Navigation Links
Texting After Fainting a Good Sign
Date:2/12/2009

Study notes it means a teenaged victim has recovered from the blackout

THURSDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who fiendishly text their friends apparently are more than just obsessive, compulsive, annoying and just plain incomprehensible to older generations.

In certain situations -- after fainting or panicking, for instance -- texting can be a medical indication that the patient is recovering.

"The ability to text if nothing else is medically wrong may shows that the patient has recovered from the faint or panic attack," said Dr. Mike Sinclair, pit crew coordinator for Festival Medical Services, a British organization that supplies medical professionals to handle emergencies at music festivals. "Of course, if you break a leg, you are still able to text, but we use it as a sign in young people that have fainted or had a panic attack that they have recovered."

Sinclair is co-author of a paper on the topic, originally published in the December issue of BMJ and also reported in the February issue of Pediatrics.

Two years ago, Festival Medical Services started using the method after noticing that most of the individuals fainting or panicking were teenagers, and they started sending messages on their cell phones as soon as humanly possible after an episode.

When the resuscitation tent located at the side of the stages is especially busy (sometimes up to two patients each minute), this "monitoring" system can be especially useful.

At last August's Reading Festival, the medical team treated 142 patients in less than an hour during the performance by Bloc Party, and 130 patients in an hour-and-a-half while Rage Against the Machine performed, Sinclair noted.

The Reading Festival draws a crowd of about 100,000, and the Glastonbury Festival in June, which Festival Medical Services also covers, draws about twice that, including festival workers.

'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. PSE&G Childrens Specialized Hospital and New York Giants Team Up to Enable Donations to Hospital Through Texting
2. Texting Food Diaries Helps Kids Stick With Diets
3. In Recognition of WORLD AIDS DAY, Charlotte Bobcats Power Forward, Emeka Okafor, Launches Mobile Texting Campaign in Support of the One Million African Lives Initiative
4. Work-Family Conflict Dogs Air Force Women After Deployment
5. Work-Family Conflict Dogs Air Force Women After Deployment
6. Stopping Statins After Stroke Doubles Death Risk
7. Billy Graham Home After Hospitalization:
8. Swelling After Knee Injury May Hinder Healing
9. Going on After Loss
10. Discover The Mutter Museum After Dark
11. Cialis Eases Erectile Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Texting After Fainting a Good Sign
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Butler Mobility has recently ... Inclined Platform Lifts . Previously the two standard colors ... new beautiful earth tone colors as standard colors at no ... in the home but will enhance the beauty of the ... any home color scheme or individual décor. , The new ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with the ... condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD), a new study suggests. ... supply blood to the limbs, most often the legs. The ... narrowing of the arteries throughout the body. People with PAD ... Researchers analyzed data from nearly 6,800 people with PAD who ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 Volunteers from Scientology Churches ... this week with drug education lectures, forums and conferences, ... in cities around the world. , Drug abuse is ... on Drug Abuse, abuse of alcohol and illicit drugs ... lost work, decreased productivity and healthcare. , In ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ... http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/ ) investigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP has been ... Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) Obstetrics and ... explore ways to mitigate the cancer risks associated ... invasive gynecological surgeries. According to a report published ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... The Europe Well Intervention Market report defines ... analysis and revenue forecast. The well intervention services market in ... 2013 to $3.4 billion by 2018, at a CAGR of ... of the Europe Well Intervention Market report, to get an ... glimpse of the segmentation in the Europe well intervention market, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Butler Mobility Products Announces Five New Standard Colors for Their Inclined Platform Lifts 2Health News:Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble 2Health News:Scientologists Taking Action against Drug Abuse 2Health News:Scientologists Taking Action against Drug Abuse 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Financial Ties Between FDA Advisory Panel Members and Manufacturers of Power Morcellators 2Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Financial Ties Between FDA Advisory Panel Members and Manufacturers of Power Morcellators 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Financial Ties Between FDA Advisory Panel Members and Manufacturers of Power Morcellators 4Health News:Europe Well Intervention Services Market is Expected to Reach $3.4 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:Europe Well Intervention Services Market is Expected to Reach $3.4 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3
... newly diagnosed cancer can be a distressing and difficult time ... be a period of adjustment when their school work and ... access journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health ... child,s knowledge about their sibling,s disease and to give them ...
... significant functional disability, require twice the amount of informal ... system, according to U-M research published in Hepatology ... aging of those with hepatitis C (HCV), researchers expect ... Cirrhosis is a chronic condition that causes ...
... TUESDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) -- People with dementia are ... don,t have any impairment in their brain function, a new ... hospitalizations that occur in people with dementia are for potentially ... shows. "Hospital admissions for all causes and potentially ...
... , TUESDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes is a ... far beyond the obvious expense of medicine and related health ... diabetes were more likely to drop out of high school ... less than those without diabetes. "A lot of studies, ...
... January 10, 2012 C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC, ... Health Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women,s Health ... on Women,s Health, March 16-18, 2012 in Washington, DC. ... country will gather at the Congress to learn practical, ...
... classification for diagnosing fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis ... as currently used algorithms, but required no further liver ... Hepatology , a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on ... Liver Diseases, details a method that synchronously combines two ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New educational program helps the siblings of children with cancer 2Health News:High rates of disability and health care use found in older Americans with cirrhosis 2Health News:Dementia May Lead to Avoidable Hospitalizations 2Health News:Dementia May Lead to Avoidable Hospitalizations 3Health News:Diabetes Takes a Toll on Lifetime Earnings: Study 2Health News:Diabetes Takes a Toll on Lifetime Earnings: Study 3Health News:Diabetes Takes a Toll on Lifetime Earnings: Study 4Health News:C. Noel Bairey Merz to receive inaugural Journal of Women's Health Award at 20th Annual Congress on Women's Health 2Health News:New fibrosis classification improves accuracy of diagnosis in hepatitis C 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 According ... by Composition of Material, Application (Healthcare, Homeland security, ... Product (Personal Instrument, Hand-Held Instruments, Fixed, and Installed ... to 2013 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Scintillator Market ... 5.62% from 2014 to 2020, and reach $479.16 ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... HOUSTON , July 11, 2014  Kindred ... proud to announce the opening of its new ... provides outpatient services to people with chronic, hard ... wounds which can lead to amputation, lower leg ... which have delayed closure, and traumatic injury wounds ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 ... at 4,396.20, down 0.52%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished ... closed at 1,964.68, down 0.41%. The losses were broad based ... negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the ... 2.75% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 2Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 3Scintillator Market will be worth $479.16 Million by 2020 4Kindred Hospital Houston Northwest, With Wound Care Specialists, Opens Outpatient Wound Healing And Hyperbaric Center 2Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 2Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 3Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 4
... NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: Assistive Devices ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0461658/Assistive-Devices-for-Special-Needs-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.html ... of devices and accommodation products for several categories ...
... NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that ... catalogue: Therapeutics for Immune System ... In 2010, the global market for drugs for ... approximately $72.2 billion.  The market size is forecast to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 2Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 3Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 4Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 5Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 6Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 7Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 8Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 9Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 10Reportlinker Adds Assistive Devices for Special Needs: Technologies and Global Markets 11Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 2Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 3Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 4Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 5Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 6Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 7Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 8Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 9Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 10Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 11Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 12Reportlinker Adds Therapeutics for Immune System Disorders 13
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: