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2012-06-24 23:00:20

Nurse Alert is a new concept in the senior medical alert industry offering an advanced Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) with a Nurse Triage Call Center Service providing independence and security for the growing population of active seniors. Nurse Alert's senior alert emergency and medical response system provides unlimited and immediate medical help at the touch of a button. 24 hour nurse assistance help line provides immediate answers to medical questions related to medication and...

2012-05-22 22:12:51

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin have identified novel biomarkers that could be used to confirm exposure to damaging radiation in large groups of people potentially exposed to unknown and variable doses for the purpose of triage and treatment. The findings are published in the May 1 issue of Radiation Research. John E. Baker, Ph.D., professor of surgery, biochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, is the lead author of the study. There...

2012-04-04 20:31:08

Early identification strategy in the ED needed to identify high priority cases Children with moderate or severe asthma attacks who are treated with systemic corticosteroids during the first 75 minutes of triage in the Emergency Department (ED) were 16% less likely to be admitted to hospital. This highlights the importance of adopting a strategy to rapidly identify and begin treating children with moderate or severe asthma attacks directly after triage, according to a team of investigators...

2012-04-03 09:13:14

Dr. Roger Zemek, Director of Emergency Research at the CHEO Research Institute and ED physician, and assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, has overseen the creation and implementation of a Medical Directive that now empowers nurses to administer an oral steroid treatment, which has reduced wait time and improved patient care. Asthma is the most common chronic illness in children requiring a visit to Emergency. Every year, the Children's Hospital of...

2012-03-27 23:03:46

Despite being 50-year-old technology, bag valve masks are still the standard of care in pre-hospital resuscitation. James Evans, President of AutoMedx, discusses the dangers and shortcomings of manual resuscitation using BVMs. (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 An estimated 15.7 million medical related 911 calls are made in the US annually. For calls where a patient is not breathing, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) personnel typically utilize a bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitator. BVMs have been the...

2012-03-26 22:19:13

Telenurses can provide effective advice to people who would otherwise visit an emergency department Seven out of eight people who sought advice from a telephone helpline staffed by nurses followed the self-care advice they received, ranging from providing treatment at home to calling an ambulance, according to a study in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. Two factors had a significant impact on the decision to engage in self-care for themselves or the person they were...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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