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New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association

... stimulation as indicators. At least 35 percent of trained and untrained rescuers are wrong about whether or not a victim has a pulse. The United Kingdom and European Resuscitation Councils have already successfully deleted pulse checks by lay people from CPR training. Pulse check is not effective. Even heal...

New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye

...is treatment is quite expensive, since it requires trained skills. Doctors feel, the key to successful treatment is early self-diagnosis. This is effective, when doctors recommend patients to visit an optometrist or eye specialist if they notice any change in the clarity of their vision....

Need to use defibrillators

...ble. They found that older people could readily be trained in AED use without any other aids. However, periodic re-training in the skill would also be needed, they say, to ensure prompt action in the case of cardiac arrest. It could be that the AED may one day soon be as common a feature of the home as the...

Dementia - a global problem

...private care is expensive. The Group has already trained 120 researchers and clinicians in 26 countries in dementia care. The next stage is to learn more about risk factors for dementia around the world. After all, lifestyle, environment and genetics could have a big impact on dementia but we know little a...

Emotional callers hamper speedy ambulance dispatch

...k because emergency call-takers are not adequately trained to deal with emotional callers, according to a recent study. Callers unable to communicate properly because of their emotional state caused the most difficulties but problems were also caused by people using mobile phones or pay-phones as opposed to ...

Gas Masks Don't Always Fit an Emergency

...s masks improperly. And those were people who were trained to use them. But if you insist, buy the best. The device used by firefighters or emergency medics who get to a disaster first is a self-contained breathing apparatus, which has its own oxygen canister, good for about a half-hour of breathing time. ...

A crude custom

...re the process is only carried out in hospitals by trained doctors....

Patients with testicular cancer dying through unfamiliarity

...d that it was essential that medical students were trained in examination of the (external genitalia), as part of the regular examination of the abdominal system. Some men with large testicular lumps continue to evade the medical profession despite all efforts. According to him, medical professionals and th...

Zinc helps in curtailing diarrhea in children

...when given daily by the caretaker as when given by trained field workers. No other treatment has been proven as effective as zinc in reducing the duration of acute diarrhea in children of developing countries....

Defebrillators in use

...ble. They found that older people could readily be trained in AED use without any other aids. However, periodic re-training in the skill would also be needed, they say, to ensure prompt action in the case of cardiac arrest. It could be that the AED may one day soon be as common a feature of the home as the...

Many factors influence sexual potency

... finances may need to explore these factors with a trained mental-health counselor if medical causes have been ruled out. - An abnormal decrease in sexual desire and performance can be linked to an unhealthy relationship. Negative feelings between husband and wife can be a major factor in sexual difficultie...

Nurses competing with junior doctors in some assessments

...he UK// and it's been suggested that appropriately trained nurses might be able to take over some of their roles. Researchers in Ireland, UK, have compared the way in which junior doctors and nurses assess people before surgery. They found that a junior doctor had a one in seven chance of missing something...

Flying with caution, with SARS

...ngers to 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...

Mental Health Services for Children

... issues. Researchers feel pediatricians need to be trained to identify, treat or refer children with mental health problems. If not, study authors say the needs of these kids will continue to be underserved. ...

Public Defibrillators Found To Improve Survival Rate

...n 19,000 volunteers in these communities were then trained in either CPR alone or CPR plus the use of an AED....elped by volunteers in the two groups. Volunteers trained in CPR alone helped 107 patients. Fifteen survived to the point they were discharged from the hospit...

Strong Pelvic Muscles Found To Facilitate Childbirth

...n the 20th and 36th week of pregnancy. These women trained for 60 minutes once a week with a physiotherapist and were advised to perform eight to 12 intense contractions twice a day on their own. The other half of the sample served as the control. Researchers looked at the length of the second stage of labo...

Dogs Can Sense Bladder Cancer

...amples. Six dogs of varying breeds and ages were trained over seven months to discriminate between urine from patients with bladder cancer and that from a control group. Each dog was then given samples of urine from six control group participants and one bladder cancer patient. The dogs identified their ch...

Two Sessions Of Exercise A Week Could Help Elderly Patients

..., otherwise known as sarcopenia.// The individuals trained for eight to 12 weeks and showed an average increase in muscle strength ranging from 113 percent to 174 percent. A recent study shows older people can minimize muscle loss by incorporating a weight training routine into their lifestyle by just doing ...

WHO report asks for improved healthcare for mother and child

...regnant women get their babies delivered through a trained professional each year. In the least developed countries the number is only one third of the total women pregnant. About 10.6 million children die each year before their fifth birthday. Most of these deaths are due to lower respiratory infections, ...

Music to help schizophrenic patients

...to the musical process etc that required specially trained therapists. The sessions conducted ranged from 7 to 78 sessions. The patients were again evaluated 1 to 3 months after treatment. The results showed that the patients who received music therapy did better in social functioning, emotional well being ...

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