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Hospital Projects to Take the Weight Off Overcrowded Ones

The Public Health Ministry of Thailand plans to set up 21 community medical centres in 20 provinces. This is in order to relieve the heavy workload of provincial// hospitals run by the state, many of which are overflowing with patients. The project estimated to cost 188-million-baht, is also i...

Are Patients Becoming Victims in Hospital Overcrowding Turf Wars? Experts Ask

...s. It is generally attributed to bad communications. The transfer of patients to unit hallways only addresses the most glaring symptom -- an overcrowded emergency department. Studying and redesigning the flow process and implementing automation technology can free up as much as 20 percent more bed spac...

Texas Humane Legislation Network Calls for Puppy Mill Crackdown

...e/ -- Nearly 500 emaciated, parasite-infested dogs were seized from a puppy mill operating near Bowie, Texas on July 7. The dogs, confined in filthy, overcrowded conditions, were seized just weeks after the commercial breeders' lobby defeated a bill in the Texas Legislature that would have required large-scale ...

MD Now Urgent Care Centers: First in Florida to Receive UCAOA Certification in Urgent Care

...ticularly in Southern Florida where the local population swells by up to forty percent at the height of the tourist season, often creating dangerously overcrowded conditions in Florida's emergency departments. Urgent care centers fill the gap between the ER and the primary care doctor, offering increased con...

Top Dentist Issues Opinion on Health Benefits of Cutting-Edge Orthodontics

...are often recommended for more aesthetic reasons," says Dr. Linhart. "But even so, properly aligned teeth are much easier to care for." overcrowded teeth, Dr. Linhart clarifies, are more difficult to clean. "Toothbrush bristles reach less of the surface area, and it’s much harder to flo...

Electronic Medical Record Technology Uptake Faces Challenges

...ut it likely will not be the last," said Chris Clancy, market analyst with HealthLeaders-InterStudy. "There's a physician shortage in Phoenix, so with overcrowded waiting rooms, it's difficult for doctors and their staffs to carve out ample time for training on EMR technology." Financial issues are another ...

Jury Awards $5.45 Million to Bronx Man With A Misdiagnosed Staph Infection, New York Medical Malpractice Attorney David Perecman Comments

...k medical malpractice attorney. Factors thought to have contributed to the misdiagnosis include time and past experience. Hospitals are frequently overcrowded and emergency room patients are usually looked at and diagnosed quickly. Hospital staff also see some patients who exaggerate or fabricate their sympt...

First of its kind study identifies risk factors for LRTIs in Inuit children

...ely to be admitted for LRTI than mixed or non-Inuit infants. It was not determined if this was a result of genetic factors or socio-economic factors overcrowded living conditions increased the risk of admission by 2.5 times Living in a rural community without a hospital increased risk of admission by 2.7 time...

Study tests the effect of ending ambulance diversion

... When a hospital's emergency department is overcrowded with seriously sick and injured patients, it may "go on diversion," re-routing ambulances to other emergency departments. But the benefits of "diversi...

American Academy of Disaster Medicine's (AADM) President Comments on U.S. Public Health System, Discusses Swine Flu Infection and Prevention

...l emergency rooms and urgent care centers could be overwhelmed by sick and "worried well" patients. Such a development would exacerbate the overcrowded conditions faced by many of these facilities on a daily basis." In addition, Klein strongly urges that families stock up on essential food, wate...
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Animals That Cyclone Survivors Depend on Need Help Now

...he flood will be owned by individuals and will not be for sale. Wet conditions, lowered immune systems, endemic disease such as Foot and Mouth and overcrowded camps create a highly disease prone and contagious environment. WSPA will seek to advise government livestock veterinarians on the need to deliver vet...
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Predators keep the world green, ecologists find

...e islands were left surrounded by water. That ended the experiment because it allowed the animals to redistribute themselves in their own fashion. The overcrowded populations of the plant-eating animals that had been the object of our studies simply dispersed. "The fundamental premise of the whole project was...
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Optimize Transfection of siRNAs for RNAi

... efficiency. Healthy cells transfect better than poorly maintained cells. Routinely subculturing cells before they become overcrowded or unhealthy will minimize instability in continuous cell lines from experiment to experiment. Since cells may gradually...

Optimizing siRNA Transfection for RNAi

...cells should take up between 20 and 80 percent of the available space. Subculturing cells before they become overcrowded minimizes instability in continuous cell lines and reduces variability from experiment to experiment. Cells ...

Optimizing Chemical Transfection and Electroporation of siRNAs

...Healthy cells transfect better than poorly maintained cells. Routinely subculturing cells before they become overcrowded or unhealthy will minimize experimental variability in continuous cell lines. Since cells may gradually chan...
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