Fake weed hospitalizations rise to 70, with two fatalities
There are 70 cases of severe bleeding, including two deaths, linked with synthetic cannabinoids -- often called Spice, K2 or fake weed -- across Chicago and areas in central Illinois. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Injectable bandage' made from seaweed and a pastry ingredient stops internal bleeding in minutes
Researchers from Texas A&M University found that the treatment, which is released over several days, creates a 3D, jelly-like substance that  promotes healing of damaged tissue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bleeding Cases in Illinois Tied to Synthetic Pot
Synthetic cannabinoid -- often called Spice or K2 -- is a mixture of hundreds of chemicals that can come as a spray to coat plant material for smoking or as a liquid to be used in e-cigarettes or other devices, according to the health department. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Synthetic marijuana leaves two dead and dozens with severe bleeding
Health officials in Illinois are warning people about mock marijuana that is spreading across Chicago and the central part of the state, causing severe bleeding among users and, in some cases, death. Synthetic cannabinoids, also known as K2 or Spice, has been linked to 56 cases in which people in the state experienced severe bleeding after using the substance, officials […]Related:In a first, FDA orders recall of a ‘contaminated food’ — kratom with salmonellaIn case you missed the ‘condom-snorting challenge’ — and didn’t know it’s a bad ideaCof...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two dead and 56 hospitalized in Illinois with bleeding from eyes and ears after using synthetic pot
Illinois health officials revealed Monday a total of 56 people have been hospitalized with severe bleeding after using synthetic marijuana, nearly triple the number reported last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Loudon County, Tenn., Priority Ambulance Trains More Than 110 Residents to Stop the Bleed
Last week, Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun Medical Center observed the national Stop the Bleed initiative with training events and donations that targeted Loudon County schools and the general public. In total, more than 110 Loudon County community members were trained in lifesaving bleeding control techniques, including 40 teachers who serve as a medical first response team at each high school. Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun also donated bleeding control kits, which include gauze, gloves, tourniquet and trauma shears, to each public and private elementary, middle and high school in Loudon County. The kits will be...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - April 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Priority Ambulance Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

In Loudon County, Tenn., Priority Ambulance Trains More Than 110 Residents to Stop the Bleed
Last week, Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun Medical Center observed the national Stop the Bleed initiative with training events and donations that targeted Loudon County schools and the general public. In total, more than 110 Loudon County community members were trained in lifesaving bleeding control techniques, including 40 teachers who serve as a medical first response team at each high school. Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun also donated bleeding control kits, which include gauze, gloves, tourniquet and trauma shears, to each public and private elementary, middle and high school in Loudon County. The kits will be...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Priority Ambulance Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

In Loudon County, Tenn., Priority Ambulance Trains More Than 110 Residents to Stop the Bleed
Last week, Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun Medical Center observed the national Stop the Bleed initiative with training events and donations that targeted Loudon County schools and the general public. In total, more than 110 Loudon County community members were trained in lifesaving bleeding control techniques, including 40 teachers who serve as a medical first response team at each high school. Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun also donated bleeding control kits, which include gauze, gloves, tourniquet and trauma shears, to each public and private elementary, middle and high school in Loudon County. The kits will be...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - April 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Priority Ambulance Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

