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Brain death – How to cope with it

...of these victims is to give consent to the medical staff attending on these brain dead patients to stop life support- thereby accepting the fact that the person in question is actually dead. Families often find it difficult to accept that a relative who is still warm with no apparent injuries and breathi...

Need to use defibrillators

...n public places, like shopping malls, and to train staff to use them. But most cardiac arrests occur in the home. Researchers in the Public Health services in Seattle, Washington, have shown that domestic AED use is also quite feasible. They found that older people could readily be trained in AED use wit...

Night borns' risk

...und 9am, which may be partly explained by hospital staff shift changes. The research found the hours betwe...d one, around 9am, was immediately after day shift staff were taking over responsibilities....

Defebrillators in use

...n public places, like shopping malls, and to train staff to use them. But most cardiac arrests occur in the home. Researchers in the Public Health services in Seattle, Washington, have shown that domestic AED use is also quite feasible. They found that older people could readily be trained in AED use wit...

Exercise therapy for fibromyalgia

...archers, for they are cheap, don't need specialist staff or equipment, and they are effective. The only problem is encouraging people to keep up the exercise, for drop-out rates are quite high....

New standards for Human Research Safety

...tates. The new program would review such things as staff and facilities, whether patients understand the risks of research, and what kinds of ethics education researchers receive. The program would include hospitals, academic medical centers and other facilities who would volunteer to have their research m...

Kids not getting enough Physical Exercise

...y and that more standardized requirements and more staff development is needed....

Germs to blame for bad breath

...n those with fresh breath. Bruce Paster, a senior staff member at Forsyth said that the bad bacteria in halitosis sufferers could be the result of a variety of factors, including blood type. He said that people with halitosis have something that makes these types of bacteria more likely to colonise in the...

Risk of early neonatal death high in infants born in the night

...ng the need for additional skilled and experienced staff for better obstetric and neonatal care during the night. Researchers conducted a population based study of 694,888 vaginal deliveries in Sweden// between 1991 and 1997. Relative risks of intrapartum (death at the time of labour and delivery) and earl...

Medicines on the move

...ile you are travelling. This will give the medical staff an idea of your health condition. 3. How to carry the medicines? - All medications should be carried in your hand luggage irrespective of whether the trip is long or short. This way you can avoid skipping your mediaction in case your luggage is stol...

Flying with caution, with SARS

... prevent the spread of SARS. Airlines have trained staff to spot symptoms that might help identify passengers who are infected with SARS. Elevator buttons, water coolers doors and push plates are being disinfected hourly and the handles for the moving sidewalks are cleaned after the aircrafts arrival from...

Treatment for Sars patients refused

... developed symptoms of the disease. //The hospital staff were panic striken for treating patients. A private hospital in Pune shut itself down to remain in isolation. Doctors in India have complained that authorities were treating Sars too casually and warned the disease could spread swiftly among the co...

Pharmacist’s Role in Medication Error

...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 suggest two areas for improvement within hospitals...

Father of CPR dies at 79

...rtments in Peru and Baltimore, briefly joining the staff of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Also in the 1950s, Safar developed a method of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation that he combined with chest compression, a rescue technique that had already been researched and documented by others. The result was a first-aid ...

Smoking and Breast Cancer - A Deadly Combination

...e their chance of survival. Physicians and support staff should encourage and assist patients in this challenging ordeal. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 211,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2003, and researchers estimate more than 39,000...

Most Women Unprepared for Operative Deliveries

...ve delivery despite review by medical or midwifery staff before they were discharged. Furthermore, an opera...so needs to be addressed. They suggest the medical staff give a woman an in-depth explanation of the delivery when they have recovered from the trauma. ...

Reducing TB With Ultraviolet Light

...e people gather, including cafeterias, dorm rooms, staff offices and TV rooms. Researchers say they are not sure whether the lower rates of TB can be attributed to the UV lights, but they are hopeful. In experimental conditions -- light is found to decrease bacteria so researchers say there should not b...

The Logic Behind The Spread Of SARS

...uildings of the complex. Management and security staff of the complex who worked on the ground floor in each building would probably have had frequent person-to-person contact with residents, but they were not affected by the virus. Coupled with the finding of much lower concentrations of the virus in re...

Healthcare Professionals Might Want To Rethink Their Dress Code

...udy shows nearly half the neckties worn by medical staff carry disease-causing bacteria. Researchers sample...rly 50 percent of the neckties worn by the medical staff were contaminated with bacteria. Although there is no evidence to suggest the neckties transfer dis...

WHO acts to reduce the maternal death toll

...t, WHO is beginning world-wide training for health staff today. A new manual for health planners and providers, Beyond the numbers - Reviewing maternal deaths and complications to make pregnancy safer is also available. The manual delves into the question of why women die from complications related to chil...

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