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Imaging Case of the Week 207

The frontal chest x-ray is from a 23 year old with shortness of breath after inhaling a chemical. What radiological sign can be seen?With thanks to Dr. Basil Muharb for the image.  
emergucate.com
about 4 years ago
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Chemical (Alkali and Acid) Injury of the Conjunctiva and Cornea - EyeWiki

EyeWiki, the Eye Encyclopedia written by Eye Physicians & Surgeons.  
eyewiki.aao.org
about 4 years ago
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Dr. Smith's ECG Blog: Acute Respiratory Distress, Hypoxia, and a Large Right Ventricle on Bedside Ultrasound

Instructive ECGs in Clinical Context ----Archives, Popular Posts, and an Index of all ECGs are down the right-hand side.  
hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com
about 4 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
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about 4 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
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about 4 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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The Leadership Council - The Effect of Childhood Trauma on Brain Development

As recently as the 1980s, many professionals thought that by the time babies are born, the structure of their brains was already genetically determined. However, emerging research shows evidence of altered brain functioning as a result of early abuse and neglect. The key to why this occurs appears to be in the brain.  
leadershipcouncil.org
about 4 years ago
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New 'Brain Food' Scale Flags Best Nutrients for Depression

Researchers zero in on animal- and plant-based foods that best protect against depression.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Drug Targeting Blood-Brain Barrier 'Hopeful' in Stroke

Imatinib, a drug that is already available for the treatment of cancer, showed positive results in an initial randomized study in ischemic stroke.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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IOP in the Fellow Eye After Glaucoma Surgery in One Eye

How is intraocular pressure in the untreated fellow eye impacted after glaucoma surgery?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Chemotherapy for Bone Sarcoma in Adults

Read how clinicians at MD Anderson manage adults with bone sarcoma using extrapolated findings from pediatric studies and their own experiences.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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SHOCK LIVER AFTER CARDIAC ARREST

Interesting paper in AJEM. Hypoxic hepatitis (HH), ‘shock liver’, is defined as an increase in serum aminotransferase levels (20 times the upper normal level) after respiratory or circulatory failure. It is commonly seen in critical illness and after cardiac arrest. In ICU patients HH has been associated with poor outcomes but little is known about what it means in ROSC patients.  
scancrit.com
about 4 years ago
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Running Retraining to Treat Lower Limb Injuries

Could running retraining interventions help to treat running-related lower limb injuries?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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ADHD: Do the Eyes Have It?

A new study provides more evidence that elevated 'background noise' on pattern electroretinogram may be a neural correlate of ADHD.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Skin Cancer Patients Face Deadly Risk Using 'Black Salve' Home Remedy

People who fear they have skin cancer, or know it, and decide to try an unapproved product called "black salve" may face infection, scarring and worse cancer outcomes, doctors warn.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Transradial PCI Ups Hand, Wrist Impairment Risk, Study Cautions

Nearly three-fourths of patients undergoing transradial PCI in a cohort study had upper-extremity dysfunction, a finding described by one expert as a "dropping a small hand grenade into the radial community."  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Heart transplant boy Elliot Livingstone has 'second chance at life' - BBC News

A family whose two-year-old son received a heart transplant after a 14-month wait in hospital say they have been given "a second chance at life".  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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FDA Panel Backs Novo Nordisk Insulin-GLP-1 Combination, IDegLira

The committee said that it was uncertain about which patients would most benefit from the combination.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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An unusual finger injury

A 39 year old female farmer with no medical history presented to the emergency department with a painless swelling over her right index finger. The problem started two weeks earlier after she had been bitten by a lamb. After the injury the finger appeared “bruised.” This bruising continued and a swelling gradually developed. She reported no pain, changes in sensation, or reduced range of movement.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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An unusual finger injury

A 39 year old female farmer with no medical history presented to the emergency department with a painless swelling over her right index finger. The problem started two weeks earlier after she had been bitten by a lamb. After the injury the finger appeared “bruised.” This bruising continued and a swelling gradually developed. She reported no pain, changes in sensation, or reduced range of movement.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago