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Method for the Detection of a Subdural Hematoma Using a Handheld Hematoma Detector and Discriminator by nih.gov Posted Thu 03 Mar 2011 7:00pm Description of Invention: The invention offered for licensing and further development is a device and method for detecting hematomas. The device is based on near infrared light emitted perpendicularly into a tissue from a non-stationary emitter and on continuous detection of the reflected light with a non-stationary probe. The ... Read on »
Best Post of Sept '08: Extramedullary hematopoesis is not an uncommon finding in subdural hematomas by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:12am The next in my "Best of the Month" series, in which I feature my favorite post from each month, is from September 26, 2008: I received a case in consultation this week from a general pathologist who was concerned about clusters of unusual-looking cells within a chronic subduralhematoma ( SDH ), a specimen the surgeons call a " subdural membrane" ... Read on »
A Blood Clot in Hillary Clinton's Brain: How It Can Turn Out Just Fine by slimdaidaihu Posted Thu 03 Jan 2013 7:24am We see it all the time. Someone takes a blow to the head that stuns them for a moment. They don't lose consciousness. They don't even "see stars" or forget where they are. They might fall at home, on the ski slopes, or while trying to show their grandchildren that they remember how to roller skate. Maybe they have a nagging headache and some ... Read on »
Natasha's Epidural Hematoma by Voodoo Medicine Man Posted Fri 27 Mar 2009 10:54am I have to admit that I was only marginally familiar with Natasha Richardson. Certainly I know of her husband and famous mother. Reading the news of her untimely death, it seems clear that she was one of the good people in the entertainment industry. Her death has brought some criticism of the Quebec medical care system from pundits in the media. ... Read on »
LNC’s-New Webinar on Epidural Hematoma; When Hours Count by Victoria Powell Posted Tue 20 Apr 2010 12:00am Image by mangpages via Flickr April 27 at 8 PM Eastern Webinar: Epidural Hematoma:  When Hours Count Cheryl Gatti, RN BSN LNCC, Lark & Gatti Medical Legal Consultants Jude Lark, RN BSN CCRN An undiagnosed epidural hematoma may result in devastating permanent injuries – paralysis and incontinence. The r ... Read on »
Risk from Fashion Hair Acessories by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:32pm 1 Comment So who wasn't totally stunned and moved by the inauguration. Wow! So I'm a little behind on the posts. Anyway, I never thought of this, but it's pretty thought provoking, especially if you have a little girl: Newswise — Blunt head trauma is commonly encountered by pediatric neurosurgeons and emergency physicians. Every year, th ... Read on »
The Walking Epidural Versus The Standard Epidural by Deb .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Jun 2012 10:01pm Recently I was teaching a prenatal yoga class, and as we were discussing concerns at the beginning of class, the topic of epidurals came up. One woman said that she had heard of the “walking epidural” and was quite excited about the idea of having pain relief without the consequence of losing her freedom of movement. I explained t ... Read on »
Strange epidural side effect by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 11:24am 1 Comment Not my patient......... Recently, we had a patient getting an epidural for pain management of her labor. Upon insertion of the epidural catheter, she experienced severe bilateral shoulder pain. Nothing relieved the shoulder pain. Bolusing the standard mixture of local/narcotic combination of drugs into her epidural space gave her good r ... Read on »
The Epidural Injection treatment for low back pain by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 17 Oct 2008 9:14pm Many patients come into our office with extreme low back pain caused by a herniated or bulging disc. This pain is often rated as a 10/10 (where 0=no pain, 10= worst possible pain). Before they come into our office, they have often tried other types of treatment. Often they have tried pain medications prescribed by their Dr, physical therapy, acupun ... Read on »
Blood pressure and epidurals by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 10:04pm How do epidurals cause fetal decelerations or fetal distress? The epidural placement leads to a decrease in maternal blood pressure. We try to limit the blood pressure decrease by giving a liter of IV fluids prior to the epidural being placed. But, because the epidural does cause vasodilation of the blood vessels, it most definitely leads to b ... Read on »