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2014-08-08 12:25:27

AANP Urges Secretary McDonald to Expand Patient Access to Nurse Practitioners and Bring on More to Meet Veteran Health Needs AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today congratulates Robert McDonald on his new role as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and urges him to increase veterans' access to nurse practitioners by utilizing them as full partners in the VA health care delivery system. AANP...

2014-08-07 23:10:17

Physicians attending the Symposium by the Sea conference on Aug. 7-10 will learn the benefits of scribes provided by Medical Scribe Systems. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Medical Scribe Systems (MSS), the nation’s leading provider of trained scribes specializing in revenue cycle enhancement, will be exhibiting at the Symposium by the Sea conference in Boca Raton, August 7-10. Physicians attending the event are invited to come by Booth 308 to watch a video demonstrating the...

2014-08-07 23:06:38

Alternative Medicine Emphasizes Education, Whole Body Causes of Disease, Less Medication Says Shanhong Lu, MD. PhD. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Alternative medicine in the United States is growing rapidly, according to a recent July 2014 Fiscal Times article. To Shanghong Lu, MD, PhD, who combines alternative and conventional medicine, the growth in alternative medicine is empowering individuals to take a new approach to health, with more emphasis on the whole body, prevention...

2014-08-07 23:04:07

Pasadena Orthomed & Rehab, based in Pasadena, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you can rest assured that the...

2014-08-07 16:27:50

Department of Health and Human Services Data Show An Average 511,000 Medical Professionals Abuse or Are Dependent on Drugs or Alcohol Annually SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering drug addict who at one point was taking oxycodone and 100 Vicodin pills a day while working with patients, joined with Proposition 46 proponent Bob Pack and openly spoke about how easy it is for doctors to abuse drugs and get away with it. Consumer Watchdog...

2014-08-05 23:00:41

Adeva Chiropractic, Dr. Luis Adeva's Anaheim practice, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection Los Angeles (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,” you can rest assured that the practice...

2014-08-04 23:00:42

Beverly Hills Chiropractic & Orthopedic Center, Dr. Farzad Rabbany's practice, comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation of “Preferred Provider,”...

2014-08-04 16:26:10

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The author of California's patient safety ballot measure Proposition 46 and a consumer advocate supporting the campaign called upon the California Medical Association and its president, Dr. Richard Thorp, to seriously discuss the somber reality of doctors with problems with substance addiction and abuse. Bob Pack, the author of Proposition 46 who lost two children to a high driver who had been recklessly prescribed narcotics, and...

2014-08-02 23:00:11

The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest held its fourth Convocation and White Coat Ceremony August 2, 2014. Lebanon, Oregon (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Tomorrow’s osteopathic physicians will encounter a host of distractions on their journey to improving health care, but must stay focused so that they become the health care leaders their communities expect and need. That was the message on Saturday, August 2, 2014, from Oregon State Rep. Sherrie Sprenger as she gave...

2014-08-01 23:04:51

Dr. Sant Chawla of the Sarcoma Oncology Center in Santa Monica, California spoke recently about the significance of Sarcoma Awareness Month. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Did you know that July was Sarcoma Awareness Month? The goal of Sarcoma Awareness Month is to raise awareness across the country and to educate people on the symptoms of, and treatment options for, sarcoma. According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 5,000 Americans are expected to die of the disease in...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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