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2014-03-25 23:32:10

The comprehensive outpatient treatment program at the Memorial Center for Wound Healing specializes in the prevention and treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds. Pembroke Pines, Fla. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Months after his surgery, 66-year-old Lawrence Liburd knew that the gaping 6-inch wound on the sole of his right foot just didn’t look right. After his podiatrist referred him to the Memorial Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Memorial Hospital Pembroke,...

2014-03-21 08:24:51

Company Introduces Next-Generation OptiScanner 6000; Platform to Add Real-Time Monitoring of Key Hemodynamic Measures in ICU Settings BRUSSELS, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous monitoring systems for use in intensive care units (ICU)/critical care units (CCU), introduced its next-generation OptiScanner((TM) )product as part of a special symposium at the 34(th) International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine...

2014-03-20 23:22:46

ChanTest announces the unveiling of new, ground-breaking assays in ion channel research to support more efficient and cost-effective drug discovery at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting starting Monday in Phoenix, Arizona. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 On Monday, March 24, ChanTest will host a session on Assays for Assessing Cardiotoxicity, Contractility, and ECG-Like Aberrations in Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes from 9:15 am – 10:15 am in Room 106C West at the...

2014-03-20 23:21:21

George Velmahos, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and Division Chief of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, presented on Nonoperative Management of Abdominal Gunshot Wounds and Clearing the Cervical Spine. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of General Surgery Volume 61, Issue 1: Gunshot Wound/Cervical Spine. The goal of this program is to improve the management of...

2014-03-17 23:04:51

Sorbion, specialists in modern wound treatment, to distribute Silverlon® wound dressings to Western Europe markets. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Argentum Medical, manufacturer of Silverlon® wound dressings, has signed a distribution agreement with sorbion GmbH & Co. KG (“sorbion”) to distribute its silver nylon wound, burn, and negative pressure dressings to certain markets in Western Europe. Silverlon® wound dressings have a permanently plated metallic...

2014-03-15 23:03:41

Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are on the rise, although the number of fatalities from motor vehicle collisions (MVC) has reached an all-time low in recent years. Innovations such as laminated windshields, collapsable steering wheels, more effective restraint systems, and an increasingly more crashworthy overall structure have greatly improved the survivability of these crashes. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are...

2014-03-10 08:29:26

Enrollment in the Phase 3 REGULATE-PCI Trial is Ongoing for Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of actively controllable therapeutics, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated REG1 for anticoagulant therapy to be used in patients with coronary...

2014-03-07 12:25:44

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wlj3vl/defibrillators ) has announced the addition of the "Defibrillators Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Defibrillator devices are used in treating life-threatening sudden cardiac arrest caused due to cardiac arrhythmias, particularly ventricular...

2014-03-06 16:25:18

DUBLIN, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/63p6kc/electrophysiology) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Electrophysiology Devices Market - Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/63p6kc/electrophysiology ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Electrophysiology devices are used in the diagnosis and treatment of...

2014-03-06 08:30:13

- 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, Mass., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation, a pioneer in integrating next-generation diagnostics into personalized nutrition and lifestyle programs for patients with or at risk for heart disease, announced the commercial launch of an FDA-cleared MPO (myeloperoxidase) test, a...


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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