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Research & Reviews  621 results

An automatic water-occluding device to enable laryngectomee participation in water acti...
PloS One; Denning SK, Valleau MA et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - Individuals with a laryngectomy face a host of challenges ranging from restricted vocal communication to significant lifestyle modifications associated with breathing through a stoma. Although there are significant mental and physical health benef...

Prevention of unintentional injuries in children under five years.
BMC Pediatrics; Jullien S

Sep 10th, 2021 - We looked at existing recommendations for preventing unintentional injuries in children under five years of age, and we attempted to identify the main sources used as evidence for formulating these recommendations.We conducted a literature search ...

Experimental water injection into lungs using an animal model: Verification of the diat...
Forensic Science International; Kihara Y, Makino Y et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - In forensic medicine, the diatom test is used to diagnose drowning. Drowning and postmortem immersion can be distinguished by calculating the ratio of diatom concentration in the lungs and drowning water (L/W ratio). However, this claim was based ...

Drowning in the literature? These smart software tools can help.
Nature Matthews D

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Drowning in the literature? These smart software tools can help.|2021|Matthews D,|methods,

Epidemiology of paediatric drowning hospitalisations in the USA: a population-based study.
Injury Prevention : Journal of the International Society ... Theodorou CM, Rajasekar G et. al.

Sep 1st, 2021 - Drowning is a leading cause of death in children ≤5 years old. Detailed data on the epidemiology of drowning in this high-risk population can inform preventative efforts. We aimed to study trends in incidence and case fatality rates (CFR) in the U...

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Guidelines  2 results

Wilderness Medical Society Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment and Preventio...
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Schmidt AC, Sempsrott JR et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2019 - The Wilderness Medical Society convened a panel to review available evidence supporting practices for acute management and treatment of drowning in out-of-hospital and emergency medical care settings. Literature about definitions and terminology, ...

2015 Revised Utstein-Style Recommended Guidelines for Uniform Reporting of Data From Dr...
Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes; Idris AH, Bierens JJLM et. al.

Jul 19th, 2017 - Utstein-style guidelines use an established consensus process, endorsed by the international resuscitation community, to facilitate and structure resuscitation research and publication. The first "Guidelines for Uniform Reporting of Data From Drow...

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News  91 results

California Goes From Worst to First in Virus Infections

Apr 23rd, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a few months ago, California was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. Hospitals in Los Angeles were drown...

'We're Drowning': COVID Cases Flood Hospitals in America's Heartland

Nov 25th, 2020 - (Reuters) - Dr. Drew Miller knew his patient had to be moved. The vital signs of the 30-year-old COVID-19 victim were crashing, and Kearny County Hospital in rural Lakin, Kansas, just wasn't equipped to handle the case. Miller, Kearny's chief medi...

Infectious Disease Is an Increasing Threat From Climate Change

Nov 12th, 2020 - "I would argue that the most important reason to care about climate change is because of our children," Saul Hymes, MD, said at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics, held virtually this year. "Being able to point out to people ...

Pandemic Epiphany: Medicine Isn't Worth It

Oct 23rd, 2020 - When the pandemic started, I worried. About delays in care for my cancer patients. With all of her responsibilities, somehow time had slipped her grasp. And now, with shorter clinics and more time at home, she's struggling to see how she could eve...

When Uncertainty Calls: An ER Doc's COVID Journey

Sep 15th, 2020 - Editor's note: In an effort to preserve the experiences of healthcare workers on the front lines, Medscape developed a set of artistic portraits of hospital practitioners who worked (and are working) through this pandemic. These images are accompa...

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