Significant blunt cardiac injury is relatively uncommon. Most patients who suffer severe cardiac injury such as rupture of the free ventricular wall die quickly. One research report described patients with blunt cardiac rupture who were rapidly diagnosed and aggressively managed because of early bedside ultrasound. The authors stressed the importance of prompt cardiac ultrasound in all patients with significant blunt chest trauma.Cardiac rupture causes a pericardial effusion, which will be easily recognized during the FAST exam. Severe global ventricular dysfunction may also be noted during the FAST exam, more likely the result of severe acidosis from hypovolemic shock than blunt cardiac injury. Although blunt cardiac rupture is rare,
HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS: This patient is new to me. He was treated by Todd Reilly, MD with ORIF. He was seen in followup by David Lin, MD. The patient comes today for a wound check and staple removal. He states he still gets some throbbing, moderate to severe pain, particularly with movement.
As people wait in the waiting room, they hear the screams of a little boy coming in with his father carrying him. The father rushes in to the emergency room shouting that his little boy has a broken leg and is in very much pain. The nurses sprinted to the little boy and took him to a room with a bed as fast as they could. After the nurses did everything possible to calm the little boy, the doctor came in and made sure the father was aware of what was going to happen. They nurses came in and notified him that they need to take images to see the damage. This is where the radiologic technologist team comes in. With that being said, with their years of training, radiologic technologist succeed in taking x-rays
DOI: 12/18/2014. The patient is a 56-year old male route sales representative who sustained a work-related injury to his lower back due to slip/fall on black ice while walking from his truck. As per OMNI entry, he was initially diagnosed with lumbosacral sprain.
Using advanced digital technology, Israeli archaeologists have deciphered text from an ancient bible found 45 years ago. Though the charred scroll is only the second-oldest biblical writing after the Dead Sea Scrolls (http://www.deadseascrolls.org.il/?locale=en_US), its discovery is quite remarkable because it is the first Torah scroll to have been found in a synagogue.
Many people may worry that dental radiographs are not safe, because we all know that radiation exposure can cause cancer, which is the mutation of cells. While cancer caused by radiation is a very valid concern, the amount of radiation a patient would be exposed to during a dental radiograph would usually be too low to pose a health risk depending on the tissues that are to be examined and the size of patient. Subsequently, many techniques are used in the dental office to make sure that patients and employees are protected as much as possible from the risk of radiation exposure.
Lymphoma comprises a histologically heterogeneous group of cancers arise from the cells of the immune system with enlargement and propagation of lymph nodes or secondary lymphoid tissues.(1)." About 54 percent of the blood cancers that occur each year are types of lymphomas", The main types of lymphomas are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Due to medical advances, doctors can identify diseases before they become a problem and treat them effectively. “Disease is a biological process, and nuclear medicine provides images of these processes.” Most radiotracers interact with a biological process and emit radiation. Detector systems collect these signals, and computer programs rebuild them into diagnostic images. Nuclear medicine differs from other imaging techniques which visualize structure and shape (anatomy) versus a biological process (physiology)(U.S. Department Converting Energy to Medicine)." Studies of Huntington’s with brain scans show that some people already have the disease, years before any symptoms appear.
The FASB had many reasons for changing the rules for pension accounting. Statement No. 87 enacted most of those changes. The FASB does a thorough job of summarizing the statement on its website. The FASB states that 1966 was the year when pension plans and corresponding pension assets and liabilities grew dramatically. It would no longer be appropriate to account for pensions the same way. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 was another catalyst for the change in rules. According to United States Department of Labor, the act required private companies with pension plans to disclose more useful information to employees, established fiduciary duty, and established the legal process for employees suing for pension benefits. Inflation
Dentures, or false teeth, are not just for the elderly anymore, explains Dr. Lennox Lin. These prosthetic devices are used to replace missing teeth in groups, or if all teeth have been removed from the mouth. While it is common to lose teeth as a person ages, the geriatric population is not the only sector of people who need to rely on dentures. A person who just entered adulthood could require dentures, even though it is less common. Tooth loss can be the result of many different factors. Sometimes, the tooth loss is due to decay, which is mostly related to poor oral hygiene. However, there are other causes for tooth decay and loss. In some instances, teeth are lost due to malnutrition or drug
Major presenting problem Animal presented with anorexia, swollen abdomen, depression, lethargy, and pyrexia with temp 39.9°C. Brief clinical history The patient had been spayed six months prior with a mild post-operative infection but was treated effectively, and no previous medical conditions. The patient was up to date on vaccinations had