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] Examples of complications Generalized septicemia (infection of the blood) may occur as a complication of an infected wound or abscess Allergic shock can be a reaction to several kinds of anesthetics , as a complication in a surgery Fractured ribs and sternum may be a complication | 2010/9/27 3:21:40

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Several therapeutic principles are made use of in HBOT: [ 1 ] The increased overall pressure is of therapeutic value when HBOT is used in the treatment of decompression sickness and air embolism ; [ 2 ] For many other conditions, the therapeutic principle of HBOT lies in its ability to

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Classification 3 Signs and symptoms 4 Causes 5 Cultural beliefs 6 Diagnosis 7 Treatment 7.1 Medicine 7.2 Indigenous treatment 8 Epidemiology 9 History 9.1 China 9.2 Southeast Asia 9.3 Africa 9.4 U.S. and Europe 10 See also 11 References 12 Further reading | 2011/9/8 0:09:38

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The first British psychosurgical operation was performed in Bristol in December 1940, [ 5 ] and by the end of 1944 about 1,000 operations had been carried out in the United Kingdom. [ 6 ] By 1954 that figure had risen to about 12,000 with use peaking in 1949. [ 7 ] Beginning in the 1940s

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Spinal manipulation is a therapeutic intervention that has roots in traditional medicine and has been used by various cultures, apparently for thousands of years. Hippocrates , the "father of medicine " used manipulative techniques, [ 1 ] as did the ancient Egyptians and many other cultures | 2011/8/19 2:01:53

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Treatment of concussion involves monitoring and rest. Symptoms usually go away entirely within three weeks, though they may persist, or complications may occur. [ 6 ] Repeated concussions can cause cumulative brain damage such as dementia pugilistica or severe complications such as second

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normal partial pressures, including underwater diving using compressed breathing gases , hyperbaric medicine , neonatal care and human spaceflight . These protocols have resulted in the increasing rarity of seizures due to oxygen toxicity, with pulmonary and ocular damage being mainly confined

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A suicide method is any means by which one or more persons purposely kill themselves. Suicide methods can be classified according to two modes of interrupting life processes: physical or chemical. Physical modes of interruption typically act by incapacitating the respiratory system or the

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deaths each year due to avoidable adverse health care events. In the United States, the Institute of Medicine report (1999) called for a broad national effort to include the establishment of patient safety centers, expanded reporting of adverse events and development of safety programs in | 2011/5/3 19:30:53

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of patients receiving the Total Artificial Heart survived to transplant ( New England Journal of Medicine 2004; 351: 859–867). [ 3 ] This is the highest bridge-to-transplant rate for any heart device in the world. [ 2 ] (See FDA Summary of Safety and Effectiveness ) AbioCor Replacement