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Heroin body-packing and naloxone
Heroin body-packing and naloxone

Heroin body-packing and naloxone

22nd Mar 2019
by Immediate Care Training

A man was treated for an opiate overdose and gioven increasing doses of Naloxone, which didnt seem to work.......Then a CT scan revealed why! 82 bags of heroin packed into GI Tract!

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CPR even if it's futile...
CPR even if it's futile...

CPR even if it's futile...

18th Mar 2019
by Immediate Care Training

A critical review of the factors leading to cardiopulmonary resuscitation as the default position of hospitalized patients in the USA regardless of severity of illness Medics are occasionally...

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Verifying Head Impacts Recorded by a Wearable Sensor using Video Footage in Rugby League: a Preliminary Study
Verifying Head Impacts Recorded by a Wearable Sensor using Video Footage in Rugby League: a Preliminary Study

Verifying Head Impacts Recorded by a Wearable Sensor using Video Footage in Rugby League: a Preliminary Study

15th Mar 2019
by Immediate Care Training

Impact sensors can to help diagnose head injury and concussion in sport

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Why the world is becoming more allergic to food
Why the world is becoming more allergic to food

Why the world is becoming more allergic to food

8th Mar 2019
by Immediate Care Training

There is no single explanation for why the world is becoming more allergic to food, but science has some theories. One is that improved hygiene is to blame, as children are not getting as many...

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Effect of maternal smoking in pregnancy and childhood on child and adolescent sleep outcomes to 21 years: a birth cohort study
Effect of maternal smoking in pregnancy and childhood on child and adolescent sleep outcomes to 21 years: a birth cohort study

Effect of maternal smoking in pregnancy and childhood on child and adolescent sleep outcomes to 21 years: a birth cohort study

7th Mar 2019
by Immediate Care Training

Prenatal maternal smoking was independently associated with an increased risk of offspring adolescent parasomnias including walking and talking in sleep and nightmares, and an...

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How to reduce rural ambulance waits
How to reduce rural ambulance waits

How to reduce rural ambulance waits

7th Mar 2019
by Immediate Care Training

The NHS is promising to reduce the gap between how long it takes to get a 999 response to critically injured patients in rural and urban areas. A BBC News investigation into the highest-category...

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