Navigation Links
March/April 2011 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
Date:3/14/2011

h drops and self-irrigation using a bulb syringe, researchers evaluated the impact on health service utilization of the latter in the United Kingdom. Of the 237 patients studied, researchers found that of patients presenting with ears blocked with wax and subsequently cleared, those originally given a bulb syringe for self-use had about one-half the rate of irrigation consultations of those treated in the clinic for irrigation in the following two years. Specifically, in the 2-year follow-up period, 73 percent of control group patients returned to the clinic with episodes of earwax versus 60 percent of patients in the intervention group. The average number of consultations for earwax was 1.15 among control group participants versus 0.64 for intervention group patients, a difference of 0.50 consultations and an estimated 79 percent higher consultation rate for the control group. The authors conclude that self-treatment with drops and self-irrigation may offer a feasible alternative to routine attendance with a clinician, saving patients the time and cost involved in clinic visits. They estimate that encouraging the initial use of bulb syringes could, in the following two years, potentially reduce the number of clinic irrigations by around 0.9 million in the United Kingdom.

Randomized Trial of Bulb Syringes for Earwax: Impact on Health Service Utilization
By Richard Coppin, B.Med.Sci., B.M., B.S., D.R.C.O.G., et al
The Surgery, Overton, United Kingdom


Women With Intellectual Disabilities Feel Inadequately Prepared for and Upset by Mammography

Women with intellectual disabilities perceive mammography differently from women in the general population, and their perception is shaped by inadequate knowledge, anxiety and inadequate preparation. In-depth interviews with 27 intellectually disabled women revealed that women with intellectual disabilities feel poorly prepared for the procedure, not understanding its purpose or what
'/>"/>

Contact: Angela Sharma
asharma@aafp.org
913-269-2269
American Academy of Family Physicians
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related medicine news :

