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Pearls to Excellent Public Speaking in Medicine

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Urgent Product Recall – Important Safety Notice

Urgent Product Recall – Important Safety Notice
Taken from the Debenhams website:   It has come to our attention that the toggles on our boys J by Jasper Conran cable knit cardigans and jumpers have fallen below our rigorous quality standards and may become detached. This could cause a potential choking hazard. Debenhams is recalling these products as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of its customers. The products concerned are: 7335111: CABLE KNIT CARDIGAN (Age 2-3 Years) – £23.00 7335112: CABLE KNIT CARDIGAN (Age 3-4 Years) – £23.00 7335114: CABLE KNIT CARDIGAN (Age 4-5 Years) – £23.00 7335115: CABLE KNIT CARDIGAN (Age 5-6 Years) – £23.00 7335109: CABLE KNIT CARDIGAN (Age 12-18 Months) £20.00 7335108: CABLE KNIT CARDIGAN (Age 18-24 Months) £23.00 7335124: CABLE KNIT JUMPER (Age 2-3 Years) £21.00 7335125: CABLE KNIT JUMPER (Age 3-4 Years) £21.00 7335126: CABLE KNIT JUMPER (Age 4-5 Years) £21.00 7335127: CABLE KNIT JUMPER (Age 5-6 Years) £21.00 7335123:...
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FDA safety communication on HeartStart AED

FDA safety communication on HeartStart AED
FDA NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: Dec. 3, 2013 Media Inquiries: Jennifer Rodriguez, 301-796-8232,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA issues safety communication on HeartStart automated external defibrillators from Philips Healthcare Certain HeartStart automated external defibrillator (AED) devices made by Philips Medical Systems, a division of Philips Healthcare, may be unable to deliver needed defibrillator shock in a cardiac emergency situation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today in a new safety communication for users of these previously recalled devices.   The safety communication includes recommendations to better inspect and monitor the readiness of these devices, as well as steps to follow if someone must use a recalled device in an emergency situation.   “If the device indicates it has detected an error during a self-test the FDA advises users to keep recalled HeartStart AEDs in service until a replacement from Philips Healthcare or another AED manufacturer is obtained,” said Steve Silverman,...
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Irish College of Paramedics Scientific Day

Irish College of Paramedics Scientific Day
ICoP Poster Scientific Day
The Irish College of Paramedics will host a S cientific Day on Saturday 26 th  October in Dublin.  
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Airway obstruction from accidental ingestion of a live fish

Airway obstruction from accidental ingestion of a live fish
A recent report from the British Medical Journal details an incident of airway obstruction due to a ingestion of a live fish... We present a case of a fisherman who swallowed a live fish, which resulted in severe upper airway obstruction. The firm attachments of the fish's external fins and scales to the airway limit the removal when impacted. We outline our emergency airway management strategies and focus our discussion on the technique used to remove the impacted fish from the upper airway, which was paramount for the successful outcome of this case.
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