News tagged with acute care

World's first bedside genetic test proves effective

Tailored anti-platelet therapy, made possible through a novel point-of-care genetic test, optimizes treatment for patients who carry a common genetic variant, researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) ...

Nov 09, 2011
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Stray-bullet shootings often harm women, kids

(Medical Xpress) -- Most people killed or wounded in stray-bullet shootings were unaware of events leading to the gunfire that caused their injuries, and nearly one-third of the victims were children and nearly half were ...

Jul 10, 2012
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iPhone app can diagnose stroke: study

New research from the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine shows that doctors can make a stroke diagnosis using an iPhone application with the same accuracy as a diagnosis at a medical computer workstation. This technology ...

May 09, 2011
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Pain relief can now be based on solid evidence

A Cochrane Review of data relating to about 45,000 patients involved in approximately 350 individual studies has provided an evaluation of the effect you can expect to get if you take commonly used painkillers at specific ...

Sep 07, 2011
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