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Study finds MRSA most common cause of skin infections in patients presenting in nation's ER's
... infections among patients presenting in emergency rooms
across the country. MRSA is resistant to the antib... of 422 patients seen at 11 metropolitan emergency rooms
in the United States during August 2004. Out of those patients, 249, or 59 percent, were found t...
Two-thirds of pregnant women with depression aren't getting treatment for it
...37 pregnant women who were surveyed in the waiting rooms
of five Michigan obstetrics clinics, using a stand...creen pregnant women for depression in the waiting rooms
of obstetric clinics at U-M and elsewhere in southern Michigan. They previously published results ba...
Study shows escalators as source of injury to children
...en are treated in United States hospital emergency rooms
annually for escalator-related injuries. According to a study published in the August issue of Pediatrics and conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) in the Columbus Children's Research Institute at Columbus Child...
Researchers aim to give nurses a lift
... about 15 per cent of the time. "Also, hospital rooms
are often small, and nurses have to move furniture...Advanced Nursing. Providing bigger, uncluttered rooms
to work in would help nurses, as would hiring more staff to share the workload, Vieira said. Prev...
$20 million gift to Rush University Medical Center kicks-off campus redevelopment
...ty procedures. This includes new, larger operating rooms
that can accommodate more specialized equipment and technology, including imaging equipment and robotics. Nearby will be the facilities and equipment required for interventional radiology, cardiology and neurosurgery, fostering increased collaboratio...
Terminally ill patients continue to receive aggressive treatment at end of life
...sing number of patients who were seen in emergency rooms
or admitted to intensive care units during the last month of life. At the same time, however, there was a drop in the number of cancer patients dying in acute-care hospitals, and that more terminal patients were using hospice facilities. "As oncologi...
Public needs to heighten awareness of dangers of elevated TVs that are larger, heavier
...mated that 2,300 children annually visit emergency rooms
for injuries due to falling TVs. Previous studies suggest this in-home hazard may be on the rise. The UT Southwestern study, in which researchers attempted to identify methods for prevention, is believed to be the first in which researchers personall...
Mowing the lawn is not child's play
...treated in doctors' offices, clinics and emergency rooms
for lawn mower-related injuries in 2004, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports. To help prevent injures, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Academ...
Indoor air purifiers that produce even small amounts of ozone may be risky for health
... increase in steady ozone levels occurred in small rooms
with little ventilation, especially those containing materials that react slowly with ozone such as glossy ceramic tile, PVC tile and polyethylene, which is used in plastic. Ozone reacts quicker with materials such as carpet, cloth, rubber and certai...
Simple formula predicts blood needs in heart surgery
...unt that has been used for many years in operating rooms
nationwide." "We thought there needed to be a bett...as said. "Also, with blood being held in operating rooms
'just in case,' it is not available for other patients who might need it." The savings to hospitals ...
Study finds parents rarely use baby gates, bath thermometers
...he United States are treated in hospital emergency rooms
every year for burns caused by scalding associated with hot liquids or steam. Scald burns are the number one cause of burns to children under age four. Young children have thinner skin resulting in deeper burns at lower temperatures than adults. The ...
Verbal medical order errors reduced to zero, according to new Cincinnati Children's study
... Children's, rounds are conducted inside patients' rooms
to make care more family-centered, and orders are entered into the computer system right at the bedside. The attending physician or chief resident verbally communicates the order and a resident physician enters it into the system. For the study, t...
Injuries from lawn mowing increase nationwide
...than 663,000 people were treated in U.S. emergency rooms
for lawn mower injuries between 1996 and 2004. More than 80,000 people required hospital treatment for lawn mower injuries in 2004, which means about 2 out of every 1,000 injury-related emergency room visits is because of a lawn mower injury. The rat...
NFL team physicians to host conference on football injury prevention and conditioning
...re the event. For a limited time only, a block of rooms
at reduced rates is available for media at the Hard Rock Hotel. Please contact the hotel directly (800/937-0010) and reference the NFL meeting....
UC Riverside psychologist explores human perception, finds 'wow factor'
... seem to be able to distinguish among a variety of rooms
on campus just from their echoes. "We get people ready for a test and tell them what we want them to do, and a lot of them think there's absolutely no way they'll be able to do that," said Rosenblum, whose field is perceptual psychology. "Some are ve...
Landmark book commemorates centennial of discovery of Alzheimer's disease
...ce in whispered tones in remote corners of seminar rooms
and conference halls. According to Dr. Perry, "These writings bring to the practitioner, student and interested lay person a perspective not only on the past, but also on where the Alzheimer's disease field is likely to go in the future. Only time wi...
New Dutch invention: Varibel, glasses that hear
...od and at the same time clearly and especially in rooms
such as in a cafe or at a birthday party."...
Purdue chemical-analysis method promises fast results
...prised if pathologists are using this in operating rooms
within two years," said R. Graham Cooks, the Henry...raditional assessment method now used in operating rooms
is based on the trained eye of a pathologist, who views stained tissue slices under a microscope. Th...
Test to predict cardiovascular risk in heart attack patients not yet appropriately used
...arction. These patients come to hospital emergency rooms
with heart attack symptoms and are found to have chemical signs of heart muscle death and/or electrocardiogram tests showing areas of ischemia in the heart. About 1.3 million Americans are hospitalized each year with NSTE ACS. During a 20-month peri...
Cutting-edge procedures cut costs, time associated with cardiac episodes
...art attacks, enabling patients to bypass emergency rooms
for diagnosis and head directly to cardiac departments," said Michel Le May, M.D., University of Ottawa Heart Institute and lead author of the study. "This significantly reduces the amount of time patients spend waiting for treatment after entering ...
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