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  1. Rotarians hand over life-saving equipment to Lake District mountain rescue teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The machines will be used by the Kendal, Wasdale and Penrith Mountain Rescue Teams. The AutoPulse equipment gives automated cardio-pulmonary resuscitation to patients, which means the procedure can be continued while the person is being stretchered or winched into a helicopter while it would be impossible to carry out manually.

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  2. Hamelryck, Craig a.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Lakeland Ledger

    CRAIG A. HAMELRYCK, 43 LAKELAND - Craig A. Hamelryck, 43, passed away 12/18/2014, of cardio pulmonary arrest in the hospital surrounded by loved ones. Trusted friend, golfer, loyal Miami Dolphins fan and animal lover.

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  3. Advanced low back pain care coming to Wellington County family health teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Wellington Advertiser

    The Mount Forest Family Health Team, Minto-Mapleton Family Health Team and East Wellington Family Health Team learned on Nov. 26 that they were one of seven recipients out of more than 100 applicants to receive funding to be part of the Primary Care Low Back Pain pilot program offered by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. Suzanne Trivers, executive director for the Mount Forest Family Health team, is the project lead, charged with ensuring the program is rolled out broadly and seamlessly across rural Wellington County.

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  4. After lung transplantation, CF patients require close monitoring for resistance to ganciclovirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News Today

    ... cases of ganciclovir resistance may not have been detected. Dr. Gagermeier is medical director of pulmonary medicine and an associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of ...

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  5. Canadian doctors preparing for 'all eventualities' in case top...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | National Post

    The nation's largest doctors' group is quietly preparing for possible changes in federal laws governing physician-assisted death, as support among its own members for medical aid in dying grows. The patient was gravely ill, but a lengthy note by nurses at a Halifax hospital focused on the person's next of kin.

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  6. Young grandson's bravery rewardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    Seventy-five-year-old William Leef died on November 8 after suffering a suspected heart attack while driving with his grandson. The father of seven had pulled into Z Te Irirangi Dr service station in Flat Bush, South Auckland, then collapsed.

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  7. When death is near, plain talk by doctors can lessen patients' confusion, painRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | National Post

    The patient was gravely ill, but a lengthy note by nurses at a Halifax hospital focused on the person's next of kin. The relative, they complained, was making trouble, demanding aggressive treatment that seemed inappropriate - a source of frequent tension in Canadian health care.

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  8. Shetland's fishing fleet to get defibrillatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. During a discussion with a locum doctor working in Whalsay, Mr Tulloch learned about the charity Lucky2BHere, which was set up by Ross Cowie from Portree in 2007 after he survived a cardiac arrest at his local shinty club.

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  9. Firstaidcertification.ca Offering Comprehensive Suite of Red Cross...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PR.com

    The company's courses are designed to provide child care workers with a comprehensive understanding on the optimal techniques for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation . Each course is taught by a specialist with hands-on first aid experience using innovative training tools and clear, concise communication.

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  10. Resistance to Antiviral Drug May be More Likely in Cystic Fibrosis PatientsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Infection Control Today

    ... therefore cases of ganciclovir resistance may not have been detected. Gagermeier is medical director of pulmonary medicine and an associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School ...

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  11. After Lung Transplantation, Resistance to Anti-Viral Drug May be...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newswise

    ... cases of ganciclovir resistance may not have been detected. Dr. Gagermeier is medical director of pulmonary medicine and an associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of ...

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  12. Walk outs dark pollution secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Telegraph

    ... Court lawyer and amicus curiae (friend of the court) in environmental cases; Randeep Guleria, head of pulmonary medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; architect Ashok Lall and three patients with history of asthma also ...

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  13. Critical care researcher, Dr. Arthur Slutsky, named CIHR Health Researcher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | EurekAlert!

    Dr. Arthur S. Slutsky, vice-president of Research at St. Michael's Hospital, was named Canada's 2014 Health Researcher of the Year by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for his outstanding efforts to improve critical care practices and advance pulmonary medicine. Combining his expertise in engineering and medicine, Dr. Slutsky has saved lives by improving approaches to pulmonary and critical care.

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  14. Doctors need patient or family consent before stopping end-of-life...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | National Post

    Doctors must obtain the consent of patients or their families before deciding to turn off or withhold life-preserving treatments, Canada's largest medical regulator says in a draft new policy that largely reshapes how end-of-life care is decided. The blueprint, to be released officially Thursday, contrasts with the existing advice offered by Ontario's College of Physicians & Surgeons - that doctors should avoid treatments they believe will be of no benefit or harmful to a gravely ill patient.

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  15. Pulmonary nocardiosis caused by Nocardia cyriacigeorgica in patients...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | BioMed Central

    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan Center for Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan BackgroundPulmonary nocardiosis frequently occurs in immunocompromised hosts and in some immunocompetent hosts with chronic lung disease; however, few reports have described pulmonary nocardiosis with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung infection.

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  16. Jean Boulle Group Announces Successful First Human Implants of the...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Applied Clinical Trials

    Boulle Medtech Ltd., a Jean Boulle Group private company focusing on medical technology, and founding investor of Tendyne Holdings, Inc. , is pleased to announce that Tendyne's Transcatheter Mitral Valve device has been successfully implanted in three patients. The procedures are the first in a series to be performed at various hospitals worldwide.

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  17. .com | Fisherman dies of heart attack at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | News24

    A man died of an apparent heart attack while fishing near St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape on Monday, the National Sea Rescue Institute said. The 36-year-old suffered "breathing difficulties" around 06:00 while onboard a fishing boat, said St Francis Bay NSRI station commander Paul Hurley.

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  18. Breathers group to meet ThursdayRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home's Cardio-Pulmonary Services announced the Better Breathers Club will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at HealthLink Littauer, 213 Harrison St. Ext. This month's topic will be "Genetics & COPD" presented by Scott Thornton, a representative of Griffols Inc., a news release said.

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  19. Commit To Be Fit: Fighting Infant MortalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WBNS

    This week, the American Heart Association led a team effort to teach young mothers, and mother-to-be, some critical skills that could save a baby's life. Every mother wants a healthy baby.

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  20. MedStar Harbor Hospital Names New Leadership, Welcomes Stuart M....Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Freshnews

    MedStar Harbor Hospital welcomes Stuart M. Levine, MD, FACP, as vice president of Medical Affairs, effective December 1. Bringing operational and medical leadership experience from within the MedStar Health system, Dr. Levine will provide clinical oversight and medical direction to the hospital's more than 400 physicians, representing over 30 medical and surgical specialties. In his new role as vice president of Medical Affairs at MedStar Harbor, Dr. Levine will be responsible for process improvement, programmatic growth and improved patient and physician satisfaction.

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