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Thousands of heart attack victims had symptoms missed by doctors
 

Thousands of heart attack victims had symptoms missed by doctors

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One in six fatal heart attacks in England are suffered by people who have been examined in hospital less than a month before they died, but no heart attack symptoms were recorded.
 
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2 Mar 2017 - General
 
Jeremy Goh To answer the question of Dr Sahay, I agree that giving an advise regarding the most desirable position is an important aspect of care when handling patients suffering from muscular strain or subcutaneous contusions from a fall. For patients with stable fractures of the rib care that does not necessitate confinement or surgery with a significant risk factor for cardiovascular events, patients should be...
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I'll like to link this question to another answer that was just posted to Dr Sahay's Question on Patients in OPD with no serious injuries:

http://community.mims.com/general/15049/patient-positioning-nursing-cheat-sheet-for-nclex-nurseslabs

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Community Q&A (MIMS Community is here to answer your questions):
The answer / link above was posted due to a question we've received from Dr Sahay: (Slightly rephrased due to clarity)

Patients ...
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Community Q&A (MIMS Community is here to answer your questions):
The answer / link above was posted due to a question we've received from Dr Sahay: (Slightly rephrased due to clarity)

Patients with injuries due to fall may be sent to OPD if no serious fracture or extensive ligament tear are noticed.
The treatment follows recommended guidelines. However, after the Doctor had advised bed-rest, the patient should be informed about desirable positions viz. prone or supine. M...
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