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2015-02-10 12:28:14

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report, Physician Office Laboratory Markets is Kalorama's complete review of an important segment of the IVD industry.

2015-02-09 23:07:32

Learn ‘When to Do What in Your Job Search’—from writing your CV to negotiating your contract—at this free event for physicians. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February

2015-02-09 23:06:48

The agenda for the 19th Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes and Dyslipidemia has been released.

2015-02-07 23:01:53

Law Firm Partners with Local Physicians to Provide Diagnostic Resources Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 07, 2015 Shrader and Associates, L.L.P., a firm

2015-02-04 12:26:29

Sargas Pharmaceutical Adherence & Compliance (SPAC) International's, SPAC Chronic Care Management Physician, Patient and Pharmacy Portals Version 14.1 is among the first in nation to be certified under

2015-02-03 23:07:12

The PracticeMatch Career Fair is a free event designed specifically for Residents, Fellows, practicing physicians and advanced practitioners, interested in new career opportunities.

2015-02-03 16:25:01

Senate Health Committee Urged to Include Consumers in Hearings on Rising Costs SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-03 12:28:02

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgery Partners announced the acquisition of majority ownership interest in Delaware Outpatient Center for Surgery (DOCS) in Newark, Delaware.

2015-01-30 23:05:35

New book weaves author’s medical background into a bizarre, frightening story. AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 How would society be different


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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...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

2012-11-26 22:58:54

Percussion is a technique used during a clinical examination to elicit sounds while tapping on the body surface. These sounds can give clues to physicians as to the state of the underlying structures. Percussion can be utilized during well checks or during development of the physician’s differential diagnosis. Percussion was introduced to distinguish between empty and filled barrels of liquor until Dr. Leopold Auenbrugger introduced the technique to medicine. How the Method is Performed...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.