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New sensor to provide early warning of oxygen loss to unborn children

...st for hypoxanthine would give doctors in delivery rooms almost instant data on whether the unborn child faced fetal hypoxia. This would allow doctors to take more informed decisions as to whether to proceed to a caesarean section and probably therefore reduce the number of caesareans conducted. Another ad...

Press registration open for ESC Congress/World Congress of Cardiology 2006 joint meeting

...dation The ESC will block a substantial amount of rooms for press in Barcelona during the Joint Congress. To register early for accommodation, please book with the ESC Hotel Dept through this link: http://www.escardio.org/congresses/World_Congress_Cardiology_2006/RegistrationHotels/ The ESC Congress is ...

UCLA paper examines how one disease may prevent another

... to be admitted to the hospital, but there were no rooms available. Stiehm's supervisor, a CF specialist, told him, "put him in the room with the tuberculosis patient -- CF patients never get tuberculosis." Subsequent studies have confirmed this observation....

New vaccine for condition that kills 500,000 children a year

...ition, RotaTeq reduced rotavirus-related emergency rooms visits by 94 percent, and doctor's office visits by 86 percent. "The protective effect is strongest against the most severe disease," Matson said. RotaTeq is presently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Merck has filed for ...

Misdosing common for powerful anti-clotting drugs

...ribing, 42 percent of patients rushed to emergency rooms with symptoms of a heart attack received doses of powerful drugs intended stop clotting in coronary arteries outside of the recommended range, a new analysis by Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) cardiologists has found. While numerous clinical ...

Researchers investigate the case of the disappearing teaspoons

... (42 days) was significantly shorter than those in rooms linked to particular research groups (77 days). The rate of loss was not influenced by the teaspoons' value and the overall incidence of teaspoon loss was 360.62 per 100 teaspoon years. At this rate, an estimated 250 teaspoons would need to be purcha...

Free care by Florida emergency physicians climbs faster as uninsured patient visits increase

...ely impact quality of care and lead more emergency rooms to close their doors, University of South Florida researchers found. USF worked with the Florida College of Emergency Physicians (FCEP) on the study, which is published in the October-December 2005 issue of Health Care Management Review. The resear...

Brandeis researchers propose model of neural circuit underlying working memory

...ted room would maintain the high temperature, most rooms have leaks, so over time, would cool down. An important area of investigation in neuroscience is how neurons can make their leak timescales long enough to be useful for working memory tasks," added Miller....

Diagnostic images show go-carts cause serious injuries to children

...mission, from 1985 through 1996 hospital emergency rooms treated an average of 10,500 go-cart injuries per year in the United States. Children under 15 years old accounted for 65 percent of those injuries. While safety restrictions have tightened on go-cart tracks as a result of lawsuits, privately owned g...

No separate changing rooms for boys and girls in one in five primary schools

...primary schools does not provide separate changing rooms for boys and girls, reveals a survey of primary schools in a study published ahead of print in Archives of Disease in Childhood. And because of the increasingly earlier sexual maturity of children, the authors question whether this is appropriate, e...

New pain research: Routine Tylenol for nursing home residents with dementia increases activity

...an the others. They spent less time alone in their rooms and more time interacting with others, watching television, listening to music, engaging in work-like activities and talking to themselves. "Treating their pain seems to energize them somewhat, which was manifested in more positive engagement with th...

Economic cost to hospitals from an avian flu pandemic likely to be huge, SLU professor says

...tive procedures and stayed away from the emergency rooms of hospitals known to treat SARS patients because they were afraid of contracting the disease. "For instance, during the peak of the SARS crisis, the National Taiwan University Hospital's number of surgeries dropped from 3,576 in May 2002 to 519 in M...

New use of 64-slice CT scan to be studied at HUP to help diagnose coronary artery disease in the ED

...f presenting patients who visit hospital emergency rooms each year complaining of chest pains. Patients who are eventually found not to have heart and coronary diseases.) An estimated 3,000 patients a year come into the HUP ER with chest pains. Nationwide, that number is about 5 million. The new multi-slic...

Study shows new imaging tracer clarifies cause of chest pain up to 30 hours after pain stops

...en. The discovery may help physicians in emergency rooms and in their offices determine whether a patient's chest pain, which may have subsided hours earlier, is related to heart disease or something else, such as indigestion. The results of the study appear today in Circulation Online and will appear in t...

UT Southwestern professor supports development of report cards on hospital infection rates

...ing the amount of movement in and out of operating rooms in order to lower bacterial loads)." Dr. Robert Haley, chief of epidemiology at UT Southwestern, conducted a landmark study on controlling hospital infection when he worked at the CDC in the 1970s. That study found that hospitals adopting combinati...

Malpractice litigation wrongly blamed for inconsistent health care

... too small to afford the technology. Few emergency rooms have patient-protecting software because of limited resource pooling and economies of scale. Over and over, one finds that providers fail to implement proven patient safety measures because they lack incentives to bear the cost." In this context, lia...

Bid to improve diabetes services for South Asians in Britain

...to interpret, so they left the doctors' consulting rooms with many questions unanswered," said Dr Lawton. The project will now be followed by a qualitative study of 20 South Asians with Type II diabetes, where a bilingual researcher will interview and observe patients and doctors before, during and after c...

Snoring now, hyperactive later?

...ginally surveyed in the late 1990s, in the waiting rooms of several community-based pediatrics clinics. The parents agreed to allow the researchers to mail them a follow-up survey four years later; 229 returned it. The follow-up group was statistically comparable to the initial group. Both at the baseline...

Voice-to-voice translation machine perfects bedside manner

...to have something that will be useful in emergency rooms or ambulances within two years or so." The system that exists, funded by two DARPA grants totalling $3.8 million, is a result of intensive research in information technology, critically supplemented by careful observation of patient-doctor dynamics ...

TBJ celebrates 10th anniversary

.... Dinner will be served in the majestic reception rooms of the magnificent Mairie de Paris (Paris City Hall) where the seat of the Paris City Council is held. Located on the site of the former city hall which burnt down in 1871 during the "Commune" of Paris, this exceptional site, which is only open to t...

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