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2013-07-16 23:21:02

First Response Training, LLC, one of the Prominent West Palm Beach CPR and Lifesaving Education Company has teamed up with Transformational Outsourcing, one of top social media marketing company in South Florida, to help expand their online marketing. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 First Response Training, LLC—a West Palm Beach, Florida company providing CPR and First Aid courses to the medical and non-medical community since 1991—will be partnering with Transformational Outsourcing, a Boca...

2013-07-16 23:04:36

SureFire CPR has released important CPR information to keep households and businesses safe in the case of a cardiac emergency. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 So, you think you know CPR because you attended a training session as part of an employee induction program five or ten years ago. According to new CPR research statistics released today by SureFire CPR, what little you may remember of that session is now probably out of date. Not only are CPR guidelines updated every five...

2013-07-16 22:35:33

"Multiple hospitalizations for complications from a terminal illness may be burdensome for elderly patients and reflect poor quality care," write Joan M. Teno, M.D., M.S., of the Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University, Providence, R.I., and colleagues, who conducted a study to examine whether the occurrence of multiple hospitalizations for the complications of infections or dehydration was associated with survival. As reported in a Research Letter, the study population was...

2013-07-16 22:33:21

Among patients who experienced in-hospital cardiac arrest requiring vasopressors (drugs that increase blood pressure), use of a combination therapy during cardiopulmonary resuscitation resulted in improved survival to hospital discharge with favorable neurological status, according to a study in the July 17 issue of JAMA. "Neurological outcome after cardiac arrest has been the main end point of several randomized clinical trials (RCTs). Neurologically favorable survival differs from...

2013-07-16 12:20:48

MINNEAPOLIS, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Circulatory, manufacturer of multiple medical devices and the pioneer of Perfusion on Demand(TM) (POD) therapy, has selected Combat Medical Systems as its U.S. distributor for the military and federal market space. Combat Medical Systems will spearhead sales and distribution of Advanced Circulatory's products, including the ResQPOD(®) and ResQGARD(®) Impedance Threshold Devices (ITDs), to all branches of the U.S. military and...

2013-07-15 23:01:12

Bayer’s Mirena IUD perforated the uterus of an Arizona woman, alleges a lawsuit filed on her behalf by Parker Waichman LLP. The lawsuit also alleges that the Mirena IUD is inherently defective, and that Bayer knew about the device’s dangers but never warned consumers or the FDA. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Mirena IUD...

2013-07-14 23:01:31

First Response Training, LLC, one of the premier West Palm Beach CPR and Lifesaving Education Company launches its new website. (PRWEB) July 14, 2013 First Response Training, LLC, a lifesaving training company located in West Palm Beach, Florida, announces the launch of its new website at http://www.gotcpr.us. In addition to a blog and instructional videos, the website will feature full course descriptions and an online registration portal through which interested clients can sign up to...

2013-07-10 12:09:29

But no risk for exposed full term babies who are normal size Pre-eclampsia affects 3-5% of pregnant women and can lead to preterm delivery, prematurity, perinatal morbidity and mortality. Although preterm birth and low birth weight are associated with excess risk of CP, the causes remain largely unknown. Some studies have found an excess risk of CP in children born at term from mothers with pre-eclampsia while others have reported no association. Researchers from Norway therefore...

Cheer Up And Get Heart Healthy!
2013-07-10 06:01:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reveals that people with cheerful temperaments are significantly less likely to suffer a coronary event such as a heart attack or sudden cardiac death. People who are anxious or depressed are more likely to have heart attacks and die from them than those whose dispositions are lighter, prior studies have shown. The new study, published in the American Journal of Cardiology,...

2013-07-09 23:24:24

All Belly Pregnancy reviews have been flooding the Internet and AllBellyPregnancyReviews.org reveals the truth about this program that claims a simple eating and exercise regime can honestly help both the mother and the baby enjoy ultimate good health and fitness. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 All Belly Pregnancy that claims to be a one-stop-shop that helps women do the right thing regarding exercise and nutrition has caught the attention of http://AllBellyPregnancyReviews.org Susan...


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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