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Apoptosis is a highly conserved physiological cell death process that removes unwanted cells.
Frank Veith, MD, observes that endovascular techniques are commonly used in many procedures, but we must be cautious about their over-use.
AuthorJan Nissl, RN, BSAuthorEllie RodgersEditorGeri MetzgerEditorSusan Van Houten, RN, BSN, MBAAssociate EditorLila HavensAssociate EditorTracy LandauerPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam M. Green, MD - Emergency MedicinePrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ...
As the sense most associated with food and diet, taste not only helps you to enjoy a great meal, it's also vital to keeping you safe. Among other things, a healthy sense of taste helps people immediately recognize foods that they are allergic to and also helps them avoid foods that are stale or may
Finger dislocation is a common injury. It occurs when the bones of the finger are moved (dislocated) from their normal position. Finger dislocation can occur in any of the joints ...
Will increased efforts to reduce postop complications result in reduced hospital readmission rates?
Tornados can form rapidly from storm systems.extreme weather image by Calin Tatu from Fotolia.comTornadoes are the most violent storms occurring in much of the Midwest and central United States. A tornado can have winds in excess of 300 miles/hour and cause a path of destruction a mile...
Home security systems offer great protection during a break-in. Properly functioning and installed, wireless alarms can send a rapid message to your local police, which will involve them from the onset.
Congress has passed a temporary stop-gap, but what will it do in January when the debt ceiling rears its ugly head again?
Emergency physicians and hospitalists often share common responsibilities. Could patient care be positively impacted by improved cooperation between the two specialties?
Evacuations can be a necessity at any point in time and from any type of location or facility. Understanding the layout of a building or area is a key element in understanding how the area would best be evacuated in the event of a fire or other disaster. Developing an evacuation map is a first step
In Greek mythology, the hero Achilles used yarrow to treat his wounds and those of fellow soldiers. Yarrow is a medicinal plant found all over the world and can grow anywhere, from meadows and pastures to wastelands and sides of highways. Yarrow contains antiseptic and anti-inflammatory unstable oil
The ED can be a noisy environment. Could it impact clinicians' ability to perform decision-making tasks?
Is 'more' always better? The old adage of 'might help, can't hurt,' is now understood not only to be wrong, but costly.
Several studies have examined the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy, but few address the unique time limitations that physicians in the emergency department face in treating patients.
The Red Cross is responsible for ensuring countless individuals in society are CPR certified. Whether a teacher or educator or simply a member of society, knowing CPR is important and may save someone's life in the long run. Knowing these simple techniques may also allow you to help someone in your