Latest Triage Stories

2013-05-01 23:04:41

PromptCare at Lourdes gets non-critical patients on the road to recovery within an hour. Willingboro, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Hoping to treat patients with minor emergencies in a more efficient manner, Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County has expanded its emergency department to include a dedicated area called PromptCare. Encompassing eight treatment rooms, PromptCare gives patients quicker access to care for non- life-threatening illnesses and injuries and helps to alleviate...

2013-04-26 10:26:13

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time determined how often emergency medical helicopters need to help save the lives of seriously injured people to be considered cost-effective compared with ground ambulances. The researchers found that if an additional 1.6 percent of seriously injured patients survive after being transported by helicopter from the scene of injury to a level-1 or level-2 trauma center, then such transport should be considered...

2012-11-13 12:42:24

Patients with mental illness visiting emergency departments in Ontario have shorter waits to see a doctor during crowded periods and only slightly longer waits during less busy periods, found a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The Schizophrenia Society of Ontario recommended in 2008 that the Ontario government add a psychiatric wait times measure to its Emergency Room Wait Times Strategy. The Kirby Report on mental illness and addiction in Canada also referred to...

2012-08-28 23:01:42

This offer is available for orders placed via the My Pedia Nurse call center phone line Bradenton, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Pedia Nurse now offers all new subscribers 1 month free with paid subscription, no set-up fees, no long-term contracts, free shipping, 24/7 monitoring with immediate access to the nurse triage call center . This protective device helps families in time of need and offers immediate medical response to a nurse triage center. Pedia Nurse Telephone triage nurses...

Important New Practice Guidelines For Prevention And Treatment Of Lightning Injuries Issued By WMS
2012-08-28 10:36:13

About 24,000 people are killed by lightning every year, with about 10 times as many people injured. The Wilderness Medical Society has issued important new practice guidelines for precautions that can lower the likelihood of being killed or injured and recommendations for effective medical treatments post-strike. These guidelines appear in the September issue of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. Updating the 2006 guidelines, a panel of experts chosen for their clinical or research...

2012-08-27 23:02:36

This offer is available for orders placed via the Nurse Alert call center Bradenton, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 Nurse Alert senior medical monitoring company provides assistance when needed most. Only Nurse Alert provides an added layer of protection with a nurse triage feature and personal emergency response. With the costs of emergency room visits continuing to skyrocket Nurse Alert emergency response is an alternative to healthcare protection. Nurse Alert is in the business of...

2012-08-12 23:00:18

Pedia Nurse provides families with unlimited and immediate medical help at the touch of a button. Families can have access to affordable and reliable medical attention. Bradenton Florida (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Pedia Nurse, focused on providing affordable high quality “Personal Emergency and Home Tele Health Services." Protecting families through the emergency medical alert console, the main working part of the 24 Hour Helpline and Emergency Medical Response System. Pedia Nurse...

Word of the Day
  • 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.