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DUBLIN, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/63p6kc/electrophysiology) has announced the addition of the "Concise
- A significant addition that complements the company's innovative suite of diagnostics and services, Boston Heart's MPO is easy for clinicians to use and FDA-cleared. FRAMINGHAM,
LAUSANNE, Switzerland and SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunexpress Group (Immunexpress) and Debiopharm Diagnostics SA (Debiopharm), today announced the securing
Too often, too little specialized post-acute care comes too late with risk of disability. MOUNT DORA, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and
Symposium Highlights New Biomarkers for AKI Risk Assessment SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading critical care experts will discuss biomarkers for risk assessment of
The Firm is investigating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious episodes of internal bleeding, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner. New
Northwestern Medicine physician is one of first in U.S. to implant remote monitor CHICAGO, Feb.
Whole body cooling in comatose patients who have suffered a heart attack can limit the damage to brain tissue caused by the restoration of blood flow and oxygen.
A new study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that medications used by many older people to control their blood pressure also increases the risk of serious fall injuries by 30 to 40 percent.
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, 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...
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...
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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