An Unusual Case of Shock Following an Elective Caesarean Delivery.

CONCLUSION: In patients with cardiogenic shock after delivery, early transthoracic echocardiography is a non-invasive tool that can rapidly narrow the differential diagnosis. PMID: 31324480 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 24 August 2019Source: Neuroscience LettersAuthor(s): Deva Sharma, Amanda M. BrandowAbstractPain is the most frequently occurring complication of sickle cell disease (SCD) and the leading cause of hospitalizations for affected individuals. Acute pain episodes are also an independent predictor of mortality in individuals with SCD. The pathophysiology of pain in SCD is complex and has been attributed to several biologic factors, including oxidative stress, vaso-occlusion, ischemia-reperfusion injury and inflammation. In spite of this complex biology, painful events requiring hospitalization ...
Source: Neuroscience Letters - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
I don't remember what it feels like to live without pain. At 15, I began feeling aching, stabbing, and burning sensations in my lower back and down my legs. Swallowing a few Aleve didn't help —in fact, nothing did. If I sit or stand for any period of time, or lift something heavy or fall, I pay for it, sometimes for weeks or months. I've slept on the kitchen linoleum, because the carpet felt too soft to stand.For 17 years, I went to doctor after doctor, undergoing scans, physical therapy, and just about every"alternative" treatment that promised relief. Despite some amazing doctors and the expen...
Source: Psychology of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: Results of this study suggest that those who participate in a weight management program can lose significant amounts of weight regardless of psychiatric medication use. PMID: 31441235 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Obesity (Silver Spring) Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 August 2019Source: Ticks and Tick-borne DiseasesAuthor(s): Muhammad G. Morshed, Andrias Hojgaard, Min-Kuang Lee, Lynn M. Osikowicz, Lars EisenAbstract'Candidatus Ehrlichia khabarensis' was first described from rodents and insectivores in the Far East territory of Khabarovsk on the Russian Pacific Coast. Here we report the detection of DNA from this microorganism in rodents and fed ticks collected from rodents in British Columbia, Canada in 2013-2014. 'Candidatus Ehrlichia khabarensis' was detected in (i) a female Ixodes angustus tick collected from a Peromyscus maniculatus; (ii) a fema...
Source: Ticks and Tick borne Diseases - Category: Zoology Source Type: research
Authors: Young TK, Bjerregaard P Abstract Despite the importance of indigenous people in the Arctic, there is no accurate estimate of their size and distribution. We defined indigenous people as those groups represented by the "permanent participants" of the Arctic Council. The census in Canada, Russia and the United States records status as an indigenous person. In Greenland, a proxy measure is place of birth supplemented by other information. For the Nordic countries we utilized a variety of sources including registered voters' lists of the various Sami parliaments and research studies that established ...
Source: International Journal of Circumpolar Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Int J Circumpolar Health Source Type: research
Hi all, Current M4 here planning on going into anesthesia. So I have been trying to figure out how go about applying to transitional years vs prelim medicine programs, and am having trouble finding information online. It seems that TY years are more "cush," but at the same time, I will have to be competing against applicants who are going into derm, ophtho, rad onc, etc. On ERAS, there are hundreds of programs listed for TY and prelim medicine years and I was wondering how I should even go... How to go about applying to transitional year vs. prelim medicine programs?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Anesthesiology Source Type: forums
Safety and efficacy of curcumin versus diclofenac in knee osteoarthritis: a randomized open-label parallel-arm study The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of curcumin with those of diclofenac in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA). In this randomized, open-label, parallel, active controlled clinical study, 139 patients with knee OA were randomly assigned to receive either a... trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com Curcumin has similar efficacy to diclofenac but demonstrated better tolerance among patients with knee OA. Cu...
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Pain Medicine Source Type: forums
Same-eye comparison of pupillary dilation with an intraoperative standardized intracameral combination of mydriatics (Mydrane®) versus a preoperative ophthalmic (Mydriasert®) in standard cataract surgery in non-diabetic patients. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2019 Aug 19;: Authors: de Faria A, Giorgi R, Cohen Salmon M, Bonnel S, Holweck G, Le Corre A, Chazalon E Abstract INTRODUCTION: Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgery in the world, and its success depends in part on the quality of mydriasis. PURPOSE: To compare, for the same eye, the pupillary dilation obtained with Mydrane® (st...
Source: Journal Francais d Ophtalmologie - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Fr Ophtalmol Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
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