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In children with impending cardiac arrest, start CPR for bradycardia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hospitalized children with impending cardiac arrest have better survival when cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is started during bradycardia rather than after the onset of asystole or pulseless electrical activity, according to a report in the December issue of Pediatrics. ...

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Initial antimicrobial therapy for septic shock is key to survival

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The initial empiric antimicrobial therapy used to treat septic shock may be the most important determinant of whether a patient will survive to hospital discharge. Inappropriate therapy can reduce the chances of survival by fivefold or more, according to an article in the...

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Laser therapy effective for acute and chronic neck pain

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) provides rapid relief of acute neck pain as well as sustained improvements in chronic neck pain, a meta-analysis has shown. Exactly how it works, though, is still a bit of a mystery. Medications have only limited efficacy in treating neck...