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*  Coma
Cortex is responsible for a rapid nystagmus away from this deviated position and is often seen in patients who are conscious or ... The patient's head is then moved to the patient's left, to observe if the eyes stay or deviate toward the patient's right; same ... If the patient's eyes move in a direction opposite to the direction of the rotation of the head, then the patient is said to ... It involves general observation about the patient's positioning. There are often two stereotypical postures seen in comatose ...
*  Heel effect
Its effect on images is mostly avoided through consideration of patient positioning. For example, when imaging a foot which is ... Bontrager, Kenneth L.; Lampignano, John (2013). Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy. Elsevier Health ... thicker at the ankle end than the toes, the toes should be positioned towards the anode and the ankle towards the cathode. ...
*  Respiratory arrest
Before intubation, patients need correct patient positioning and ventilation with 100% oxygen. The purpose of ventilation with ... The first step to diagnosing patient is to clear and open the upper airway with correct head and neck positioning to determine ... If the patient does not breathe enough, then the volume-cycled ventilation will initiate a breath for the patient to bring up ... Another group of patients that should be on the watch list are asthmatics or patients with other chronic lung diseases. They ...
*  Truebeam
The system dynamically synchronizes imaging, patient positioning, motion management, and treatment delivery. It is a versatile ...
*  Panoramic radiograph
The patient positioning is very critical in regard to both sharpness and distortions. There are two kinds of film moving ... Broad coverage of facial bone and teeth Low patient radiation dose Convenience of examination for the patient (films need not ... The patient's skull sits between the X-ray generator and the film. The X-ray source is collimated toward the film, to give a ... The patient's actual radiation exposure time varies between 5.5 and 22 seconds for the machine's excursion around the skull. ...
*  Certified First Responder in France
... emergency casualty movement and patient positions for transportation E 4. - Casualty lifting E 5. - Casualty movement E 6. - ... Bleedings, wounds, burns E 7. - airway permeability (recovery position made by three CFR after motorcycle helmet removal and ...
*  Cardiac output
Recalibration is recommended after changes in patient position, therapy or condition.[citation needed] In PiCCO, transpulmonary ... Arterial pressure monitoring is limited in patients off-ventilation, in atrial fibrillation, in patients on vasopressors, and ... Recent studies in patients with critical illnesses, sepsis, acute respiratory failure and heart failure suggest that use of the ... UD is a non-invasive procedure, requiring only a connection to the AV loop and two lines from a patient. UD has been ...
*  Sims' position
It is also called lateral recumbent position. The position is described as follows: Patient lies on their left side. Patient's ... "Patient positioning : Sim's position". MoonDragon. Retrieved 27 August 2012. "Sim's position : Definition". The Free Medical ... Patient's right lower extremity is flexed at the hip, and the leg is flexed at the knee. The bent knee, resting against bed ... It is performed by having a patient lie on their left side, left hip and lower extremity straight, and right hip and knee bent ...
*  Image-guided radiation therapy
The patient is localized in the treatment room in the same position as planned from the reference imaging dataset. An example ... These tools can also be used for intra-fraction monitoring of patient position by placing an optically tracked tool on a region ... One such factor is uncertainty in patient position on the treatment unit. IGRT is a component of the radiation therapy process ... The purpose of the ink marks was to align and position the patient daily for treatment to improve reproducibility of field ...
*  ShuntCheck
Brendel, A., et al., Cerebrospinal shunt flow in adults: radionuclide quantitation with emphasis on patient position. Radiology ... This data can also be used to evaluate flow and siphon control devices to determine if they are meeting the patient's needs. A ... While the settings for these valves in each patient must currently be determined empirically over a number of weeks, Shuntcheck ... Establishing baseline flow may increase the value of flow information in symptomatic patients. A tool to streamline the process ...
*  Hybrid operating room
For positioning patients on non breakable tabletops, positioning aids are available, i.e. inflatable cushions. Truly floating ... The advantage of intra-procedural imaging is that the patient and the diaphragm are in exactly the same position during 2D/3D ... The position of the table in the room also impacts surgical workflow. A diagonal position in the OR may be considered in order ... The image quality, the possibility of imaging the patient in the surgical position and the guidance of the instruments ...
*  Cone beam computed tomography
For interventional radiology, the patient is positioned offset to the table so that the region of interest is centered in the ... Integrated CBCT is also an important tool for patient positioning and verification in image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT). ... The CBCT scanner is mounted on a C-arm in the IR suite, which offers real time imaging with a stationary patient. This ... It is up to the patient to keep a record of their lifetime radiation exposure and weigh the risks versus benefits. The risks ...
