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Death verification

Poster to help with death verification  
Martin Wicks
over 12 years ago
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Crush Syndrome

<p>Earthquakes are horrible natural events causing loss of lives in the thousands.&nbsp;&nbsp; Following earthquakes, building collapses, and cave-ins, large number of victims will suffer from renal failure and death following crush syndrome.&nbsp; </p>  
Jeffrey S. Guy, MD, FACS
about 11 years ago
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Birth asphyxia and Hypoxic-Ischaemic Injury: Prognosis and Management

This presentation summarises mechanism of injury in HIE, and goes through current and future treatment potentials. It also communicates some of the potential medico-legal risks in this field of medicine.  
Charlotte Patterson
over 10 years ago
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Cell Injury and Death

Struggling with Pathology? Why not join Howard Reisner, co-author of the bestselling Rubin’s Pathology, and Essentials of Rubin's Pathology, about Cell Injury and death. In it, he covers a variety of essential topics. For more information, or to purchase your copy of one of Dr Reisner’s books, visit [www.lww.co.uk](http://lww.co.uk). Save 15% (and get free P&P) on this, and a whole host of other [LWW titles](http://lww.co.uk) when you use the code MEDUCATION when you check out!  
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
over 8 years ago
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Gillian Astbury death: Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust sentence delayed - BBC News

The case of a diabetic patient who died at Stafford Hospital has "wider implications" that mean a judge needs "time to reflect" before sentencing the NHS Trust, a court hears.  
BBC News
over 7 years ago
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Antrim hospital death: Family told of 'fatal error' in care - BBC News

A County Antrim family whose father died unexpectedly in a Northern Ireland hospital six years ago is told there was inadequate medical cover the night he died.  
BBC News
over 7 years ago
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Lung Cancer

When we talk about lung cancer, we are generally referring to tumour of the bronchus. 95% of lung cancers are carcinoma of the bronchus 2% are alveolar tumours 3% are benign or less invasive malignant tumours. Death normally occurs after 30 ‘cell doublings’ of malignant cells. In this document I will be referring to bronchial carcinoma unless otherwise stated    
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 7 years ago
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Booking, Screening & Antenatal Care

Much of the follow-up of pregnant women is carried out in the community, by midwifes at primary health care centres. The risk of death from pregnancy in the UK is roughly 1 in 20 000. Antenatal care is as much about educating women about pregnancy, childbirth and child care, as it is about providing for actual medical needs, particularly in the case of a first pregnancy. The exact measures will differ between NHS trusts, but below is a general outline of the type of care provided in pregnancy.    
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 7 years ago
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Grief

Important facts Risk of suicide is 2.5x greater in the first year of bereavement Particularly high risk at the anniversary of the death Death from physical illness is also increased in the first year after bereavement – particularly death from cardiovascular disease   Normal Grief reaction  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 7 years ago
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Glaucoma

Definition – gradual death of the optic nerve often associated with high intraocular pressure   High intraocular pressure is usually due to aqueous humour production and drainage imbalance   The Aqueous pathway  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 7 years ago
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Diabetes complication rates fall markedly in the US, says CDC study

Rates of five serious complications related to diabetes—myocardial infarction, stroke, end stage kidney failure, lower limb amputation, and death from hyperglycemia — have all decreased among adults with diabetes in the US over the past two decades, according to a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1  
bmj.com
over 7 years ago
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Drowning

Copyrighted Material, used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons Limited. For personal use only, must not be reproduced or shared with third parties. Anyone wishing to reproduce this content in whole or in part, in print or in electronic format, should contact digitalrightsuk@wiley.com  
bmj.com
over 7 years ago
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Diabetes complication rates fall markedly in the US, says CDC study

Rates of five serious complications related to diabetes—myocardial infarction, stroke, end stage kidney failure, lower limb amputation, and death from hyperglycemia — have all decreased among adults with diabetes in the US over the past two decades, according to a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1  
bmj.com
over 7 years ago
Www.bmj
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Drowning

Copyrighted Material, used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons Limited. For personal use only, must not be reproduced or shared with third parties. Anyone wishing to reproduce this content in whole or in part, in print or in electronic format, should contact digitalrightsuk@wiley.com  
bmj.com
over 7 years ago