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HEPATOADRENAL SYNDROME by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm Adrenal failure is common in critically ill patients, particularly those with sepsis. As liver failure and sepsis are both associated with increased circulating levels of endotoxin and proinflammatory mediators and reduced levels of apoprotein-1/high-density lipoprotein, it is not surprising that adrenal failure is common in patients with liver d ... Read on »
Heartbreak by Joanne J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:22pm Saturday was overwhelming. I started the day working a half shift at Bottom. The nurses are even more understaffed than usual because half of them are out on a two-week training. Of the remaining few, many are working well over 40 hours a week, so a few more hours of my time is the least I can give. It was a slow morning, even though I attended t ... Read on »
I have always asked myself this ... by Odysseys of George Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:03pm I have always asked myself this question. Being in the medical field, death is almost an everyday event and initially it hits the soul but eventually one feels a little numb to death. Another favourite question that frequently crops up is how would one prefer to die - a swift death, a chronic illness leading to death, a painful death or a silen ... Read on »
Your Truth: Decision Making Power by Mia A. Registered Nurse Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am The following ethical scenario was proposed by reader JP. As is custom, please read the scenario, share your thoughts or recommendations in the comments section and in a few days I will post a follow-up detailing the actual outcome in a related scenario. Ms. Baker is a 84 year old woman with end-stage renal disease. She has been dependen ... Read on »
Cycling Woman Gloves by Josh Patient Expert Posted Mon 24 May 2010 6:56am by Anne on May 24, 2010 in Workout Cycling Woman Gloves US Auctions Australian Auctions Austrian Auctions Belgian Auctions Canadian Auctions French Auctions German Auctions Indian Auctions Irish Auctions Italian Auctions Dutch Auctions Polish Auctions Spanish A ... Read on »
Degenerative Myelopathy in Dogs by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Wed 13 Jun 2012 7:00am I mentioned degenerative myelopathy in a post last week and then got to thinking that I should have done more to explain the condition. So, here’s the information that my practice provides to the owners of dogs that have been diagnosed with the condition.   What is degenerative myelopathy?   Degenerative myelopathy of dogs is a slowly ... Read on »
TGF-beta Gene Expression Signature in Cancer Prognosis by nih.gov Posted Mon 30 Jun 2008 5:00pm Description of Invention: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the third leading cause of cancer death worldwide, and it is very heterogeneous in terms of its clinical presentation as well as genomic and transcriptomic patterns. This heterogeneity and the lack of appropriate biomarkers have hampered patient prognosis and treatmen ... Read on »
What is the prognosis in multiple sclerosis? by pathologystudent Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 8:33am Q. My 28 year old friend was just diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. What can he expect regarding prognosis? A. MS is a demyelinating disease that is thought to be autoimmune in nature. It is not easy to predict an exact prognosis for an individual patient, but I think you can boil it down to the fact that while a small number of peop ... Read on »
Prognosis Health EHR System Buys Creative Healthcare Patient Accounting Company by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 31 Aug 2011 2:40am Software companies continue to merge and acquire one another, the merging of the software algorithms.  In this case the EHR system will be adding more financial accounting modules, and this seems to be pretty common place today to add the financial and/or billing capabilities to medical record systems.  BD Houston-based Prognosis Hea ... Read on »

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