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- Winterizing an SCI Body. Vogel, Bob // New Mobility;Jan2013, Vol. 24 Issue 232, p40
The article presents questions and answers related to health including how to avoid the effects of winter or cold weather to the skin, and how to avail pneumonia shot to a person with spinal cord injury (SCI).
- SELF ASSESSMENT ANSWERS. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Jan2003, Vol. 79 Issue 927, p63
Presents the answers to questions regarding the medical condition of patients with different diseases. Hyponatremia in a lady with a pelvic mass; Diagnosis of multiple pulmonary nodules in an afebrile patient; Discussion of the cases.
- AF Q&A. BRZYCKI, MATT // American Fitness;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p22
The article presents questions and answers related to health and fitness such as strength training and risk of cardiac arrest when running long-distance races.
- Ventilator versus manual hyperinflation in clearing sputum in ventilated intensive care unit patients. Dennis, D.; Jacob, W.; Budgeon, C. // Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;Jan2012, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p142
The article presents a study on hyperinflation in the ventilated intensive care unit patients. It discusses findings that compare the efficacy of ventilator hyperinflation with manual hyperinflation in the prescriptive protocol. It looks into conditions of oxygenation, lung collapse and sputum...
- Question of the Month Pulmonary Disease. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan70, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p42
Presents a question related to pulmonary disease.
- SAQs short answer questions. // Update;8/14/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p234
The article presents short answer questions on COPD and its treatment. Questions are related to the main practical problems faced in conducting spirometry in COPD patients. Benefits of tiotropium with reference to developments in managing COPD are asked about. A question is also posed about...
- A Respiratory Distress Observation Scale for Patients Unable To Self-Report Dyspnea. Campbell, Margaret L.; Templin, Thomas; Walch, Julia // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Mar2010, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p285
Background: Standard measures of dyspnea rely on self-report. Cognitive impairment and nearness to death may interfere with symptom distress reporting leading to underrecognition and overtreatment or undertreatment. Previous psychometric testing of the Respiratory Distress Observation Scale...
- Electrophysiologic Properties of Furosemide in Man. Gould, Lawrence; Chokshi, A.B.; Patel, S.; Gomes, G.I. // Angiology;Jan1983, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p53
Furosemide has been extensively used in the treatment of heart failure and its effect on cardiovascular dynamics are well established. Clinical relief of the symptoms of pulmonary congestion frequently precedes any demonstrable diuretic effect, suggesting that extra renal factors may also be...
- A pilot study of radiotelemetry for continuous cardiopulmonary monitoring of patients at home. de Lusignan, Simon; Althans, Anne; Wells, Sally; Johnson, Paul; Vandenburg, Malcolm; Robinson, Jan // Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare;Feb2000 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p119
We have conducted a trial of a wireless device for continuous cardiopulmonary monitoring. Its performance, user acceptance and safety were assessed for monitoring in the patient's home. The study included 20 patients: six with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, six with chronic heart...