*  Radiation therapist
The therapist takes imaging studies of the targeted treatment area and reproduces the patient positioning and plan parameters ... This is accomplished through patient re-positioning, dose calculations or other specialized methods to compensate for the ... They manage the patient pathway through the many radiotherapy processes, as outlined below, providing care and support for ... After the radiation oncologist has consulted with the patient and a decision has been reached that the application of radiation ...
*  Radiation therapy
Patient positioning is crucial at this stage as the patient will have to be set-up in the identical position during treatment. ... Many patient positioning devices have been developed for this purpose, including masks and cushions which can be molded to the ... including whether the patient is receiving chemotherapy, patient comorbidities, whether radiation therapy is being administered ... Patients receiving palliative radiation to treat uncomplicated painful bone metastasis should not receive more than a single ...
*  Rotational angiography
The patient positioning on the CT scanner table differs from the positioning on an interventional table during hybrid surgery. ... only contributing to patient dose and not forming part of the image. "Hard" photons, by contrast, pass through the patient and ... The fixed C-Arm thereby rotates around the patient and acquires a series of x-ray images that are then reconstructed through ... Therefore it is very important to monitor radiation dose applied in a hybrid OR both for the patient and the medical staff. ...
*  Baricity
... allow the anesthesia provider to preferentially control the spread of the block by choice of mixture and patient positioning. ...
*  Radiosurgery
It also does not use a frame to hold the patient, as a computer monitors the patient's position during treatment, using ... The device aims gamma radiation through a target point in the patient's brain. The patient wears a specialized helmet that is ... accurate correlation of a virtual target seen in the patient's diagnostic images with the actual target position in the patient ... Patients can be treated within one to five days as outpatients. By comparison, the average hospital stay for a craniotomy ( ...
*  Carper's fundamental ways of knowing
... including imagining one's self in the patient's position. Ethical Attitudes and knowledge derived from an ethical framework, ... Aesthetic Awareness of the immediate situation, seated in immediate practical action; including awareness of the patient and ...
*  Surgical segment navigator
The advantage of the new method is that the registration of the patient's position becomes a simple automated procedure; on the ... In this case, the patient registration is obtained on the operating table, using a surface scanner. The SSN++ corelates the ... other hand, the radiation load for the patient is reduced, compared to the method using markers. Marmulla R, Niederdellmann H: ...
*  Cardiac myxoma
These sounds may change when the patient changes position. Right atrial myxomas rarely produce symptoms until they have grown ... Difficulty breathing in the upright position with relief in the supine position Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea - Breathing ... Some patients will also need their mitral valve replaced. This can be done during the same surgery. Myxomas may come back if ... Symptoms may occur at any time, but most often they accompany a change of body position. Pedunculated myxomas can have a " ...
*  Adams-Stokes syndrome
As with any syncopal episode that results from a cardiac dysrhythmia, the fainting does not depend on the patient's position. ... Prior to an attack, a patient may be pale with hypoperfusion. Normal periods of unconsciousness last approximately thirty ... Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia or atrial fibrillation is the underlying cause in up to 5% of patients [4]. The ... the patient becomes flushed as the heart rapidly pumps the oxygenated blood from the pulmonary beds into the systemic ...
*  Pudendal nerve entrapment
If the perineal pain is positional (changes with the patient's position, for example sitting or standing), this suggests a ... although control patients were not followed up for comparison. If surgery does bring relief of symptoms, patients will mostly ... In patients with unilateral pudendal entrapment in the Alcock's canal, it is typical to see asymmetric swelling and ... In contrast, patients may report temporary relief with a diagnostic pudendal nerve block (see Injections), typically ...
*  Airway management
It is easiest when the patient is positioned supine. The practitioner places their index and middle fingers behind the angle of ... This position entails having the person lie in a stable position on their side with the head in a dependent position so fluids ... Patients generally tolerate NPAs very well. NPAs are preferred over OPAs when the patient's jaw is clenched or if the patient ... That is, patients requiring an advanced airway may have had a poorer prognosis in relation to those requiring basic ...
*  Delusional disorder
The latter requires empathy with the patient's defensive position. Delusional disorders are uncommon in psychiatric practice, ... Most patients are treated as out-patients, although hospitalization may be required in some cases if there is a risk of harm to ... The patient may believe that he/she has been drugged, spied upon, harassed and so on and may seek "justice" by making police ... The patient may follow the partner, check text messages, emails, phone calls etc. in an attempt to find "evidence" of the ...
*  Air medical services
Other responsibilities include planning and preparing for aeromedical evacuation missions and preparing a patient positioning ... Crew and patient safety is the single most important factor to be considered when deciding whether to transport a patient by ... "Positions Vacant - Staff Specialists". Royal Flying Doctor Service. Retrieved 2 February 2014. "Positions Available". ... these aircraft are normally configured to only transport one patient but some can be configured to transport two patients if so ...