1. March/April 2010 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
2. Annals of Surgical Oncology adds new society affiliation
3. Embargoed News from Annals of Internal Medicine
4. LifestyleMom.com and the LifestyleMom Radio Cafe Aim to Help Women Create a Family Life and "Me Life" That They Truly Love
5. Family Research Council: Planned Parenthood Report Oversexualizes Ten-Year-Olds, Undermines Parental Authority
6. Family's Fight to Save Child Spreads Hope Around Globe
7. Jewish Board of Family and Childrens Services Welcomes New Board President, Tony Mann
8. Vancouver, Washington -- Free Family Fun at Health Fair
9. Los Angeles Jewish Home Adds Short-Term Rehabilitative Care to Family of Services
10. Surgeon General with Microsoft HealthVault Expands Consumer Benefits for the My Family Health Portrait Offering
11. Family members reduce stress in advanced cancer patients with 14 minute massages
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/1/2015)... Barrel Mill ” was featured on NewsWatch as part of ... latest and coolest technology products and services available to consumers. ... conducted the review and shared with viewers how this oak ... Distillation of Alcohol, it's understood that oak is essential for ... that’ll help anyone achieve a barrel aged alcohol without having ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 In recent years Medical Marijuana has ... physicians as a way for them to expand their patient ... as medicine. Since the FDA still lists Cannabis as a ... to licensed physicians that can help guide them when ... Malka in Santa Cruz, CA is a leader in ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... February 28, 2015 With their commitment ... has added an additional exercise to their already robust ... exercise is most commonly known as, is often performed ... Pulls” are executed in a relatively safe manner and ... strength levels. The full description of “Rope Pulls” is ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Mew and Company, a Vancouver corporate ... provide business consulting services in addition to a variety ... and succession planning. Company finances are a complicated matter ... top of this, complex Canadian tax laws can make ... a result, Mew and Company works to advise their ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... MD (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 For ... conference in person, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation ... place on Tuesday, March 3, starting at 9:30 AM. ... requires no registration. The broadcast can be accessed through ... http://www.curemeso.org/symposium . , The Symposium is a unique ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:An Oak Infusion Spiral was Featured on NewsWatch Television on January 30, 2015 2Health News:Reputable Cannabis Doctor In Santa Cruz and Monterey Joins the Medical Cannabis Network 2Health News:Vancouver Corporate Tax Accountants Now Provide Business Consulting Services 2Health News:Mesothelioma Cancer Research Foundation Broadcasting Symposium Live 2
... New research released to mark No Smoking Day (11 March) ... in Great Britain are thinking,about or planning to cut down or ... shows that one in ten (9%) will be taking the first,step ... No Smoking Day President and Dragons, Den star, ...
... , , TUESDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- Used together, a ... in detecting ovarian cancer in its early and more curable ... become a new standard in the fight against this deadly ... to be an approach that may be workable," said Robert ...
... state budget maintains charity care spending levelMARLTON, N.J., March ... Virtua Health, praised New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, Health ... for placing a high priority on the health care ... that was unveiled today in Trenton.In the state fiscal ...
... ARBOR, Mich.---Biomedical and materials engineers at the University ... brain implants that helps the devices operate longer ... epilepsy and Parkinson,s disease. , Currently, brain implants ... and the next generation of the devices operate ...
... A recent CBS 60 Minutes TV program drew ... molecule believed to largely be responsible for the ... more people living beyond 100 years and exhibit ... than other people living in other developed countries, ...
... people with peripheral arterial disease, study finds, , , ... arterial disease with drug-eluting stents may save lives ... Greek researchers have found. , Peripheral arterial disease ... leads to severe obstructions, known as critical limb ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Recession leads 1 in 3 Smokers to cut Down or Quit 2Health News:Recession leads 1 in 3 Smokers to cut Down or Quit 3Health News:Combo of Tests Might Spot Ovarian Cancer Early 2Health News:Combo of Tests Might Spot Ovarian Cancer Early 3Health News:Virtua Commends Gov. Corzine's Charity Care Funding Plan 2Health News:Nanotech coating could lead to better brain implants to treat diseases 2Health News:Researchers Report Combined Molecules in Red Wine by Far Exceed the Biological Activity of Plain Resveratrol, Consistent With the Composition of Longevinex(R) 2Health News:Researchers Report Combined Molecules in Red Wine by Far Exceed the Biological Activity of Plain Resveratrol, Consistent With the Composition of Longevinex(R) 3Health News:Drug-Eluting Stents Show Promise for Leg Arteries 2Health News:Drug-Eluting Stents Show Promise for Leg Arteries 3
(Date:2/27/2015)... TEL-AVIV , Israele, February 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... continua nel suo sviluppo dell,innovativo sistema di monitoraggio ... il primo trial sull,uomo-   ... operante nello sviluppo di nuovo sistema per il ... congestizio (CHF), ha annunciato oggi di aver concluso ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... 27, 2015 An aggressive campaign to reduce ... rate of infection with a dangerous drug-resistant bacteria at ... Clostridium difficile, or C.diff, is a bacterium that can ... the colon. A recent article in the New England ... in the United States " asserts ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... 2015  In recognition of Rare Disease Day and ... bleeding disorders community, CSL Behring announced today ... of protein therapies to the World Federation of Hemophilia ... has worked to improve the lives of people with ... the WFH,s Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) Program aimed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Vectorious Medical Technologies completa una raccolta di 5 milioni di dollari 2Curb Overuse Of Antibiotics To Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug 2Curb Overuse Of Antibiotics To Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug 3CSL Behring Continues Treatment Access Leadership by Donating Bleeding Disorder Protein Therapies IUs to World Federation of Hemophilia 2CSL Behring Continues Treatment Access Leadership by Donating Bleeding Disorder Protein Therapies IUs to World Federation of Hemophilia 3
... BARRX Medical Inc., a leader in the ... precancerous tissue from within the gastrointestinal tract, reported today ... (SAGES) has issued a new practice guideline for the ... reflux of stomach contents such as acid and bile ...
... , SAN FRANCISCO , June 1 ... to continue on FIRMAGON® (degarelix for injection) after one ... according to results of a Phase III extension study(1) ... PSA is commonly used in monitoring prostate cancer patients, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Issues Practice Guideline Addressing the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett's Esophagus 2The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Issues Practice Guideline Addressing the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett's Esophagus 3The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Issues Practice Guideline Addressing the Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett's Esophagus 4Extension Study With FIRMAGON® (degarelix) Showed Continued Benefits for Prostate Cancer Patients Beyond One Year 2Extension Study With FIRMAGON® (degarelix) Showed Continued Benefits for Prostate Cancer Patients Beyond One Year 3Extension Study With FIRMAGON® (degarelix) Showed Continued Benefits for Prostate Cancer Patients Beyond One Year 4Extension Study With FIRMAGON® (degarelix) Showed Continued Benefits for Prostate Cancer Patients Beyond One Year 5
... System combines Invivo's AutoNet™ wireless networking ... and clinical information system (CIS) features. ... including alarms, full disclosure and vital ... patient to a bedside monitor or ...
The CIC Pro Clinical Information Center brings together vital patient information from multiple monitoring devices....
The Panorama Central Station includes bi-directional communication with Datascope bedside monitors, optional 72 hours of disclosure and a touch screen user interface....
... The Alaris System integrates drug ... practice guidelines,into a single, modular platform. ... or remove modules as you,need them, ... the bedside,to a minimum while managing ...
Medicine Products: