations, and high risks of sudden death and short-term mortality. The ACS incidence increases with age and will be a significant public health problem as the elderly population...

2014-01-09 23:02:52

When kids head out into the cold weather they may not be thinking of the risks that could come. Follow these simple tips from experts at Dayton Children's Hospital to protect your child from hypothermia and frostbite, while still allowing them to have some winter fun playing outdoors. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 When the weather gets colder, kids can’t wait to head outside and play in the snow. However, they may not be thinking of the risks that come with being out in the cold. Follow...

2014-01-06 23:23:02

The new “Home Remedies For A Toothache” article on the site Vkool.com gives people tips on how to eliminate their toothache with a few simple steps. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 The new “Home Remedies For A Toothache” report on the website Vkool.com delivers to people useful ways to relieve their dental pain within a short period of time. This article is specifically designed for those people who want to stop their tooth pain without using drugs or supplements. Firstly,...

2014-01-06 23:02:11

The Firm is evaluating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered serious occurrences of internal bleeding, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 As Pradaxa lawsuits (http://www.pradaxalawsuithelp.com/) continue to move forward in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is planning a large scale assessment of Pradaxa bleeding rates. In a posting on an...

2014-01-04 23:02:29

In response to an article published by News Medical, Dr. Demetri Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics discusses six important tips to remember in order to keep children safe while playing outside in the cold weather. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Dr. Demetri Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a NY-based comprehensive pediatric care practice, responds to an article published on December 6th by News Medical that examines six different precautions to take before allowing children to play in...


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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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'