Methylprednisolone reduced postextubation laryngeal edema in adults with tracheal intubation: COMMENTARY
- Methylprednisolone reduced postextubation laryngeal edema in adults with tracheal intubation. // ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p48
The article discusses a clinical study that states that methylprednisolone reduced postextubation laryngeal edema in adults with tracheal intubation. It is stated that in adults with tracheal intubation, 12-hour pretreatment with methylprednisolone was more effective than placebo for preventing...
- Eye Splotched After Car Wash Botch. Gurwood, Andrew S. // Review of Optometry;10/15/2004, Vol. 141 Issue 10, p106
The article presents a case study in which the patient had splashed an automotive cicarung solution in the eye. His chief complaint was a red, swollen left eye, without pain, which he had for the past two days. External examination findings were positive for penorbital edema. There was no...
- Implementation of a spreadsheet program for calculation of equivalent square field size. Seaby A W; Thomas M; Ryde S J S // British Journal of Radiology;Aug2004, Vol. 77 Issue 920, p672
Equivalent square field size is a parameter widely used in calculations for external beam treatment planning. The algorithm and features of a spreadsheet program used to calculate the equivalent square, independently of the treatment planning system, are described. The program uses an...
- A comparison between reported therapy staffing levels and the department of health therapy staffing guidelines for stroke rehabilitation: a national survey. McHugh, Gabrielle; Swain, Ian D. // BMC Health Services Research;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background This study compared reported staffing levels for stroke care within UK in-patient stroke units to stroke strategy staffing guidelines published by the UK Department of Health and the Royal College of Physicians. The purpose was to explore the extent to which stroke teams are meeting...
- TWO CASES OF MASSIVE EDEMA OF THE LEG TREATED WITH FIBRINOLYSIN. Stewart, Charles F. // Angiology;Aug1959 Part 2, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p299
Two eases of acute, severe iliofemoral phlebitis have been presented with remarkable improvement from fibrinolysin treatment in one case and a qualified success in the second. Fibrinolysin is considered to be a most promising drug in the treatment of venous thrombotic disease.
- UNDERSTANDING THE THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES TO LYMPHEDEMA. Chavez, Carlos M. // Vascular Surgery;May/Jun1977, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p176
Discusses the therapeutic approaches to lymphedema. Nonsurgical treatment of lymphedema; Mechanical management of lymphedema; Surgical treatment of lymphedema.
- Improved brain protection at decompressive craniectomy - a new method using Palacos? R-40 (methylmethacrylate). Boström, S.; Bobinski, L.; Zsigmond, P.; Theodorsson, A. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Mar2005, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p279
A new method is described for protecting the brain after decompressive craniectomy in which a temporary methylmethacrylate flap is formed, somewhat larger than the original bone flap, thus gaining â€œextraâ€ volume for the oedematous brain in which to expand.The present procedure was...
- Spectroradiometer helps evaluation of CAC, ocular agents. Bankhead, Charles // Ophthalmology Times;3/1/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p16
The article discusses the role of spectroradiometer, a device used to ensure color consistency in the paint and fabric industries, in conjunctival allergen challenge (CAC). Compact spectroradiometers that are affordable for use in clinical practice arc now available. In the CAC study, a...
- Frequency of headaches in patients over 80. A preliminary report. Piamarta, F.; Condemi-Meyer, E.; Sansone, E.; Coppola, C.; Perri, G.; Grassi, F.; Mantica, D.; Tonini, C.; Coppola, A. // Neurological Sciences;May2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 26, p148
We evaluated 44 old patients (mean age 84 years) in order to study the frequency of hedaches. The frequency found in our sample is higher in comparison to other studies. Further studies including a larger number of patients are needed to obtain more incisive results.