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Archive for July, 2016

CPR Medicinal services Provider


Date: July 31st, 2016

Who needs the CPR Healthcare Provider?

Are you familiar with the CPR Healthcare Provider?  If you are not sure which one you need or if you are not sure if the certification from the American Heart Association or American Academy of CPR and First Aid, Inc or from another organization is what you need, then you have to read on to find out more about it. If you are quite unsatisfied, then that is easy to understand, selecting the right kind of CPR certification program may be quite confusing. There are certain questions that you need to ask yourself if you want to take a class. CPR Healthcare Provider is very essential, regardless if you are interested to work in a healthcare facility or you just want to be equipped.

CPR for HealthCare Providers


Date: July 30th, 2016

Understanding CPR for HealthCare Providers

CPR for HealthCare Providers or the cardio pulmonary resuscitation is very important to save lives. This is usually given if someone suffers from a sudden interruption in the flow of oxygen in the brain. This instance usually includes overdosing from a drug, cardiac arrest and others. The CPR has been very much responsible in saving a lot of lives for so many years now and it has also stopped a lot of unfortunate and permanent brain damages from occurring.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification


Date: July 29th, 2016

Are you familiar with the AED Certification?

The AED stands for the automated external defibrillator. Defibrillation or the shock using an automated external defibrillator or the AED Certification is the only efficient therapy for the sudden cardiac arrest.  Given the chance that you are amidst a medical industry and not in the medical field, this might be totally immaterial. On the other hand, more attention is now being given to the AEDs and their capacity to save lives in case of a cardiac arrest every day. The truth is that for every minute that passes without the CPR and the defibrillation, there is a possibility that a person can survive from an unexpected cardiac arrest, and thus it makes the cases of fatality in cardiac arrest lesser by around 10%.

BLS for Healthcare Providers


Date: July 28th, 2016

What is BLS for Healthcare Providers or simply BLS?

BLS stands for Basic Life Support; BLS for Healthcare Providers is a foundation that saves the lives of the people after they have had a cardiac arrest.  This is typically video based and is led by an instructor or a rescuer or a leader of a team that provides basic life support skills for application in both in facility and pre-hospital settings. The course is especially made for healthcare professionals and the other individual who must know how to do the CPR and other basic cardio life support skills. Those who are interested to get the BLS course or training can take this for free on the internet. There are trainings and exams provided without having to spend for it.

What is a Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma?


Date: July 27th, 2016

What is NHL?

For reasons that are still undetermined, the cases of people with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma are actually rising in numbers. There was a new study that puts weight to the proof that the height and the weight of the patient during their early childhood days dictate the possibility of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  This condition is a cancer that starts in the lymphocytes. It is a kind of white blood cell and it is important for the immune system.

Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test


Date: July 26th, 2016

What is the BRCA test?

There are a growing number of young ladies with breast cancer. They are going through the test called BRCA. This is a type of gene mutations that raises the risk of breast cancer as well as tumors of the ovary according to the newest study. The researchers have discovered that around 900 ladies who have breast cancer at the age of 40 or even younger went through the BRCA tests a year after being diagnosed.  The percentage increased in time. In 2013, 95% of the ladies were tested. The experts said that the results were good, because BRCA test has long been suggested for ladies who were diagnosed with breast cancer before they reached 50. This is good said Dr. Weitzel.

The Effects of Bullying to Small Kids


Date: July 25th, 2016

Low birth weight and bullying

Kids who are born with a low weight at birth might face high risk of being bullied than the regular sized kids. They will be prone to suffering and trauma by being a victim. This is according to the study conducted in Canada.  Among the survivors of bullying that were adults now, those who had been small during their toddler years were more likely to be just 5.5lbs and they tend to be depressed, avoidant, hyperactive, antisocial. They also tend to suffer from panic disorders or obsessive compulsive behavior. This is based on the report in the pediatrics of the researchers.

Link between Zika and Microcephaly


Date: July 24th, 2016

Zika: the leading cause of mortality among babies

At the moment, the CDC is now coordinating with the researchers in Brazil for further studies about Zika virus. The scientists want to find out if the fast spreading of the virus is affecting the brain development of the fetuses or the unborn kids that leads to infant born with small heads and brain. In the current briefing with the CDC director, he said that in every passing day, the link between Zika virus and microcephaly is becoming stronger. At the moment, there is no further study first being conducted to know if there is a need to know the cause and effect and the link between the virus and the small brain and head cases. They will use a certain kind of study which they call the case control study.

Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children by using (Universal Autism Screening)


Date: July 23rd, 2016

Universal Autism Screening

There was a strong emotion bursting from the doctors handling child development, this is according to the influential task force that hands autism. They say that there is enough proof to show that there are really advantages that come along in screening young kids for autism and they outweigh the harmful effects. There is no enough proof however for the experts that suggests they go for or against the screening in kids for autism for those who are below 30 months old. There is no correct answer for this. The findings that were used to check the kids from ages eighteen months to thirty months who have not shown any symptoms of the disorder were posted in the JAMA.

Fluoride are Important among Young Kids


Date: July 22nd, 2016

Comparing the kids and the cities

There was a new research that compares the school kids in Alberta regarding the stopping of fluoride application in Calgary and the bad impact it gave on the dental health of the kids. This adds up to the debate over the fluoride application.  The study that was published just recently compared the dental health of the grade 2 kids in Edmonton and in Calgary. Calgary has just stopped the water fluoride application in 2011, but it is still in the drinking water in Edmonton. The researchers did the study and then they compare the data from the dental records of more than 5,000 grade 2 pupils in the 2 mentioned cities starting from the year 2004 to 2005 and from 2013 to 2014. They have checked on the rise in tooth decay on the surfaces of the teeth of the kids.