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New swift therapy limits stroke damage

...ymptoms between a couple of months were treated by paramedics with magnesium sulphate, under the direction of University physicians. Follow up suggested that the drug, when administered within an hour of symptom onset, does protect the brain from damage. A larger trial is now planned and its hoped that this adv...

Scorecard to help in diabetic risk assessment of the Indian Population

...implicity, ability to be tested and interpreted by paramedics even at remote centres. It also eliminates the need for unnecessary testing. Following introduction, the scoreboard is expected to rock the Indian health market. Source: Indo-Asian News Service...

Scorecard to help in diabetic risk assessment of the Indian Population

...implicity, ability to be tested and interpreted by paramedics even at remote centres. It also eliminates the need for unnecessary testing. Following introduction, the scoreboard is expected to rock the Indian health market. Source: Indo-Asian News Service...

Specialized Clinics For Manipur's AIDS Patients

...Manipur are far from satisfactory with doctors and paramedics scared to venture to remote areas as the state is plagued by insurgency and ethnic conflict. The authorities fear that HIV/AIDS may further spread because of the northeastern region's acute drug problem. India's northeast lies on the edge of the h...

Homeless man refused help

Homeless man refused help, say paramedics The disabled, homeless man who died on East Hast.... According to BC ambulance Service sources, the paramedics on Saturday night did actually respond to the call. They did make contact with the patient, and the ...

Bail Granted To The Doctor Despite Her Patient's Death

...he London ambulance service spokesperson said that paramedics tried their level best to resuscitate Mrs. Board at her residence and n the way to the hospital but their efforts were futile....

Xenon Could Limit Nerve Damage After Stroke

...ld become part of standard medical treatment, with paramedics being able to administer it to stroke and brain-injured victims to stop ongoing nerve cell death. Contact: Tony Stephensonat.stephenson@imperial.ac.uk44-207-594-6712Imperial College London Source: Eurekalert...

Quake-Hit Pakistan Receives 30 Field Hospitals From Cuba

...Two more field-medical facilities run by the Cuban paramedics have been donated to the government of Pakistan-administered Kashmir,' Col. Muhammad Usman clarified. Cuba's First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla signed an agreement in Muzaffarabad, the region's capital, to formally ha...

Farm Boy Airlifted by PSNI helicopter To Safety

... to take all the credit, because the fire service, paramedics and local police who were on the scene all deserve praise. But we certainly played a part in getting him to hospital alive." The boy was bleeding profusely and it was important that he received immediate treatment that can save his life. The situat...

Large Ambulances To Handle Obese patients In Vegas

...ular ambulance poses safety problems for patients, paramedics and ambulance crewmembers. The $250,000 (£144,000) vehicle, developed by the American Medical Response group, looks like a standard ambulance. But it is wider, with an especially large wheeled stretcher trolley. The vehicle, called a Bariatric Unit,...

Assam's Floating Hospital To Render Medical Services To Islanders

...his vessel can be turned into a classroom to train paramedics during winters when the water level is too shallow to set sail,' Hazarika added. This specialised boat was funded by prize money from a World Bank competition won by C-NES volunteers and a group of grass-root boat-builders in 2004. With the India C...

Malaria Epidemic Claims 50 Lives In Assam

...n Assam, officials Tuesday said. // "Doctors and paramedics have fanned out to take preventive steps and cure ...nti-malaria drugs and diagnostic kits. Doctors and paramedics are working overtime in vulnerable areas," the minister said. Anti-malarial measures in Assam hav...

Malaria Epidemic Sweeps Northeast India

...t were the worst hit. He said that the doctors and paramedics have spread out to take preventive steps and cure ...sam have been hit hard due to an acute shortage of paramedics and auxiliary nurses. He explained that their plan of recruiting 800 malaria surveillance workers by...

Guidelines For Treating Severely Injured Patients On The Anvil

...ading to death. “Thanks to the increased skills of paramedics and first responders, more and more severely injured patients are making it to the emergency room,” said Ronald Maier, M.D., director of the team’s clinical group and surgeon-in-chief at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. A lot of other factors do...

Fear Of Malaria Outbreak Grips Tripura

... field staff of the health department. Doctors and paramedics have fanned out to the interior areas to take preventive steps,' a health official said. Health workers were spraying disinfectants in vulnerable areas, besides collecting blood samples following reports of fever in some areas bordering Assam. 'O...

Children Need Different Dosage In Cardiac Arrest

... in a program called "LA Kids." In that program, paramedics were mandated to use a Broselow tape (a weight-est...ely handing the length-based measuring tape to the paramedics was not enough." The study is "EMS System Changes Reduce Pediatric Epinephrine Dosing Errors in the...

Malarial Epidemic In Tripura Takes Its Death Toll To 65

... medicines. He explained that teams of doctors and paramedics have spread well into the interior areas to help treat the people. It has been reported that at least 30 people have died at Gandachara subdivision under Dhalai district alone. The state government has requisitioned air force helicopters to help ru...

Lack of Proper Emergency Access during the Run Led To the Death of Four Runners

...ed field hospital, 19 ambulances and two motorbike paramedics as well as St John Ambulance and the Red Cross. The Run was organized by Nova International and Dr Russell Curtis, a local GP criticized the lack of proper medical cover at the critical final stage of the race. But recorded narrative verdicts, said t...

Medical Center to Test Methods of Improving Cardiac Arrest, Trauma Survival

...on with dozens of Dallas-area receiving hospitals, paramedics and emergency medical technicians in the BioTel Sy...xcluded will be given a special wristband to alert paramedics that they don't want to participate in the study. Dr. Paul Pepe, chief of emergency medicine at UT...

Prime Minister Lauds the Exemplary Work of Mumbai’s Medical Fraternit

...blasts. For the past four days, doctors, nurses, paramedics and hospital staff were silently and tirelessly to...thank the medical fraternity - doctors, nurses and paramedics - for the exemplary and splendid job they have done at this hour of national tragedy. "The medical...

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