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Scientists Predict Time It Takes from Alzheimer’s Diagnosis to Nursing Home and Death by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Nov 2013 10:25am A Columbia University Medical Center-led research team has clinically validated a new method for predicting time to full-time care, nursing home residence, or death for patients with Alzheimer’s disease . +Alzheimer's Reading Room The method, which uses data gathered from a single patient visit, is based on a complex model ... Read on »
Help with Care Plans and Nursing Diagnosis by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Thu 05 Jan 2012 12:00am I was working on my own lens at Squidoo today and came across a site that I thought could be helpful to those of you just learning about, or struggling to master: Nursing Diagnosis, NANDA and Care Plans . You can also find more about the Nursing Process and other nursing theories at Hope you find this helpful. ... Read on »
New Method Allows For The Early Diagnosis Of Pulmonary Hypertension by Jan Posted Sun 29 Nov 2009 10:04pm Researchers at the University of Granada (UGR) from the Systemic Autoimmune Diseases Unit and the Cardiology Service of the Hospital Clínico San Cecilio in Granada have developed an innovative system which will help doctors make the earliest diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension possible, which is the main cause of death for patients suffering from s ... Read on »
Retired Nurse & Patient Blogs About The Long Road To Diagnosis by Dan Dunlop Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Feb 2013 8:27am I am a huge fan of Stanford School of Medicine’s SCOPE blog, and its ongoing series that features stories from patients affected by serious and often rare diseases. Stanford has partnered with Inspire to launch this series. If you aren’t familiar with Inspire, they builds and manage online support communities for patients and caregivers. Go t ... Read on »
And now , a biochemical diagnosis for pulmonary hypertension ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 26 Mar 2009 3:54pm Biochemical diagnosis for PHT and Eisenmenger syndrome Identifying reversibility of pulmonary arterial  hypertension remains a difficult clinical problem . Heath edwards grading of pulmonary hypertension is based on lung pathology .Grade 4 and 5 constitute severe obstructive vascular pathology including pulmonary vascular necrosis. Lung ... Read on »
Hypertensive Urgency - Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. by Adon D. Facebook Posted Thu 23 May 2013 10:20pm Hypertensive urgency usually occurs when the blood pressure spikes but not a single damage occurs to the other organs of the body. Proper kind of blood pressure medication can lower the raised blood pressure level. When blood pressure increases, people can face different kind of complications of serious nature such as swelling of brain, rupt ... Read on »
The Quacktitioner, Nurse Practitioner and GP Guide to the Diagnosis of Childhood Leukaemia by Angus Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 1:20am This little Piggy went to market This little Pigggy went to town This little Piggy ate roast beef This little Piggy ate none And this little Piggy ate none And this little Piggy went wee wee wee ... all the way home! [Tickle the sole of the foot] Jaime reminded me of this nursery rhyme last night ... I was amazed that he rememb ... Read on »
The differential diagnosis of syndromes involving hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, and hypertension by Matt S. Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 12:00am While there are a number of conditions which can cause the combination of hypokalemia and metabolic alkalosis there are a limited number of disease processes which lead to hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, AND hypertension. In order to have hypertension in this setting, the pathological disease process must involve increased sodium (and water ... Read on »
New Criteria for the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease Published for First Time in 27 Years by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 1:49pm For the first time in 27 years, new criteria and guidelines for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease have been published by three expert workgroups spearheaded by the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).... Alzheimer's Reading Room The workgroups publish ... Read on »
USPSTF: Blood Pressure Trumps Blood Glucose & the Implications for Diabetes and Hypertension Disease Management by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:08am Persons with blood pressure readings consistently greater than 135/80 should be screened for diabetes mellitus every three years, or so says the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. When this headline first crossed the Disease Management Care Blog’s twin flat screen monitors, it thought the rationale was simple. A high prevalence of undiagnos ... Read on »