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New test for heart attack

...may take several hours and maybe a formal hospital admission in order to find out the cause.// According to Doctors in Texas, a new and more rapid way of diagnosing a heart attack is very effective and is to be implemented. They do a blood test for three cardiac enzymes - troponin 1, creatine kinase-MB, and m...

Surgery a safety in senility

... event - death, non-fatal heart attack or hospital admission for worsening angina.// A total of 305 patients with chronic angina were selected for the study.They were randomly assigned to be given either medication or revascularisation. Revascularisation involves doctors carrying out an angioplasty followed ...

Surgery a safety in senility

... event - death, non-fatal heart attack or hospital admission for worsening angina. A total of 305 patients with chronic angina were selected for the study.They were randomly assigned to be given either medication or revascularisation. Revascularisation involves doctors carrying out an angioplasty followed by...

Mental illness a key factor in suicide

...tudy show a strong association between suicide and admission to a hospital for mental illness. Ten percent of the young people who had committed suicide had been admitted for mental illness. According to researchers, suicide is more likely to occur among young people who have had a parent commit suicide, those...

Surgery a safety in senility

... event - death, non-fatal heart attack or hospital admission for worsening angina.// A total of 305 patients with chronic angina were selected for the study.They were randomly assigned to be given either medication or revascularisation. Revascularisation involves doctors carrying out an angioplasty followed ...

More information sought by patients on medical errors

...t doctors feared legal action, and also that their admission might harm the patient or decrease their trust. Researchers suggested that medical institutions should strive to create a blame-free culture, which will help the doctors to give more information to patients and put patients at ease and restore docto...

Miscarriage during pregnancy and heart disease linked

... data to determine the risk of death// or hospital admission due to heart disease. Researchers found that those who had had miscarriages were 1.4 times more likely to have heart disease later than women who had not. Moreover, those with repeated miscarriages were at even higher risk of heart disease -- women w...

Admission to Russian varsities is looking up

...llowing the ammendment, Indian students could seek admission to any Government university in Russia which is listed in the directory of medical schools of the World Health Organisation. Fee structure The cost of doing MBBS in Russia is five to ten times less when compared to the Us and the UK, " said Ravichan...

Pharmacist’s Role in Medication Error

...f knowledge of the patient’s drug therapy prior to admission Periods of transition among the medical staff A gradual increase in errors during the study period The investigators believe these findings strongly suggest the value of having a pharmacist participate in medical rounds with doctors. They also sug...

Common Plant Triggers Asthma

...e study found for the Poeceae plant, the emergency admission happened about three days after the high levels were recorded and two days later than high levels of the Plantago plant were recorded. Study authors say this type of time lag is consistent with the biology of allergens. They also say this surge of re...

Steroid Treatment for Wheezing Questioned

... no difference in the symptoms or rate of hospital admission between children with high or low levels of wheezing. Surprisingly, study authors say more children on the steroid ended up in the hospital than those on the placebo, though the numbers were not statistically significant. Study authors conclude the ...

Does Success in School Differ From the Real World Success ?

...e Miller Analogies Test. The MAT has been used for admission to graduate school and also for hiring and promotion purposes in the workplace. Specialists found the MAT was valid for predicting performance in both academic and work environments. They say this provides direct evidence that general cognitive abi...

Effective Diagnosis Of Spinal Cord Injuries

... assessed with both MRI and computed tomography at admission and at a follow-up examination about 10 months later. They examined whether there is an association between the degree of spinal cord injury compression in the period just after traumatic injury and clinical neurological outcome. They found evidence ...

A New Evaluation Tool That Could Predict Death Risk in Heart Patients

... clinicians to assess mortality risk upon hospital admission and quickly decide on a treatment strategy. Researchers used data from more than 100,000 heart failure patients to develop a risk model after analyzing 33,046 hospitalizations. The overall mortality risk for patients hospitalized with acute heart fa...

Epidural can affect the fetal head position

... as when epidural were administered, 4 hours after admission if no epidurals are given, and in late labor when the dilation is more than 8cms. Most fetuses were seen to have their head in occiput anterior at delivery. Of the fetuses, which were in occiput posterior late in labor, only 20% of them remained so ...

Increasing risk of heart failure for ageing population

...ions of blood urea nitrogen, serum creatinine, and admission heart rates. Also the risk of dying during hospitalization was more for patients with lower serum sodium concentrations and lower systolic and diastolic blood pressure standards. The study also showed that women are at greater risk of dying from hear...

Researchers Bring New Insight To Asthma And SABA Fills

... when a SABA prescription date preceded a hospital admission or an ED visit. The study appears in the August issue of CHEST, the peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians. Source Newswise...

Patients In Hospital ICUs At Risk From Medical Errors

...all incidents occurred during routine care, not on admission or during an emergency intervention. “Even though this is a small study, it demonstrates the potential for harm in our critical care units in a dramatic way,” said AHRQ Director Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. “These findings are another call to action in o...

Statins Taken For Reducing Cholesterol Found To Reduce Death Rate Associated With Heart Attack As Well

...tal and were given the drugs within 24 hours after admission had a 54 percent lower risk of dying in the hospit...started on the therapy within 24 hours of hospital admission were 58 percent less likely to die in the hospital than those not taking the drugs. Evidence regard...

Dental Cysts Can Cause Infections In Head And Neck

...neck infections serious enough to warrant hospital admission at their institution were due to dentigerous cysts, which is more frequent than expected. Therefore, dentigerous cysts need to be considered as a possible underlying cause when treating head and neck infections. They therefore recommend that unless ...

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