Hairdresser claims GP dismissed her stroke as tonsillitis

Christine Morgan, from Kent, felt a 'whooshing sensation' as she coloured a client's hair, and felt instant severe headache and neck pain.
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ConclusionThis study indicates that having access to a known midwife might have an impact on women’s birth experience. This study was limited by its small sample size and further research would need to randomise fearful women to counselling or continuity of care to determine the contribution of each to reducing fear.
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusionduplicated gall bladder is a rare finding which may be completely asymptomatic. In symptomatic patients specially if associated with gall stones, surgery is required and the surgeon must be aware of any associated biliary anomalies.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionThese findings indicate that the HFS Weanling group animals were better able to cope with the dietary challenge of an HFS diet than the HFS Adult group animals. Interestingly, when assessing various serum pro-inflammatory markers, no significant differences were detected between the HFS Adult and HFS Weanling groups. Although details regarding the mechanisms underlying an increase in knee joint damage scores in the HFS Adult group remain to be elucidated, these findings indicate that dietary exposure time maybe less important than the age at which a HFS diet is introduced. Moreover, increases in serum pro-inflamm...
Source: Journal of Sport and Health Science - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
It is estimated that 2.5 million emergency department (ED) visits annually in the United States are attributed to sports-related knee injuries.1 An additional 184,000 ED visits in the United States each year are attributed to occupational knee injuries.2 About 25% of adults older than 55 years suffer from chronic knee pain, an increasing prevalence due to an aging population and increased prevalence of obesity.3
Source: Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology - Category: Radiology Tags: ARTICLE Source Type: research
Photo: Marcus Rose   The growing number of workers and union activists facing mental health issues need better support, delegates at the UNISON water, environment and transport conference in Liverpool declared today. Paul Smith, from Yorkshire Water, said employers were ignorant about mental health. “They pile on the pressure and there are far too many heart attacks, far too many suicides, far too many strokes,” he declared. This is particularly true in contact centres, where employers not only expect members to deal with customer queries within specific timescales but also face restrictions on the number ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - Category: UK Health Authors: Tags: News 2019 WET Conference mental health water environment and transport Source Type: news
In conclusions, dairy may be part of a healthy diet; however, additional studies exploring confounding factors are needed to ascertain the potential detrimental effects. PMID: 31199182 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Tags: Int J Food Sci Nutr Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 June 2019Source: Journal of OrthopaedicsAuthor(s): Nikola Lekic, Jonathan Sheu, Hayley Ennis, Nathan Lebwohl, Motasem Al-MaaiehAbstractThe Jefferson fracture is a burst-type fracture to the atlas first described in 1919, characterized by anterior and posterior fractures of the weak C1 ring caused by a sudden axial load to the vertex of the skull. Here we report a Jefferson fracture caused by head trauma due to mid-flight turbulence in an unrestrained 56-year-old male airline passenger. Imaging revealed a comminuted burst fracture of the atlas with an avulsion fracture of the transverse...
Source: Journal of Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
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Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news
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Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Snapshot Source Type: news
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Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Best of the Rest Source Type: news
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