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Could the availability of ultrasound revolutionize clinical medicine in much the same way Laennecs stethoscope broke the acoustic barrier?...One thing Im sure about: Indiscriminate use of ultrasound at the bedside will increase the utilization of
This patient's story reveals a 2 day delay in making the correct diagnosis and the errors involved...The dyspnea began about 5 days ago, and while starting with exercise now occurs at rest...She has a history of asthma, but is not sure if the current
Heart-Healthy Living e-newsletter to stay up to date on heart-health topics. Sign up now Cardioversion is a medical procedure done to restore a normal heart rhythm for people who have certain heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation.
Posted by Harriet Hall on March 25, 2014 ( 0 Comments) A bit of good news for a change: a Perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine describes how point-of-care ultrasound devices are being integrated into medical education. The
Cardioversion is most often done by sending electric shocks to your heart through electrodes placed on your chest (electrical cardioversion). Occasionally, your doctor may perform cardioversion using only medications to restore your heart's rhythm.
Did you know that your heart pumps about 1.5 million gallons of blood during your lifetime? That's a lot of work for an organ that is no larger than your fist. We recently received this question from a viewer: Q: My dad's doctor told him that he has
On Monday, February 3, Pikeville Medical Centers (PMC) Specialty Clinic and Sleep Center in Prestonsburg will move to a new location. The practices will now be located on the third floor of the First Commonwealth Bank Building at 311 North Arnold
Sector 32 not functioning for the last one month, patients are forced to visit private clinics to get basic tests conducted.Further, the hospital has no cardiologist...It is conducted to check how well the heart is functioning after a heart attack,
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital and Northwestern's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. "Accreditation status is recognition that Northwestern Lake Forest is providing the highest standard of care." Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of
Available tests include obstetric ultrasounds (participants must be at least 18 weeks pregnant; they will receive a copy of the images), carotid artery ultrasounds (participants must be at least 50 years old), upper and lower venous and arterial