News tagged with emergency medicine

Injuries from ocean waves more common than thought

(HealthDay)—A study out of Delaware suggests that injuries to beachgoers caused by ocean waves are more common and severe than previously suspected, and people need to be aware of the ocean's power—even ...

Jun 23, 2013
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Gettysburg offers lessons on battlefield medicine

(AP)—As gunshots ravaged the bodies of tens of thousands of soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg 150 years ago, military doctors responded with a method of treatment that is still the foundation of combat ...

Jun 23, 2013
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New concussion data: Two biomarkers better than one

Scientists are scrambling to gather data for the FDA to support the need for a blood test to diagnose brain injury in the United States. The University of Rochester Medical Center just added significant evidence by reporting ...

Jun 18, 2013
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Study finds improved CPR quality saves lives

(Medical Xpress)—Life-saving CPR has been a foundation of emergency medicine for more than a half century. But researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix are continuing to refine the procedure, ...

May 20, 2013
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