Peripheral Vascular Care

Peripheral Vascular Care: What is the Emerging Opportunity? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) care has become a hot topic in hospital and medical circles over the past few years. The attention the topic has been receiving is analogous to the famous line in the movie, The Graduate when the star was given advice to go to work in •plastics” to ensure career success. As with •plastics,” PVD care has not taken off as expected. A number of factors have influenced the ...
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Peripheral Vascular Care

Cardiovascular care is big business for hospitals. While a lot of attention and resources are directed to care and treatment of the coronary arteries, peripheral vascular (PV) care has gained momentum. Even though the dollars spent on PV care are significantly less than for cardiac, the patients are the same and PV care is an essential component of full service cardiovascular care. Hospitals are researching the needs of their communities and determining whether they should have a PV care focus ...
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Is LASIK Right for Me?

Is LASIK Right for Me? The subject of LASIK is a very interesting one. There is a lot to investigate and understand about the process of getting your vision corrected through laser surgery. I hope this article helps to point you where you need to go to do the best research. There are both pros and cons to consider before submitting to this type of surgery. First, if you are already firmly set in your decision to have LASIK, read these pointers: 1. Make sure you go to a doctor who uses the ...
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Traditional Treatments for Back Pain... Which Ones Work and

When Dorothy followed the yellow brick road, she was told to do so by those who wanted her to get where she wanted go. Well as humans when we blindly follow recommendations even by individuals who have good intentions, it may not always be your best option. So I’m preparing this article to compare and contrast what are known as traditional treatments vs. complementary or alternative treatments for back pain. Remember there is rarely only one reason for your back pain and almost never one ...
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Pillowhold & E-Z Clip Corner Sheetstrap

For_Immediate_Release: Taylors Mfg Announces Launch Of New Device's The E-Z Clip Sheetstraps (middle or corner) keeps the sheet fitted to any bed. Anyone can attach the E-Z- Clips in a matter of seconds. The E-Z Clip is designed for convenience, reliability & easy installation We also manufacture the Pillowhold for flexible beds (hospital beds) "It's good for people in nursing homes," he says. "A lot of elderly people have arthritis, so they would have a lot of trouble adjusting their pillow ...
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DataRecoveryNet.com Enters Medical Industry

Palm Beach Gardens FL- Florida based data recovery service, DataRecoveryNet.com, launched a new service directed toward the medical community aimed at curtailing the loss of private and vital patient data as well as securing patient health information. DataRecoveryNet.com recovers data from malfunctioning, damaged, or failed hard drives and other media. This offering is sure to assist the medical industry with new HIPPA requirements. "The medical community is in need of specialty services like ...
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Nursing shortage

Nursing shortage has been an issue for sometime now in the country. The causes are varied and have been discussed in many articles in the recent past. The purpose of this article is to explore the strategies US Hospitals are employing to overcome the nurse shortage. The remedy of a problem is dependent on its cause. This is no different here. Since the causes of shortage of nurses are varied the possible solutions proposed are many too. Nurse shortage stems from lesser number of students ...
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New Cancer Treatment Promises Hope

New Cancer Treatment Promises Hope by C. Bailey-Lloyd Intraperitoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy (IPHC) with Mitomycin C after Cytoreductive Surgery for Patients with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis - a long, technical term for modern medicine in the fight against cancer. I had the rare opportunity to speak with Dr. Perry Shen of Wake Forest University. As I listened, he explained how this groundbreaking treatment is extending the lives of patients suffering from Peritoneal Carcinomatosis. ...
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Revolutionary Medicine - Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Pain

Revolutionary Medicine - Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Pain Sufferers by C. Bailey-Lloyd Article by, ©C. Bailey-Lloyd Stripped from the scenes from science fiction novels and films, shockwave therapy is a newage alternative to chronic pain sufferers. Utilized not only on humans for over 25 years for urologic and orthopedic conditions, shockwave therapy has even been introduced to veterinary and equine medicine as well. Helping individuals suffering from a range of conditions, including: golf ...
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Treating Chronic Pain and RSD

The goal of treatment is pain control and as much mobilization of the affected limb as possible. An individualized treatment plan is designed during your doctor visit, which often combines physical therapy, medications, nerve blocks, and psychosocial support. Medication Medications are prescribed to control pain. The type of pain experienced by the patient determines the type of medication prescribed. For information on obtaining low cost or free medicines please click here. Constant pain ...
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