In Loudon County, Tenn., Priority Ambulance Trains More Than 110 Residents to Stop the Bleed
Last week, Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun Medical Center observed the national Stop the Bleed initiative with training events and donations that targeted Loudon County schools and the general public. In total, more than 110 Loudon County community members were trained in lifesaving bleeding control techniques, including 40 teachers who serve as a medical first response team at each high school. Priority Ambulance and Fort Loudoun also donated bleeding control kits, which include gauze, gloves, tourniquet and trauma shears, to each public and private elementary, middle and high school in Loudon County. The kits will be...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Priority Ambulance Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Quick-acting 'injectable bandage' developed from seaweed
Researchers have developed an " injectable bandage " that quickly stops bleeding and allows wounds to heal more quickly than traditional dressings. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protein derived from parasite has potential to alleviate debilitating disease
(Children's National Health System) A Children's-led research team has turned the tables on Schistosoma haematobium, a parasitic worm that freeloads in humans, by using a protein derived from the parasite as a therapeutic molecule to reduce bleeding and pain associated with chemotherapy-induced hemorrhagic cystitis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Two deaths, 56 cases of severe bleeding tied to fake weed
Synthetic cannabinoids -- often called Spice, K2 or fake weed -- have been tied to 38 cases of severe bleeding, including one death, across Chicago and areas in central Illinois. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two deaths, 56 other cases of severe bleeding tied to fake weed in Illinois
Synthetic cannabinoids -- often called Spice, K2 or fake weed -- have been tied to 38 cases of severe bleeding, including one death, across Chicago and areas in central Illinois. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One death and 37 other cases of severe bleeding tied to fake weed in Illinois
Synthetic cannabinoids -- often called Spice, K2 or fake weed -- have been tied to 38 cases of severe bleeding, including one death, across Chicago and areas in central Illinois. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survey Measures EMS Personnel ’s Perceptions of Self-Driving Ambulances
Survey measures provider perceptions of self-driving ambulances You arrive on-scene to find a gunshot victim who’s bleeding profusely. You and your partner share a knowing look—you’ll need a second set of hands to work on this patient. Luckily you brought the automated ambulance to the scene. You and your partner jump in back with the patient as the ambulance drives itself to the closest trauma center, allowing the two of you to work as a team on a rapidly declining patient when normally one of you would have to drive. An artist’s concept of the exterior of a self-driving ambulance. Image courtesy...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Joseph R. Keebler, PhD Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Operations Source Type: news

Synthetic Cannabinoid Spice Products Linked To Unusual Severe Bleeding Cases
Illinois public health authorities alert citizens and the medical community to be on the lookout for cases of unusual bleeding with no obvious cause. It could be due to fake weed. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Kroll, Contributor Source Type: news

Synthetic Pot Linked To Bleeding From Eyes And Ears
The already known risks of using synthetic marijuana now come with an new warning —bleeding from your eyes and ears--based on recent news reports from a suburb of Chicago. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Synthetic weed blamed for "very severe bleeding"
"What we are seeing is people are coming in with various types of bleeding... nose bleeds, bleeding from their gums, bleeding in their urine," health officials say (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Synthetic cannabis blamed for severe bleeding
Health officials say a synthetic marijuana drug has caused severe bleeding in at least 17 people in the Chicago area this month. CBS Chicago's Suzanne LeMignot reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Panic in Illinois over 22 people bleeding from their eyes and ears
Illinois health officials have warned of a new symptom linked to synthetic marijuana after 22 users visited the hospital with severe bleeding from the eyes and ears in recent weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maryland Agency Tracks Tourniquet Use to Measure Success in Managing Uncontrolled Bleeding
When a man in Prince George’s County, Maryland severely injured his foot while sawing down a tree in his yard, the first on-scene Prince George’s County Police Officer accessed a Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Kit in his vehicle, applied a tourniquet to the wound, and controlled the excessive bleeding to save the man’s life. That casualty care kit was supplied by the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department through an Urban Area Security Intelligence Program (UASI) grant to equip public safety officials with tools to prepare for and act against terrorism. Throughout...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - March 30, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Maryland Agency Tracks Tourniquet Use to Measure Success in Managing Uncontrolled Bleeding
When a man in Prince George’s County, Maryland severely injured his foot while sawing down a tree in his yard, the first on-scene Prince George’s County Police Officer accessed a Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Kit in his vehicle, applied a tourniquet to the wound, and controlled the excessive bleeding to save the man’s life. That casualty care kit was supplied by the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department through an Urban Area Security Intelligence Program (UASI) grant to equip public safety officials with tools to prepare for and act against terrorism. Throughout...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - March 30, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Maryland Agency Tracks Tourniquet Use to Measure Success in Managing Uncontrolled Bleeding
When a man in Prince George’s County, Maryland severely injured his foot while sawing down a tree in his yard, the first on-scene Prince George’s County Police Officer accessed a Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Kit in his vehicle, applied a tourniquet to the wound, and controlled the excessive bleeding to save the man’s life. That casualty care kit was supplied by the Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department through an Urban Area Security Intelligence Program (UASI) grant to equip public safety officials with tools to prepare for and act against terrorism. Throughout...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - March 30, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Patient Care Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Which AFib Patients Should Receive Anticoagulation? Which AFib Patients Should Receive Anticoagulation?
Two clinicians discuss the newest approaches to risk scoring for bleeding and stroke in order to identify the patients who should receive anticoagulation.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

