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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...

2012-03-26 21:59:14

Intervention implemented in Brazilian hospitals is adaptable to other countries A three-pronged intervention in Brazilian public hospitals significantly improved physician adherence to evidence-based protocols for treating acute coronary syndrome (ACS) — a type of disease causing chest pain from reduced blood flow to the heart, according to research presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 61st Annual Scientific Session. The Scientific Session, the premier...

2012-03-23 23:02:06

Palomar Modular Buildings has completed the combined design of Health Care Clinics and Child Care Centers. These buildings provide modern access to basic family needs in remote locations for Native Americans. Desoto, TX (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Palomar Modular Buildings recently completed final designs for Native American combination Health Care Centers and Child Care Centers. The combination of these two facilities fits a basic need for many isolated Reservations. Training local...

2012-03-17 23:02:21

Alicare Medical Management has implemented LVM Systems, Inc.´s Centaurus Telehealth Triage system in an effort to provide patients with the customized information they need, when they need it. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Alicare Medical Management (AMM), one of the nation´s leading care management solution providers, has implemented LVM Systems, Inc.´s Centaurus Telehealth Triage system to provide the highest quality of service to its clients. AMM is using the...

2011-12-04 11:00:00

Local urgent care adds 3 new locations, uses mobile health app iTriage, to prepare for the busiest time of the year Denver, CO and Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) December 04, 2011 The distractions of the holiday season result in unexpected injuries and illness that cause thousands to seek medical care each year. Today, FastMed Urgent Care announced the opening of three additional walk-in facilities bringing their total number of urgent care centers in the greater Phoenix area to...

2011-11-13 08:00:00

Urgent care providers use iTriage application to inform patients of special holiday hours during the upcoming holiday season Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), emergency physicians treated approximately 39,700 people for fall-related injuries during the 2010 holiday season. Recognizing that holidays offer no vacation from minor accidents and illness, the developer of the free consumer healthcare application...

2011-11-09 10:15:38

Growing acceptance for controversial strategies including 'conservation triage' The number of species being recognized as endangered is ever increasing and a new study, published in Conservation Biology, reveals the unanimity among conservation scientists of expectations of a major loss of biological diversity. The survey also shows a growing acceptance of controversial strategies such as triage, a decision to priorities resources and not to intervene to save some highly threatened...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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