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2013-06-27 23:48:51

Attorney Paul d’Oliveira of d’Oliveira & Associates injury and disability firm comments on the latest scientific review of Medtronic Infuse. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 A recent scientific review by Yale University published in Annals of Internal Medicine on June 18, 2013, revealed the latest about the safety and potential complications associated with Medtronic Infuse (i). The study detailed uncertainty regarding the safety of Medtronic Infuse use, discussing the previously downplayed...

2013-06-18 23:04:44

Patients will receive a venous ultrasound and an assessment of their veins from the doctor or a nurse. KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The Skin and Vein Center is offering a free ultrasound vein screening to the public on July 9 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The complimentary screenings include venous ultrasounds and a visit with the doctor or a nurse, who will give the patient an assessment of his or her condition. The doctor or nurse will inform the patient of the health of his or her...

2013-06-06 23:22:14

This resource will provide consumers access to information about legal rights involving allegations of dangerous side effects, including deep vein thrombosis, filter fracture, migration and perforation from use of filters. Site also includes details of FDA health warning about IVC filter risks the agency is reviewing. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/bard-ivc.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it is now providing...

2013-06-04 23:27:09

Multicenter evaluation of Compass Vascular Access shows efficacy in May issue of Anesthesia and Analgesia journal. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Inadvertent placement of a catheter intended for a vein into an artery can result in devastating complication such as stroke, severe bleeding and death. Mirador Biomedical's multicenter evaluation of the Compass Vascular Access has demonstrated that the device can help physicians avoid these complications while saving hospitals $116 per...

2013-05-22 23:20:39

It is said that the best long-term weight loss after surgery comes by diet and exercise, but an April 24, 2013 ABC News report indicates that lap band patients may require more specific guidelines. Dr. Atul Madan offers five tips geared toward LAP-BAND® patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Those who have already gone through a lap band surgery may be surprised to find that the hardest work is yet to come. As of April 24, 2013, an ABC News report indicated that lap band...

2013-05-20 23:01:18

According to two May 7, 2013 ABC News reports (“Chris Christie Says Lap Band Surgery Is All About Family” and “Chris Christie Had Secret Weight Loss Surgery”), New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had a secret lap band surgery done for his health and his family. Dr. Atul Madan applauds Christie's initial weight loss of 30 pounds, and says that motivation for installing the LAP-BAND® is often about more than just weight loss. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 20,...

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Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

Post Office Protocol, POP - POP3
2013-02-17 09:30:50

Image Credit: Photos.com In computer terms, Post Office Protocol (POP) is a protocol used by e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail from a server by a TCP/IP connection. Another e-mail retrieving protocol is Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). Basically all modem e-mail clients and servers use and support both protocols. The POP protocol has several versions with POP3 as the current version. POP (POP1) was enacted in 1984, where users have an option to leave e-mail on a server after...

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