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2014-10-09 16:27:50

Acquires Operations of Primary Critical Care Medical Group KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth Holdings, Inc.

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2014-10-07 23:12:28

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2014-10-07 23:11:49

Decosimo announces that Healthcare Principal David Cranford and Amanda Busby, co-founder of Anderson Busby PLLC in Knoxville, will be featured as co-presenters during the14th Annual Health Law

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The BEAN Plan™ Helps People Get Healthier With Personalized Program Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 For those who want to lose weight and improve

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Allied Anesthesia physicians weigh in on patient safety in wake of Joan Rivers’ death Orange, Calif.

2014-10-07 23:01:31

New Research Indicates Graduating PAs Have Multiple Job Offers Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 As the American Academy of Physician Assistants

2014-10-07 08:28:29

Thought leaders offer solutions for engaging hospitalist teams to improve outcomes. TACOMA, Wash., Oct.

2014-10-06 20:22:40

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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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