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2014-02-07 08:24:20

CARY, N.C., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covis Pharmaceuticals today announced that LANOXIN® is now offered in four dosage strengths, including the new 0.0625mg and 0.1875mg strengths, for the treatment of mild-to-moderate heart failure in adults, and for the control of ventricular response rate in adult patients with chronic atrial fibrillation. Current dosing options of 0.250mg and 0.125mg are still available. These four convenient strengths are currently stocked in all major...

2014-02-03 23:03:11

AtCor Medical's Noninvasive Central Aortic Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness Technology Now Available in Canada Itasca, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 AtCor Medical (ASX: ACG), the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor® system which measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness noninvasively, today announced that its SphygmoCor XCEL system has been approved by Health Canada, allowing AtCor to sell its new system to Canadian customers. Canada’s population...

2014-02-02 23:02:29

Scald Injury Prevention Campaign Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities. Burn Awareness Week, celebrated early in the year, is an excellent opportunity to “kick off” a year full of burn awareness education. West Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Scalds - A Burning Issue Scald injuries are painful...

2014-01-29 08:29:36

Additional Findings from RADAR Trial Published in Journal of Invasive Cardiology BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the late-stage clinical development of its first-in-class, actively controllable antithrombotic drug system, REG1, today announced the publication of additional findings from its completed Phase 2b RADAR trial in the Journal of Invasive Cardiology(1 )demonstrating the safety...

2014-01-27 23:01:00

The Firm is investigating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered internal bleeding, including cerebral and gastrointestinal hemorrhage, allegedly due to Pradaxa. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Thousands of Pradaxa lawsuits (http://www.pradaxalawsuithelp.com/) that allege the blood thinners caused patients to suffer serious, and even deadly, episodes of internal bleeding, are moving forward in U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, Bernstein Liebhard...

2014-01-24 23:02:11

North America has been experiencing an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and record low temperatures. As we look ahead to continued severe weather, here are some winter survival tips from Topical BioMedics, Inc., to help you get through it safely and in the best of health. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 North America has been under siege by an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures. These...

2014-01-20 12:27:55

Researchers have discovered the fundamental biology of calcium waves in relation to heart arrhythmias. The findings published this month in the January 19 edition of Nature Medicine outlines the discovery of this fundamental physiological process that researchers hope will one day help design molecularly tailored medications that correct the pathophysiology. Heart arrhythmias cause the heart to beat irregularly, resulting in symptoms such as dizziness and fainting, or in severe cases,...

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...


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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