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Researchers tackle deadly blood infections

(instrumental music) – [Narrator] Blood stream infections, or sepsis, can be difficult to diagnosis and treat. And antibiotics appear to be becoming less reliable in managing some of them. The University of Michigan Health System is utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to learn better ways to diagnose and treat sepsis. Blood stream infections are infections that […]

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Emergency Medicine – Trauma: By Kaushal Shah M.D.

Emergency Medicine – Trauma: By Kaushal Shah M.D.

Trauma comes in two basic varieties: blunt trauma and penetrating trauma. Nonetheless, major trauma patients should always be approached the same way: primary survey followed by a secondary survey. Don’t let the blood and gore distract you. The primary survey entails a systematic assessment using ABCDE in order to identify the true life-threatening injuries and […]

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Tips for Taking Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

Tips for Taking Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

[NARRATOR] Meet America’s adults over 65. Seventy percent of them have high blood pressure… and nearly fifty percent of those don’t have it under control. Even with Medicare Part D coverage, about 5 million adults aren’t taking their blood pressure medicines as directed. So why does that matter? Because high blood pressure is one of […]

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