Treatment Guidelines for Apraxia of Speech: Lessons for Future Research.

Treatment Guidelines for Apraxia of Speech: Lessons for Future Research.

The Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) Writing Committee of Treatment Guidelines for Apraxia of Speech (AOS) prepared a technical report containing evidence-based guidelines for the management of AOS. The technical report, which was based on a comprehensive review of published treatment literature, revealed numerous limitations in that literature. This report utilizes information […]

Update on the Medical and Surgical Treatment of Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Without Cholesteatoma (Disease/Disorder Overview)

Update on the Medical and Surgical Treatment of Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Without Cholesteatoma (Disease/Disorder Overview)

A diagnosis of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) without cholesteatoma requires the presence of four conditions: * The otorrhea must emanate from the middle ear via a tympanic membrane perforation or a tympanostomy tube.

Medical NBC Battlebook: Radiological Hazards and the Nuclear Battlefield - Nuclear Power Plants, Weapon Accidents, Nuclear Detonations, Treatment of Radiation Injuries, Fallout, Radioisotopes

Medical NBC Battlebook: Radiological Hazards and the Nuclear Battlefield – Nuclear Power Plants, Weapon Accidents, Nuclear Detonations, Treatment of Radiation Injuries, Fallout, Radioisotopes

Professionally converted for accurate e-book format reproduction, this important and highly regarded Medical NBC Battlebook excerpt covering radiological hazards and the nuclear battlefield – nuclear power plants, weapon accidents, nuclear detonations, treatment of radiation injuries, fallout, radioisotopes, and much more. Increased risk from radiological hazards may exist in areas where ionizing radiation levels are elevated […]

Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease with Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease with Minimally Invasive Surgery.

In 1998, most cardiac surgical practices used cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and cardioplegic arrest as techniques to perform coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) (1). More than 25% of patients undergoing CABG have =1 complications (e.g., atrial fibrillation, bleeding, myocardial infarction, sternal infection, stroke, or renal failure). Although some of the morbidity of CABG is directly related […]