GERD: More than simple heart burn

Most of us eat too much, drink a bit more than we should, and suffer from our occasional excess with the nagging irritation of heartburn. But for others, heartburn — or indigestion — becomes a frequent occurrence and can be a sign of a more serious problem called GERD. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disorder. Normally when we swallow, food moves through the esophagus, which contracts to push food into the stomach through a “gatekeeper” muscle called a sphincter.…
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The purpose of this paper is to report the results of spatiotemporal analysis of the 3,506 fire incidents in the city of Manila from 2011 to 2016.,A spatiotemporal and statistical analysis was carried out to determine the pattern of fire incidents in the c...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
Analyzing the emergency response process and time characteristics after aircraft fires is extremely important for airport safety. Due to nonprocess-related elements, the Petri net model of the emergency process is generally complex and difficult to revise ...
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Informal settlements are inherently unstructured in nature, lack adequate services, regularly have high population densities and can experience social problems. Thus, fires can easily propagate rapidly through such areas, leaving thousands homeless in a si...
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The purpose of this paper is to explore leadership strategies of fire officers used by fire office leaders to manage costs associated with hazardous operations.,The methodology employed in this study was a qualitative method using a case study design. The ...
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The purpose of this paper is to understand how the 2015 Tianjin Port explosion - which resulted in more than 100 deaths - changed local residents' acceptance, perceived benefit and risk and trust related to hazardous goods warehouses and chemical plants (H...
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In the event of a hazardous chemical release incident in the UK, affected members of the public would undergo improvised and interim forms of decontamination (the "Initial Operational Response" (IOR)). To enable members of the public to take recommended ac...
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Previous examination of the most widely used systems based accident causation models identified a series of core accident causation tenets. It is believed that these core tenets, referred to as 'systems thinking tenets', are the first step to a proactive a...
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The objective of the study is to explore the teaching effect of this novel teaching method in burn surgery education.MethodsA pilot study was performed. One hundred and six students were randomly divided into a Lecture based Learning (LBL) only group (control group) and a LBL combined Clinical pathway- Problem based Learning group (observation group). A set of test was designed as evaluation criteria based on questions of burn surgery in National Medical Licensing Examination (NMLE) from 2011 to 2018.ResultsThe students with Clinical pathway- Problem based Learning had better academic performances in profession theory. Typ...
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Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Christian de Tymowski, Simon Pallado, James Anstey, François Depret, Nabilla Moreno, Mourad Benyamina, Alexandru Cupaciu, Marion Jully, Haikel Oueslati, Alexandre Fratani, Maxime Coutrot, Maité Chaussard, Lucie Guillemet, Emmanuel Dudoignon, Maurice Mimoun, Marc Chaouat, Alexandre Mebazaa, Matthieu Legrand, Sabri Soussi, for the PRONOBURN groupAbstractBackgroundHypoalbuminemia is a frequent condition in the first 24 h after a severe burn injury and is associated with worse outcomes.MethodologyWe investigated the relation between ...
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Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Wheat Belly Success Stories acid reflux allergy asthma cholesterol cramps gerd gluten grains heartburn IBS indigestion spastic colon Weight Loss Source Type: blogs
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