LivaNova wins expanded CE Mark labeling for Bicarbon aortic valve
LivaNova (NSDQ:LIVN) said today it won expanded CE Mark labeling for its Bicarbon aortic heart valves, now cleared for use with low-dose anticoagulant therapy. The new approval clears low risk patients who’ve received a Bicarbon aortic valve implant to be targeted using a lower international normalized ratio measurement of blood coagulability, allowing for a lower-range level of anticoagulant medication therapy, the London-based company said. “When choosing a mechanical valve, patients look for a treatment option which lasts for life. The lower INR range approval for LivaNova Bicarbon Aortic Valves means p...
Source: Mass Device - March 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Implants Cardiovascular Regulatory/Compliance Replacement Heart Valves LivaNova Source Type: news

National Stop the Bleed Day is March 31, 2018
By now you know the statistics: The number-one preventable cause of death from trauma is severe bleeding, and 20 percent of people who died could have survived with bleeding control. March 31st is "Stop the Bleed Day," and a good time to stress the importance of preventing deaths by slowing and stopping uncontrolled bleeding caused by traumatic injuries. Bystanders play a key role in interventions requiring a timely response, such as bleeding control and use of AEDs.   Stop the Bleed Day gives us a good reminder of how important public education is in helping to save lives. This national event p...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

National Stop the Bleed Day is March 31, 2018
By now you know the statistics: The number-one preventable cause of death from trauma is severe bleeding, and 20 percent of people who died could have survived with bleeding control. March 31st is "Stop the Bleed Day," and a good time to stress the importance of preventing deaths by slowing and stopping uncontrolled bleeding caused by traumatic injuries. Bystanders play a key role in interventions requiring a timely response, such as bleeding control and use of AEDs.   Stop the Bleed Day gives us a good reminder of how important public education is in helping to save lives. This national event p...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

National Stop the Bleed Day is March 31, 2018
By now you know the statistics: The number-one preventable cause of death from trauma is severe bleeding, and 20 percent of people who died could have survived with bleeding control. March 31st is "Stop the Bleed Day," and a good time to stress the importance of preventing deaths by slowing and stopping uncontrolled bleeding caused by traumatic injuries. Bystanders play a key role in interventions requiring a timely response, such as bleeding control and use of AEDs.   Stop the Bleed Day gives us a good reminder of how important public education is in helping to save lives. This national event p...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

National Stop the Bleed Day is March 31, 2018
By now you know the statistics: The number-one preventable cause of death from trauma is severe bleeding, and 20 percent of people who died could have survived with bleeding control. March 31st is "Stop the Bleed Day," and a good time to stress the importance of preventing deaths by slowing and stopping uncontrolled bleeding caused by traumatic injuries. Bystanders play a key role in interventions requiring a timely response, such as bleeding control and use of AEDs.   Stop the Bleed Day gives us a good reminder of how important public education is in helping to save lives. This national event p...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Maryland School Shooting: Sheriff Releases Timeline and 9-1-1 Calls
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — The student who fatally shot a female classmate last week at a Maryland high school died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a confrontation with a school resource officer who also fired his gun, authorities said Monday. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that 17-year-old Austin Rollins fired a fatal shot to his head just as he encountered sheriff's deputy Blaine Gaskill. The shot fired by Gaskill struck the gun in Rollins' hand, the sheriff's office added. The shooting occurred last Tuesday at Great Mills High School, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) southeast of...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - March 27, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Communications & Dispatch Terrorism Active Shooter Source Type: news

