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2014-09-02 16:25:46

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings Inc.

2014-08-31 23:01:44

Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, will be exhibiting at ENGAGE14, the premier educational and networking event for more than 3,000 Greenway

2014-08-29 23:11:43

Joint Venture with DuPage Medical Group Helps Patients Throughout Will County. JOLIET, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Meridian Medical Associates, a leading

2014-08-29 23:10:32

Recently, the Illinois Department of Public Health issued a notice of proposed rule changes that aim to limit the exposure that physicians can seek using traditional methods found in the marijuana

2014-08-29 23:07:37

AudioEducator will conduct a LIVE webinar on the strategies to smoothen the transition process of retiring, buying & selling the physician practice. Durham,

2014-08-28 23:17:51

MarijuanaDoctors.com is enthralled to announce the addition of its newest California physician, James Patel M.D. of Livermore, California.

2014-08-28 12:30:46

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2014-08-27 23:03:10

This new $5 million outpatient campus offers three physician practice locations and laboratory services, including a blood draw site. Abington, PA (PRWEB) August


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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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