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New X-ray machine launched by GE Healthcare
...l be targeted at private and government hospitals, nursing
homes and small diagnostic centres. GE Healthcare also plans to introduce the next level of fully digital X-ray systems for enhanced imaging solutions with a price tag of Rs.10.5 to Rs.20.5 million. A laptop sized digital console and a four way-floa...
When A Prince Chose To Help Indian Couple
...o hospital.' Khatoon, a mother of seven, had been nursing
the conjoined twins ever since they were born, with all the love and affection they deserve. 'They were confined to their home as they attracted curious onlookers and taunts,' she said. The twins have not had any education but were taught Urdu at h...
Diabetics increases likelihood of falling and associated accidental injury in elders
...defined risk factors for falls among frail elderly nursing
home residents, which include gait or balance diso... Following the finding, it has been indicated that nursing
homes, assisted living facilities and others that care for the elderly should consider diabetes a si...
Cardiac Disease May Be Hazardous In Pregnancy
...f obstetricians, cardiologists, neonatologists and nursing
personnel for a successful pregnancy outcome....
India’s smallest premature baby brings immense joy to Indian parent
...ourse, a lot of input from medical side and tender nursing
care play major roles in intact survival of such foetus," Dr. Mehta said. He has also handled two similar cases where the babies were delivered with a birth weight of 650 gms at less than 26 weeks of pregnancy successfully. The act of saving the ba...
Another Victim Of Legionnaires' Disease
.../ The 89-year-old woman resident of the Seven Oaks nursing
home in Toronto's east end died Monday morning in ...stigators confirmed the outbreak originated in the nursing
home's air conditioning cooling tower when contaminated droplets were distributed into the air by th...
John Hopkins CGHH program provides Global Health education
...rojects for India a program on “train-the-trainer” nursing
program for HIV/AIDS care to live clinical education was organized. www.ccghe.jhmi.edu/CCG/distance/ HIV_Courses/nurse_training.asp. During November 2004-January 2005, John Hopkins faculty presented a telemedicine training program, "Principles of...
Salmon Fish Benefits: Which Kind Is Better?
...n, women of child-bearing age, pregnant women, and nursing
mothers should minimize the exposure of environmental pollutants in salmon fish by eating the least contaminated wild salmon or using alternative sources of n-3 fatty acids. Source: Journal of Nutrition, November...
Northeast To Get Mega Rural Health Mission
...ry rural hospital would have a doctor and adequate nursing
staff. "We shall make it mandatory for all medica... proposal for setting up more medical, dental, and nursing
colleges in the northeast where the 39 million people faces the challenge of accessing primary healt...
Woodruff Foundation Grant To Support Doctorate Of Nursing Practice Program
...a step which is expected to alleviate the national nursing
shortage by producing more qualified nursing
professors, allowing nursing
schools to enroll more students, the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation has ...
Hospital Cuts Costs By Moving Cancer Patients To Hotels
...r patients who are well enough not to need 24-hour nursing
care, and still require treatment or daily monitoring. Unlike hospital in-patients, those who have hotel rooms have their own en suite bathroom, television and, if they are well enough, can use the hotels’ leisure facilities. If patients develop a ...
India Can Manage World’s Healthcare Crisis By 202
...is to develop related fields like roads and proper nursing
training and curb malpractices in which the government has a major role to play,' said Naresh Trehan, chairman of IHCF. Trehan, who is also executive director of the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, said 20 percent of the US population i...
Government To Consider Ragging Victim's Plea
...ala Government will soon take a decide whether the nursing
student who was the alleged victim of sexual ragging by her seniors at the School of Medical Education in Kottayam be granted admission in Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.// The next state cabinet meeting on November 30 will also discuss a reque...
Health Care Ties To Get Stronger Between India And Britain
...mmunicable diseases, medical tourism, upgrading of nursing
education and policies concerning medical practioners were among the other topics considered during the interview. It was found during the later part of the interview that there was vast scope for co-operation between the two sides in the health...
Nurse Held Responsible For Insulin Overdose
...of the prevailing confusion with regard to the new nursing
practices. Nurse Walker, the nurse responsible had...g among the nurses on 11 January 2004 when the new nursing
practices were introduced led to the death of the patient. The prescription chart of Mrs. Pullar had...
British Doctor cleared of murder
...tins died on March 21st 2003. Weldon, who was in a nursing
home suffering from dementia, died on March 18th in the same year and Moss, who also had cancer, died on March 14th. All three had been visited by Dr Martin shortly before their deaths. In a statement read out on Dr Martin’s behalf, his representa...
Genetic Code Of C.difficile Cracked
...l. The strain has caused infections to breakout in nursing
homes and hospitals in Quebec. The search can now commence for the other antibiotic resistance genes and toxins which will enable a better understanding as to why this strain causes the severe disease. The strain is reportedly responsible for simi...
Assaults On Hospital Staff On The Rise
...d knifes are not uncommon either. The country’s nursing
unions have called for legislation similar to that which protects emergency workers, to protect nurses also. The matter will also be raised with the Health Minister Andy Kerr. The health boards have also been called upon to take such abusive behavior...
Efficacy of fish oil supplements in pregnancy.
...our are "low-mercury" fish and OK for pregnant and nursing
women to consume up to 12 ounces weekly (two average meals). So fish oil supplements as well as fish in diet are good option for pregnant women....
Recanalization enables Tsunami mourners to parent again
...e Hospital. Few of them had the surgery at private nursing
homes. "The government is encouraging tsunami parents to come forward for the surgery," said Nagapattinam district collector J. Radhakrishnan. While people in the fishermen villages in the district earlier had apprehensions about the success of th...
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