Maryland School Shooting: Sheriff Releases Timeline and 9-1-1 Calls
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — The student who fatally shot a female classmate last week at a Maryland high school died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a confrontation with a school resource officer who also fired his gun, authorities said Monday. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that 17-year-old Austin Rollins fired a fatal shot to his head just as he encountered sheriff's deputy Blaine Gaskill. The shot fired by Gaskill struck the gun in Rollins' hand, the sheriff's office added. The shooting occurred last Tuesday at Great Mills High School, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) southeast of...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 27, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Communications & Dispatch Terrorism Active Shooter Source Type: news

Maryland School Shooting: Sheriff Releases Timeline and 9-1-1 Calls
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — The student who fatally shot a female classmate last week at a Maryland high school died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a confrontation with a school resource officer who also fired his gun, authorities said Monday. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that 17-year-old Austin Rollins fired a fatal shot to his head just as he encountered sheriff's deputy Blaine Gaskill. The shot fired by Gaskill struck the gun in Rollins' hand, the sheriff's office added. The shooting occurred last Tuesday at Great Mills High School, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) southeast of...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - March 27, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Communications & Dispatch Terrorism Active Shooter Source Type: news

Maryland School Shooting: Sheriff Releases Timeline and 9-1-1 Calls
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — The student who fatally shot a female classmate last week at a Maryland high school died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a confrontation with a school resource officer who also fired his gun, authorities said Monday. The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that 17-year-old Austin Rollins fired a fatal shot to his head just as he encountered sheriff's deputy Blaine Gaskill. The shot fired by Gaskill struck the gun in Rollins' hand, the sheriff's office added. The shooting occurred last Tuesday at Great Mills High School, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) southeast of...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 27, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Communications & Dispatch Terrorism Active Shooter Source Type: news

Being a driverless car passenger proves ‘unsettling and extraordinary’
The latest UK entry in the race to revolutionise roads goes for a spin despite the first such vehicle death in the US last weekHow many people does it take to drive a driverless car? Five: a safety driver behind the wheel, an operator to program the route, and three engineers monitoring it in another car behind.It is, to be fair, barely even a prototype. The autonomous car unveiled in Milton Keynes last week is bleeding-edge engineering, Britain ’s entry in a global race to get the first driverless car on the road.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: James Tapper Tags: Self-driving cars Transport UK news Technology Science Source Type: news

Piles - three food swaps that could prevent haemorrhoids
PILES treatments include creams and ointments. But, you could lower your risk, or even prevent, painful, bleeding haemorrhoids by making these small diet and lifestyle changes everyday, a nutritionist has claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Stop the Bleed’ Effort Offers Life-Saving Kits and Training University-Wide`
Beginning April 1, ‘Stop the Bleed’ there will be bleeding-control kits in every public access AED cabinet across University of Rochester campuses, including the Medical Center, all River Campus buildings, Eastman Institute of Oral Health, Memorial Art Gallery and the Eastman School of Music. University faculty an d staff will also have the opportunity to take part in walk-up trainings provided by members of the URMC Kessler Trauma Center team. The first will take place Monday March 26, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Saunders Research Building atrium. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Bleeding and Blood Disorders in Clients of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention — Eastern and Southern Africa, 2015–2016
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - March 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Urgent Endoscopy Predicts Lower Death Rate in UGIB (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But did not impact rebleeding rate in high-risk acute nonvariceal upper GI bleeding (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - March 21, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Mallinckrodt closes $185 million deal
Mallinckrodt has wrapped up its sale of its hemostasis products to Baxter International Inc. The deal, which has a value of about $185 million, includes a base payment of $153 million and further potential milestone payments in the future. Baxter acquired Mallinckrodt's Preveleak and Recothrom Thrombin topical products, which are both used to control bleeding during surgery, as well as t he manufacturing operation for Preveleak. "This action further illustrates the strategic evolution of our portfolio,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Apixaban is a safe alternative to warfarin during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
(European Society of Cardiology) Apixaban and warfarin are equally safe during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation, according to results of the AXAFA-AFNET 5 trial presented today in a late-breaking trial session at EHRA 2018, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress.1 There were similar rates of stroke and bleeding, and an improvement in cognitive function was shown for the first time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

