News tagged with emergency treatment
Millions of Americans take aspirin or other drugs every day to reduce their risk of heart attacks or other problems caused by blood clots.
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women are more likely to die from a myocardial infarction than men, according to research presented at the Acute Cardiac Care Congress 2012. The gender gap in mortality was independent of patient characteristics, revascularisation ...
Cardiology Oct 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Simply knowing a child's home address and some socioeconomic data can serve as a vital sign – helping hospitals predict which children admitted for asthma treatment are at greater risk for re-hospitalization or additional ...
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Urinary tract infections are common conditions that occur when bacteria from the intestines enter the urinary tract. New research, however, suggests that the bacteria causing these infections may come from contaminated food ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study of a controversial housing project that allows chronically homeless people with severe alcohol problems to drink in their apartments found that during their first two years in the building residents cut their heavy ...
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
For patients admitted to an emergency department with chest pain, use of a contemporary or highly sensitive test for levels of troponin I (a protein in muscle tissue) may help rule-out a diagnosis of heart attack, while changes ...
Cardiology Dec 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Giving fluids rapidly through a drip into a vein (fluid resuscitation) as an emergency treatment for African children suffering with shock from severe infections does not save lives, according to a major clinical trial funded ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
African-Americans know the signs of stroke, but concerns about medical cost, ambulance response time and unfamiliarity with the need for prompt hospital care impacted whether they called 9-1-1 immediately.
Cardiology May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
This spring, a team of researchers has released results from an eight-year study that shows improved survival rates for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer who undergo cancer tumor testing to determine the best treatment.
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hypoglycemia may be a much larger problem among patients with diabetes than is currently realized, according to a study of members of a diabetes-focused social network conducted by researchers in Boston Children's Hospital's ...
Diabetes Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
China reported two human cases of bird flu in the southwestern city of Guiyang on Sunday, with both patients in a critical condition, the official Xinhua news agency said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new U.S. government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide during the past four years, the same period in which the supercharged ...
Health Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Recent studies questioning the role of specialist heart attack centres produced misleading results because doctors tend to send the sickest patients to have the best care, according to new research.
Cardiology Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The war on tuberculosis is getting new weapons for the first time in decades, offering hope for controlling the deadly disease but major funding shortfalls threaten progress, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have developed and validated a new tool, the first of its kind, to measure how well emergency department physicians administer a brief intervention ...
Addiction Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0