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New CT Scanner lowers radiation, raises comfort for patients

New CT Scanner lowers radiation, raises comfort for patients "When I do a cat scan of your chest I always tell them to think of a loaf of bread: each piece of bread makes that chest picture. So when we say slice, we're saying that one little section and we can pull out the middle […]

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Park City clinics differ in offerings and payments

Park City clinics differ in offerings and payments This is because they do not have CAT scan or MRI capabilities. "We treat minor sports injuries, acute illnesses and anything else that is not life-threatening, and we offer x-rays and some in-house lab testing," she said. "People who have a history of … Full News here […]

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Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian in hospital

Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian in hospital Danny Tarkanian said doctors ran a CT scan to test for a stroke. The elder Tarkanian has fluid in his lungs and his heart isn't working at full strength, his son said. “Maybe it's a variety (of problems) causing the weakness,” Danny Tarkanian said … Full News here […]

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I Was Duped Into Confessing: Mom Accused of Killing Baby

I Was Duped Into Confessing: Mom Accused of Killing Baby A CT scan had revealed a large skull fracture and, a day after the death, an autopsy confirmed the child died by blunt force trauma to the head. Authorities interviewed Stanford, who then used the name Wendi Harbin, her then husband and the young boy's … […]

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Kaiser Blamed for Deadly Psychotic Episode

Kaiser Blamed for Deadly Psychotic Episode A non-party doctor "indicated a CT scan might be appropriate. No CT scan was ever performed," according to the complaint. A few days later, another non-party doctor "indicated that since starting Haldol Mr. Blatt seemed less agitated and remained clothed. Full News here – Read more on Courthouse News […]

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Enumclaw Rainier favorite is on the road to recovery | Wally's World

Enumclaw Rainier favorite is on the road to recovery | Wally's World She was rushed to the local hospital, where they ran a CAT scan and immediately ambulanced her to St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma. Alas, Karen was suffering from a massive brain tumor. One of the largest her doctors had ever seen. Initially, […]

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Stafford pensioner's suicide while worried about health

Stafford pensioner's suicide while worried about health A FORMER plumber from Stafford was worried about his health when he hanged himself, an inquest heard. The hearing was told the 72-year-old had had an X-ray in January which had revealed a shadow. An appointment for a CT scan was arranged for four … Full News here – […]

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Results of a CT scan on Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz has

Results of a CT scan on Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz has … Results of a CT scan on Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz has come back clean. Cruz took a pitch off his helmet in Thursday's game against Tampa Bay. The pitch was a slow breaking ball and he scan was considered […]

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Edward Volpintesta: Advanced practice nurses can help prevent burnout among

Edward Volpintesta: Advanced practice nurses can help prevent burnout among … And a quick CAT scan and a battery of blood tests are often used as a substitute for listening and talking with patients. Isolated in their ivory towers, medical educators have failed to understand the radical changes that primary care has undergone … Full […]

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Ask the doc

Ask the doc Depending on your responses, you may need to have imaging such as X-rays or a CT scan to further evaluate your pain. If you come back with a clean bill of health and are still having pain, your doctor can make further recommendations such as physical … Full News here – Read more […]

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Device can detect, treat early-stage lung cancer

Device can detect, treat early-stage lung cancer A computer simulates where the tip is relative to a CT scan-generated map and guides the forceps out to the nodule. “It allows me to get to more peripheral lesions with more accuracy and therefore be able to detect cancers at a smaller stage, before … Full News […]

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Dr. Keith Roach: Postconcussive syndrome needs recovery time

Dr. Keith Roach: Postconcussive syndrome needs recovery time I had a CT scan on my head at the time of the accident and one 10 days after. I went to a concussion clinic several times following the accident and saw a neurology psychologist. Initially, my brain was not functioning properly, but its functioning has … […]

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Electric hat zaps brain with mild electrical currents to make people smarter

Electric hat zaps brain with mild electrical currents to make people smarter A CAT scan of the human head is pictured. The effect was not noticeable to the subjects because their error rates only varied about four percent either way and their behaviour adjusted by a matter of only 20 milliseconds, but they were plain […]

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Many headache sufferers get unneeded scans

Many headache sufferers get unneeded scans They found 12 percent of all visits ended with an MRI or CT scan, which come to a total cost of about $ 1 billion a year. The number of people getting scans has risen since several national groups, including neurology and radiology groups, issued … Full News here […]

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Battered ex-Army chief's daughter: Cops pursue assailant

Battered ex-Army chief's daughter: Cops pursue assailant “We are actively investigating this matter and I will issue an update today,” Mr Hamoonga said in an interview yesterday. Meanwhile Niza is today expected to undergo a CT-Scan to determine the extent of head injury sustained when she was assaulted. Full News here – Read more on […]

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