10,000 more women to be offered test for heavy periods
Hysteroscopy has been recommended as a first line diagnostic test for women with heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia), in updated NICE guidance. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Baxter closes $153m hemostat, sealant asset buy from Mallinckrodt
Baxter (NYSE:BAX) said today that it closed the $153 million acquisition of hemostat and sealant assets from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:MNK). Baxter announced in January its plan to acquire the stand-alone recombinant thrombin Recothrom and Preveleak surgical sealant for vascular reconstruction. “We are excited to add both Recothrom and Preveleak to our portfolio of hemostats and sealants to offer surgeons additional options that address different situations when intraoperative bleeding can occur,” advanced surgery president Wil Boren said in prepared remarks. “Our top priority righ...
Source: Mass Device - March 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions Surgical Vascular Wall Street Beat Baxter Mallinckrodt Source Type: news

A descriptive analysis of care provided by law enforcement prior to EMS arrival in the United States - Klassen AB, Core SB, Lohse CM, Sztajnkrycer MD.
Study Objectives Law enforcement is increasingly viewed as a key component in the out-of-hospital chain of survival, with expanded roles in cardiac arrest, narcotic overdose, and traumatic bleeding. Little is known about the nature of care provided by law ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Head injury on Warfarin: likelihood of delayed intracranial bleeding in patients with negative initial head CT - Afaneh A, Ford J, Gharzeddine J, Mazar A, Hayward RD, Buck J.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the likelihood that head injured patients on Warfarin with a negative initial head CT will have a positive repeat head CT. A retrospective chart review of our institution's trauma registry was performed for all patients admitted for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Close encounter with a prickly soccer ball: an injury from an Indian crested porcupine - Thalgaspitiya SPB, Wijerathne BTB, Thennakoon BDB.
The Indian crested porcupine, Hystrix indica, is a large rodent with the unique feature of long quills. These quills are an integral part of its defense mechanism against predators. Injuries resulting from human contact with quills may cause pain, bleeding... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

A Diagnostic Dilemma: Sometimes You ’ ll Never Know
Patient Presentation A 9-year-old male came to clinic with a 1 month history of painful joint swelling. One month ago he started having right ankle pain that was intermittent but consistent. One day ago his right wrist, right ankle and bilateral knees had some swelling but no erythema or warmth. He says that he has pain in them when he moves but not when he is resting and he denies any joint stiffness or gelling. He also had 1-2 days of multiple red skin lesions on his extremities and trunk, not overlying the affected joints. The skin lesions do not come and go and do not itch. They are mainly discrete circular lesions wi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Bleeding piles? Do you have first, second, third or fourth degree haemorrhoids?
PILES cream and treatments may help to relieve the symptoms of haemorrhoids. Bleeding piles may be a sign of fourth degree haemorrhoids. Are you at risk of the unpleasant condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treat peri-implantitis: Most effective way without using a laser?
I have a case of peri-implantitis with 4mm bone loss, suppuration and bleeding on probing. What do you recommend as the most effective way to disinfect the implant surface without using a laser?The postTreat peri-implantitis: Most effective way without using a laser? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - March 15, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news