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2015-04-01 23:05:39

EB Medicine’s monthly journal, Emergency Medicine Practice—featuring diagnosis, treatment, and other clinical information—is now available in a highly intuitive mobile application.

2015-04-01 12:26:41

Simple tips and proper gear can help prevent sports injuries WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans may be ready to resume walking, running, and other outdoor

2015-03-31 23:10:54

The PracticeMatch Career Fair is a free event designed specifically for medical residents, fellows, practicing physicians and advanced practitioners, interested in exploring career opportunities.

2015-03-31 23:05:26

Healthcare Documentation Specialist’s Offerings Enhanced by Addition of Dragon Medical Software Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 Medical Technology

2015-03-31 23:04:37

Clinicians Getting Value-Added Support From a Trusted Source in Speech Recognition Georgetown, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 QMedET Solutions, LLC, is now

2015-03-31 23:02:23

Medical DNA Labs, LLC., An Affiliate of Physician Partners of America, has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Tampa,

2015-03-30 12:31:46

Physician-led locum tenens placement firm understands today's healthcare challenges, helps hospitals gain greater value from the recruiting investment WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-28 00:22:40

OLYMPIA, Wash., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Democrats in the House of Representatives released their budget proposal, bringing forward a $39 billion state spending plan for

2015-03-27 23:04:36

Europe Computerized Physician Order Entry Market anticipates high growth encouraged with government initiatives and increasing healthcare costs.

2015-03-26 23:09:05

Career Step is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Mike Hodgson will be speaking in the ICD10monitor webinar Thursday, April 2 at 1 p.m.


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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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