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Single dose oral ibuprofen plus caffeine for acute postoperative pain in adults | Cochrane

Acute pain is often felt soon after injury. Most people who have surgery have moderate or severe pain afterwards. Painkillers (analgesics) are tested in people with pain, often following the removal of wisdom teeth. This pain is usually treated with painkillers taken by mouth. Results can be applied to other forms of acute pain.  
cochrane.org
almost 6 years ago
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"Dry drowning" the summer medical oxymoron

Undoubtedly you will see a child with a “near drowning” if you work in the ED during the summer. Most children are fine, even those that received some back blows, mouth to mouth or some semblance of bystander rescue maneuvers. Asymptomatic children (no respiratory symptoms) can be safely discharged home. Those that are having difficulty breathing or other symptoms should receive appropriate respiratory support and be followed closely clinically and with chest x-rays when the situation changes. All symptomatic children should be admitted to the hospital.  
pemcincinnati.com
almost 6 years ago
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Suction Assisted Supraglottic Airway Insertion by Dr Jim DuCanto

Brief note to accompany this post: Supraglottic airway insertion can prove problematic in some cases due to limited mouth opening or large tongue relative to oral and pharyngeal cavity. In both cases, the path from lips to hypopharynx is restricted with regard to insertion of a SGA, potentially requiring the care giver to insert their…  
prehospitalmed.com
almost 6 years ago
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Oral fumaric acid esters for the treatment of psoriasis | Cochrane

Psoriasis is a long-term inflammatory skin condition that can markedly reduce the quality of life of affected individuals. Treatments taken by mouth (oral treatments), such as methotrexate, ciclosporin, and acitretin, are commonly prescribed to people with moderate to severe psoriasis. Oral fumaric acid esters (FAE) are licensed for the treatment of psoriasis in Germany but remain unlicensed in most other countries. This means that there are different treatment options offered to people in different countries.  
cochrane.org
almost 6 years ago
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Optimise your jaw thrust!

Optimize your jaw thrust. Not at angle of jaw, but rotate TMJ. #PSOOR #FOAMed #FOAMped pic.twitter.com/lbJyc65RUz— Tim Horeczko (@EMtogether) September 19, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Jaw thrust at angle of jaw=mouth closed. Jaw thrust with rotation at TMJ=mouth open. #PSOOR #FOAMed #FOAMped pic.twitter.com/fjgkXPKO42— Tim Horeczko (@EMtogether) September 19, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js  
prehospitalmed.com
over 5 years ago
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Oral tapentadol for cancer pain | Cochrane

Tapentadol taken by mouth produced good pain relief for people with moderate to severe cancer pain, similar to morphine or oxycodone.  
cochrane.org
over 5 years ago
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Plasma Cell-Rich Inflammatory Conditions of the Oral Mucosa

This study explored the hypothesis that plasma cell-rich oral inflammatory conditions may be associated with or represent an oral manifestation of immunoglobulin G4-related disease.  
medscape.com
over 5 years ago