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Treating all teeth (full mouth) within 24 hours for chronic gum disease (periodontitis) in adults | Cochrane

Long lasting (chronic) gum disease causes damage to the gums and soft tissue structures around teeth. This review seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of full-mouth treatments carried out within 24 hours compared to the more conventional treatment of partial mouth scaling and root planing (SRP) usually done over a number of weeks. The treatments being reviewed are full-mouth scaling (FMS) and full-mouth disinfection (FMD). A secondary aim was to establish if there was a difference in effectiveness between FMS and FMD. This review updates our previous review published in 2008.  
cochrane.org
about 6 years ago
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Gastrointestinal (GI) Motility

GI Motitility In the Mouth and Esophagus GI Motitility In the Stomach GI Motitility In the Small Intestine GI Motitility In the Large Intestine Regulation of GI Motility  
austincc.edu
about 6 years ago
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A 2 year old male presents with his mother with after mom saw him put something metallic in his mouth. He has no past medical problems and does not appear in any distress. His lung sounds are clear bilaterally, SpO2 99% on room air. You obtain a PA and lateral radiograph.  
sinaiem.org
almost 6 years ago
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Budesonide for treatment of people with active Crohn's disease. | Cochrane

What is Crohn's disease? Crohn's disease is a debilitating long-term (chronic) inflammatory bowel disease that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. Symptoms include abdominal pain, non-bloody diarrhea and weight loss. The most common initial treatment of the Crohn's disease is oral steroid therapy. Unfortunately, traditional steroids are usually absorbed into the body and cause significant unwanted side effects. These may include but are not limited to weight gain, diabetes, growth retardation, acne, mood instability, and high blood pressure. When people with Crohn's disease are experiencing symptoms of the disease it is said to be ‘active’; periods when the symptoms stop are called ‘remission’.  
cochrane.org
almost 6 years ago
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BrainPort V100 Turns Your Tongue Into an Eye |

If you can't see with your eyes, a device just approved by the FDA will now help you see with your tongue. The BrainPort V100 from Wicab, a Middleton, Wisc  
medgadget.com
almost 6 years ago
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Raigmore nil by mouth patient choked to death on food - BBC News

A patient considered not well enough to swallow solid food choked to death after he was mistakenly given lunch, a court is told.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 6 years ago
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Single dose oral diclofenac 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 are tested in people with pain, often following a painful condition such as the removal of wisdom teeth. This pain is usually treated with painkillers taken by mouth. We believe these results can be applied to other acute painful conditions.  
cochrane.org
almost 6 years ago
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Lidocaine for prevention of a sore throat following an operation under general anaesthetic | Cochrane

We reviewed the evidence of the effect of lidocaine for preventing a sore throat in people following an operation under general anaesthetic. (General anaesthetics are medicines used to send people asleep. They can be given via an intravenous line (IV) into the person's veins, via a mask, or via an endotracheal tube placed through the mouth past the larynx (voicebox) into the trachea. In this review the anaesthetic was given via an endotracheal tube.)  
cochrane.org
almost 6 years ago
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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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At Children's Medical Center, A Step Toward Treating Long Breaks In A Baby's Esophagus

Connecticut Children's Medical Center, beginning a journey to save the lives of babies born with long breaks in their esophagus, has become the country's first pediatric hospital to acquire a device that can grow the tissue to close the gap in the tube from the baby's mouth to the stomach.  
courant.com
almost 6 years ago
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A review of techniques for tubal sterilisation (blocking the fallopian tubes) | Cochrane

Tubal sterilisation prevents pregnancy by stopping the woman's unfertilised eggs from passing through the fallopian tubes to be fertilised by sperm. Techniques to close the tubes include cutting and tying them (partial salpingectomy), blocking them mechanically by using clips or rings, or by applying electric current (electrocoagulation) to damage and block them, and blocking them by using chemicals or tubal inserts (inserted via the mouth of the womb) that cause tubal scarring.  
cochrane.org
over 5 years ago
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Tongue Deviation Lesion - Cerebral Artery - GUWS Medical

I. THE OLFACTORY NERVE, the first cranial nerve CN I Figure 13-1 , mediates olfaction smell . It is the only sensory system that has no precortical relay in  
guwsmedical.info
over 5 years ago