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Motorized Scooter

Motorized Scooter Head Injuries On The Rise

Motorized Scooter; Facial and head injuries from riding electric scooters have triple over the past decade, according to a Rutgers study. Electric scooter use has been increasing in popularity as a more environmentally friendly and efficient alternative to gas vehicles. However, state helmet laws vary, and the study find that many people are being injure…

Kids

Kids with headache after stroke might be at risk for another stroke

Kids with headache; A new study has find a high incidence of headaches in pediatric stroke survivors and identify a possible association between post stroke headache and stroke recurrence. Headache developed in over a third of participating children, on average six months after the stroke. Fifteen percent of patients suffer another stroke; so typically in…

Intensive Care Unit

Intensive Care Unit Recover STEMI Patients

Intensive care unit can be more than twice as costly as a stay in a non-ICU hospital room, but a new study finds intensive care is still the right option for some vulnerable patients after a severe heart attack. The new Michigan Medicine 2(University of Michigan) research, publish in The BMJ, found ICU admission was…

Firearm

Firearm Harm Should Be Protected From Kids And Teens From

Firearm injuries kill more American children and teens than anything else, except automobile crashes. But research on how those injuries happen, who’s most likely to suffer or die from one, or what steps would prevent them, has lagged behind research on other causes of death in young people. Consensus building process Writing in the new…

Trauma Care

In Trauma Care Robotic Suit Are Used For Autonomous Delivers

Trauma Care, In an effort to treat wounded soldiers as fast as possible, the US Department of Defense has awarded four-year contracts worth a total of US$7.2 million to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPMC) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to develop an autonomous trauma care system that can fit in a rucksack.…

Acute Ischemic Stroke

Acute Ischemic Stroke Can Be Treated By Electrical Stimulation

Acute ischemic stroke, A novel potential approach to treating acute ischemic stroke by the electrical stimulation of an area at the back of the nose has show promising results in initial studies. The approach involves inserting a small electrode the size of a toothpick into the soft palate to stimulate the sphenopalatine ganglion, the source of parasympathetic innervation…

Intensive Care Patient

New Algorithm Uses Disease History To Predict Intensive Care Patient

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet have used data on more than 230,000 intensive care patients to develop a new algorithm. Among other things, it uses disease history from the past 23 years to predict patients’ chances of survival in intensive care units. Survival and mortality Every year, tens of thousands of patients…

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Heart Failure, Stroke Greater Among Occupants In Motor Vehicle Accidents

New research has shown that in older adults (65 and older); so being an occupant in an automobile during a motor vehicle accident may lead to heart failure or stroke; so as compare to pedestrians who are involve in motor vehicle accidents. Using U.S. hospitalization data from 2013 and 2014, researchers from Boston University School…

Stroke Deaths

Stroke Deaths Halved In The First Decade Of The 21st Century

Deaths from stroke in England halved during the first decade of the 21st century, mainly as a result of improved survival due to better care, finds a study publish by The BMJ today. The number of strokes, and the number of people who died from stroke, decrease by 20% and 40%, respectively, over this period.…

Seniors

Statin Use Reduces Dementia Risk After Concussion In Seniors

Older adults have an increased risk for dementia after concussion, which is modestly reduce among patients using a statin in Seniors according to a study publish online May 20 in JAMA Neurology. Donald A. Redelmeier, M.D., from the University of Toronto, and colleagues examine whether statin use is associate with the risk for dementia after a concussion. Participants included 28,815 older adults diagnosed…

Intensive Care

Family Members In Intensive Care Unit At Hospital

Do family members of love ones who are critically ill and being treated in an intensive care unit at a hospital belong there when clinicians are performing bedside procedures? A new study from Intermountain Healthcare researchers finds many critical care clinicians have conflicting feelings about the practice. Intermountain Healthcare’s Center for Humanizing; so Critical Care at…

stroke systems

Stroke Systems Of Care To Improve Patient Outcomes

Improvements in stroke systems of care are necessary to ensure scientific advances in the treatment and care of stroke patients improve patient outcomes, according to a policy statement published today by the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, in the journal Stroke. The policy statement, released during National Emergency Medical Services (EMS)…