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Treating Heavy Metal Poisoning by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 05 May 2010 10:53pm Heavy metals are found everywhere.  They can be difficult to avoid. Most people are able to effectively eliminate heavy metals from their body without even knowing they were present.  Some people are not able to clear the toxins from the body as efficiently and they build up, accumulating until they experience heavy metal poisoning. ... Read on »
NG Lavage: Indicated or Outdated? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 09 Apr 2013 12:00am Nasogastric lavage (NGL) seems to be a logical procedure in the evaluation of patients with suspected upper GI bleeding, but does the evidence support the logic? Most studies state that endoscopy should occur within 24 hours of presentation, but the optimal timing within the first 24 hours is unclear.  Rebleeding is the ... Read on »
Coping Skills Don’t Come in Pill Form by ERDoc Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm Just swallow OK, I promise to write more often (thank you all for the kick). June and July are always mega-busy as everyone tries to go on vacation, and then you get a Dumass doctor fired and it just makes things that much harder on everyone. One of the saddest commentaries on the modern world that I see on an all too regular basis ... Read on »
childhood poisoning by Poh Tin Tan Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 5:42pm Am Fam Physician. 2009;79:397-403. Management of Common Childhood Poisonings Reviewed Medscape Medical News Clinical Context In 2003, more than 2.4 million reports of toxin exposures were received by poison control centers in the United States. Children younger than 6 years accounted for 51% of exposures; of these, 38% involved childr ... Read on »
Management of Common Childhood Poisonings Reviewed by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 31 Dec 2009 12:00am From Medscape Medical News News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD CME Author: Hien T. Nghiem, MD 03/11/2009; In 2003, more than 2.4 million reports of toxin exposures were received by poison control centers in the United States. Children younger than 6 years accounted for 51% of exposures; of these, 38% involved children 3 years or younger ... Read on »
PD Drug: Amantadine by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 07 Apr 2009 11:34pm Amantadine Pharmacology Antiparkinson While the mechanism of action of amantadine in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and drug-induced extrapyramidal reactions is not known, it is believed to release brain dopamine from nerve endings making it more available to activate dopaminergic receptors. The drug does not possess anticholin ... Read on »
Nurses in the Media by Glenna Murdock Registered Nurse Posted Mon 03 Nov 2008 9:02pm I am regularly sent, via e-mail, postings from The Center for Nursing Advocacy (TCNA). TCNA acts as a media watchdog, on the lookout for inaccurate portrayals of nurses in all areas of media, particularly television. TCNA wants to stamp out the media’s misrepresentation of nurses and the nursing profession by rattling more than a few enter ... Read on »
Management of Methyl Alcohol Poisoning by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 12:00am Methanol or Methyl Alcohol is a denaturant. It is a component of varnishes, paint removers, windshield wipers, anti-freeze solutions, copy-machine fluid and as a solvent. Acute Methanol Poisoning is usually a consequence of ingestion of cheap, adulterated, illicit liquor. Methanol is very toxic and requires as little as 30 ml of 40% sol ... Read on »
ghdhairstrend by mbtpick Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 12:27am yesterday, 14-year-old Wu Fei (a pseudonym), Xinqiao Hospital, lying in bed in the emergency department while receiving treatment, while sorry to side with the mother, said: study hard and find a good job, earn money also you have a good reward you! like sports. day before yesterday morning, Wu Fei attending the basketball training in the afterno ... Read on »
Treating Stomach (Gastric) Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Four types of standard treatment are used: Surgery Surgery is a common treatment of all stages of gastric cancer. The following types of surgery may be used: Subtotal gastrectomy: Removal of the part of the stomach that contains cancer, nearby lymph nodes, and parts of other tissues and organs near the tumor. The spleen may be re ... Read on »