Natasha Richardson Died From Head Trauma: Autopsy
The cause of death, which was ruled an accident, was "epidural hematoma
due to blunt impact to the head," said medical examiner spokeswoman Ellen Borakove, the Associated Press reported. An epidural hematoma
is a blood clot that pools between the brain and the skull.
U of Minnesota researchers examine the value of health information technology
...re electronic medical records, nurse charts and automated imaging. The patient safety indicators examined were infection, post-operative hemorrhage or hematoma
and postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis.
They found that electronic medical records are the only IT application to have a cle...
Haemacure's Human Fibrin Sealant Demonstrates Effectiveness in Skin Graft Fixation Proof-of-Concept Study for Burn Injury
...e adhesive qualities allowing fixation of the graft without the use of staples or sutures, (2) seal the tissue bed layer, thereby inhibiting seroma or hematoma
formation without compromising the healing process, and (3) likely provide more even healing, resulting in a higher percentage of graft take with a mo...
Eisai Inc. Supports Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
...hromboembolic complications are at risk of developing an
epidural or spinal hematoma
which can result in long-term or permanent
The risk of these e...eaction have been reported.
The most commonly reported side effect is hematoma
at the injection site. Please see http://www.FRAGMIN.com for full prescr...
Dialysis Catheter Placement Makes Little Difference in Infection Risk
...sistent with the widely accepted convention to avoid femoral catheterization to prevent the risk of catheter-related infection."
They did find that hematoma
formation (localized area of bleeding beneath the skin) was significantly higher in the jugular group (3.6 percent) than in the femoral group (1.1 per...
Lowering Blood Pressure Improves Brain Hemorrhage Outcomes
...od pressure, which may contribute to further bleeding and the growth of the hematoma
(an area of internal bleeding). This can cause the patient's condition to d...ents.
Brain scans conducted 24 hours after the start of treatment showed hematoma
growth of 13.7 percent in the intensive treatment group, compared with 36.6...
Scientific poster abstracts from the 24th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine
Use of Coordinated PT/OT and Peripheral Nerve Block for in patient Treatment of Recalcitrant CRPS, Type 1
in a Heparinized Patient
Correlates of Patient Satisfaction in Patients with Low Back Pain
Pulsed Radiofrequency of Pudendal Nerve to ...
UCLA doctor develops new technique to treat varicose veins
...edure. Researchers followed up with patients roughly a year after their procedures and found few early postoperative complications, such as infection, hematoma
formation or severe pain requiring additional pain prescriptions.
According to Lawrence, LASP may provide lower residual varicose vein occurrenc...
Hospital Errors Rise 3 Percent -- HealthGrades Patient-safety Study
· Foreign body left in during procedure
· Iatrogenic pneumothorax
· Selected infections due to medical care
· Post-operative hemorrhage or hematoma
· Post-operative hip fracture · Post-operative physiologic metabolic derangement
· Post-operative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis