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Poor areas have most admissions for dog bites: Hospital admissions for bites and strikes by dogs among people living in the 10% most deprived areas of England were three times as high as in the 10% least deprived areas (24.1 versus 8.1 per 100 000 admissions), show new figures for 2013 from the Health and Social Care Information Centre. There were 9710 hospital admissions for injuries caused by dogs and other mammals (such as horses, foxes, and cats), a rise of 7% on the 9080 admissions in 2012. Dog bites and strikes accounted for …  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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An unexpected finding after a fall from a horse

A 37 year old jockey was admitted with left sided abdominal pain and fullness one week after a fall from a horse. Before this he had been fit and well. On examination, he was tender in the left upper outer quadrant of his abdomen and his blood pressure was 90/55 mm Hg. A computed tomography scan showed an area of active bleeding in the parenchyma of the spleen and a large subcapsular haematoma.  
bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Signs and Symptoms in Family Medicine

Signs and Symptoms in Family Medicine, by Paul M. Paulman, MD et al, provides a unique evidence-based approach to diagnosis based on presenting signs. Focusing on the most common diagnoses observed in a medical practice, the book helps you "think horses, not zebras." A rating system for the sensitivity and specificity of the signs, symptoms, and diagnostic tests aids in the development of a focused and accurate differential diagnosis. This handy, take-along guide is ideal for quick reference at the bedside or a refresher while prepping for the boards. Confidently diagnose and treat common illnesses and conditions using an evidence-based, systematic approach. A unique ratings system indicates how frequently various symptoms and signs are associated with a particular diagnosis. Easily find what you need with consistently organized chapters and an at-a-glance bulleted format. "Think horses, not zebras" with a focus on the most frequently encountered diagnoses. Rule out the most serious possibilities quickly with differential diagnoses listed in descending order of severity. Review symptoms, signs, suggested work-up, and patient disposition for each diagnosis. Patients present with symptoms, not diagnoses  
books.google.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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An unexpected finding after a fall from a horse

A 37 year old jockey was admitted with left sided abdominal pain and fullness one week after a fall from a horse. Before this he had been fit and well. On examination, he was tender in the left upper outer quadrant of his abdomen and his blood pressure was 90/55 mm Hg. A computed tomography scan showed an area of active bleeding in the parenchyma of the spleen and a large subcapsular haematoma.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Hard-to-reach cancers targeted with 'Trojan horse' proteins

Scientists at Brunel University London have found a way of targeting hard-to-reach cancers and degenerative diseases using nanoparticles, but without causing the damaging side effects the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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The 'Unicorn' DOES Exist, And It's About To Go Extinct

Unicorns are real. Or at least, there's a creature on the brink of extinction that some think looks a lot like our favorite fabled horse-like beast. P...  
huffingtonpost.com
over 4 years ago
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When you hear hoofbeats, don’t think horses or zebras, thi [...] | EMBlog Mayo Clinic

Author: Shawna Bellew, M.D. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTSsvfTHEPc  
emblog.mayo.edu
over 4 years ago
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NHS personal health budgets spent on holidays and horse riding - BBC News

Thousands of pounds of NHS personal health budgets are being spent on "treats", including holidays, clothes and pedalo hire, an investigation finds.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Some NHS personal health budgets are spent on holidays and hobbies

NHS personal health budgets have been used to buy things such as holidays, horse riding lessons, and video game consoles, a freedom of information request has found.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Devolution of health budget to councils could see NHS spending eroded, expert warns

Devolution of healthcare spending to local authorities could be a Trojan horse that would see the NHS budget eroded, a former permanent secretary at the Department of Health for England has warned.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Taming the Ketamine Tiger

Read this classic open access paper from one of the original scientists who developed ketamine! Learn the true origins of ketamine and dispel such myths like ketamine was made for horses! TAMING THE KETAMINE TIGER  
prehospitalmed.com
about 4 years ago
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3 Things I love about Outback Life

I am not your typical outback chick.  I often think about all of my fabulous friends up here and have no idea how they do it all.  They can ride horses like it is nobodies business, they are so dam… Source: 3 Things I love about Outback Life  
prehospitalmed.com
almost 4 years ago
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Duplication of Gallbladder and Horse-Shoe Kidney

Abdominal imaging of this 9-year-old boy with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain revealed a rare combination of congenital defects.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Robotic Horse to Help with Autism, Arthritis, Cerebral Palsy, Etc. |

Hippotherapy, or equine-assisted therapy, relies on riding horses to improve the symptoms of patients with a variety of physical and psychological conditio  
medgadget.com
over 3 years ago
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#ICEM2016 EM in Africa – is the cart before the horse? by Dr Olive Kobusinge

In memory of Dr John Hinds  
prehospitalmed.com
over 3 years ago