New study says… Preventing post-surgical delirium in older patients can help ensure a successful recovery. Researchers found that patients with delirium following major surgery are more likely to have worse outcomes. Including lower quality of life, disability or even death.
They found the greatest risk of heart attack came in the first month after surgery. During this time they found the risk of heart attack “significantly higher” compared to the non-surgical group. The study also found venous thromboembolism to be a higher long-term risk for total joint patients.
Single-Sport Specialization Can Lead to Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes.
There is an increased emphasis on competitive success. Specialization in one sport and greater tendency for specialty sports camps, weight training programs or speed schools, are leading to heightened risks related to overuse injuries.
How could the FDA ignore the dangers of putting these powerful and extremely addictive pills in the hands of middle school and high school students. Aren’t there enough dangers of drugs for pre-teens and teenagers without OxyContin?
Visit the Ridgeline Medical booth at the upcoming GA Worker’s Compensation Conference. Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 2015.
73 trials involving almost 7,000 patients… This is what they showed about the impact of music on common measures for post-operative care.
Compared with regular care, music was associated with a 20% reduction in postoperative pain and a 10% reduction in anxiety. It also significantly reduced the use of pain pills.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the U.S. alone up to 900,000 people could get a blood clot, known as VTE. It is estimated that as many as 60,000-100,000 Americans will die each year from VTE.
Communities all around the country are fighting a battle against pain pill addiction. When they get the upper hand on the “pill mills”, addicts move to heroin. Vascutherm offers a safe alternative to dangers of prescribed opiates.
Help Your Child Prevent Sports Injuries 1.35 million youths a year have serious sports injuries. – USA Today About every 25 seconds, a young athlete visits a hospital emergency room for a sports-related injury. That’s more than 10% of the 30 million kids that participate in organized sport. Many injuries of the roughly 3.5 million kids per year…
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