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Monthly Archives: July, 2013

What is Spinal Fusion?

Source: Medical Reviewer: Howard J Luks, MD Spinal fusion is the surgical joining of two vertebrae in your neck or back. Your vertebrae are the bones that make up your … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / July 2013 A total of 125 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Lille, Salmonella Newport, or Salmonella Mbandaka … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Macroscopic Anatomy of the Jejunum

Source: KenHub The jejunum is the middle of the three parts of the small intestine. The transition from the extraperitoneal ascending part of the duodenum to the intraperitoneal jejunum occurs … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

2013 JCI Practicum Accreditation Preparation Series to Finish Up in Seoul and Dubai

Source: JCI Joint Commission International will conclude this year’s International Practicum on Accreditation & Quality Improvement series with five-day programs in Seoul, South Korea, 2-6 September, and in Dubai, UAE, … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

About Anti-Inflammatory Painkillers

Source: Dr Tim Kenny When are anti-inflammatory painkillers used? Anti-inflammatory painkillers have two main uses: As painkillers. Anti-inflammatories are used to ease pain in various conditions, including: joint pains, muscle and … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heart Palpitations

Source: WebMD Heart palpitations are a feeling that your heart is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering. You may notice heart palpitations in your chest, throat, or … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Patients HIV-Free After Transplant?

Source: By Saundra Young, CNN Two more HIV patients have no signs of the virus in their blood following bone marrow transplants, according to the Boston researchers who treated them. However, experts … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment