Day: May 6, 2020


ABM Publishes Protocols to Facilitate Best Practices in Breastfeeding Medicine

These protocols serve only as guidelines for the care of breastfeeding mothers and infants and do not delineate an exclusive course of treatment or serve as standards of medical care. Variations in treatment may be appropriate according to the needs of an individual patient.

If you would like to use an ABM protocol, please fill out our request form.

Translated protocols that appear here have undergone a rigorous two-way translation to provide complete accuracy. Please be aware that translations that appear elsewhere, such as on other websites, are not ‘official’ ABM translations and ABM cannot assure their accuracy.

For information on how ABM Protocols are created click below:

Instructions for Authors

For corrections to Protocols 3, 7 & 8, click:

Corrections to Published ABM Clinical Protocols

1. HYPOGLYCEMIA view online

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Thriving Blog – Boston Children’s Hospital’s pediatric health blog

Our patient stories are getting a new home. To keep up with all the latest and greatest from Boston Children’s Hospital, you can now visit our new all-Boston-Children’s hub, Discoveries.

The new site will also keep you up to date on clinical updates, research and innovation news, our favorite photos and videos, and happenings within our community.

We hope you’ll bookmark Discoveries and visit often. In the meantime, the Thriving blog will remain online as an archive for stories published from early May 2019 and earlier.

Visit Discoveries.

rebecca at a baseball game the year before she had a stroke

Last July,
Rebecca Gold’s parents, Karen and Adam, had just dropped her off at sleepaway
camp in Pennsylvania. They hadn’t
even completed the drive back to Connecticut when they received a frightening
call: Their 12-year-old daughter had collapsed to the floor, vomiting and
unable to move her limbs. She was now at a nearby

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10 things Kate Hudson’s personal trainer wants you to know about fitness

How do Hollywood starts stay looking SO good? We spoke to Kate Hudson’s personal trainer to find out her celebrity trainer secrets

Hitting the headlines daily simply for stepping outside the house, it’s safe to say that Kate Hudson is a Hollywood treasure we can’t take our eyes off. Not only can she be found strutting down red carpet runways but the Golden Globe actress is most recently causing a stir for her sudden entry into the world of athleisure.

The star – who is the daughter of vintage superstar Goldie Hawn – co-founded activewear brand Fabletics in 2013 and since then has watched the company grow phenomenally, especially over the past year. Inspired by a love of health and fitness (and a dream to escape the demanding long hours of the movie industry) the mother of two both models the clothes and has a say in the entire creative

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Best fitness trackers for monitoring heart rate

Pump up the cardio and strength training. We’re here to help you choose the right fitness tracker for observing your heart rate and improving your exercise routine.

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Wellness is a buzzy word lately. Over the past few years, we’ve seen a surge in all things health, wellness, and spirituality. Juice bars are popping up, boutique studios are becoming more accessible, and are chilling us out. Self-care is becoming more of the norm too, but amidst all this hype, it can be challenging to find the right routine that promotes good exercise, sleep, vitals, and mindset. 

Fortunately, there is a potential solution to the wellness madness. If you’re determined to make your #healthgoals happen, can

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The Fitness Workouts

muscle constructing, After twenty plus years of celebrity health education in Beverly Hills, California, I would like to percentage with you my top six, only, weight lifting hints. If you comply with those hints, you’ll recognize you have…

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Wіdе Shоuldеr
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Thе Kеtо dіеt іѕ a vеrу successful wеіght-lоѕѕ рrоgrаm. It utіlіzеѕ hіgh fаt and low саrbоhуdrаtе ingredients іn order to burn fat іnѕtеаd оf glucose. Many реорlе are fаmіlіаr wіth thе Atkіnѕ

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CU Medicine

Welcome to CU Medicine

To our community – our patients, our employees and our families…

Despite the recent events and subsequent impact surrounding the COVID-19 virus, CU Medicine is fully operational and doing its best to continue all our services to our patients while adhering to the Colorado state wide stay at home orders and social distancing.

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 University of Colorado Medicine (or “CU Medicine”) is dedicated to providing business operations and administrative support to nearly 3,000 University of Colorado School of Medicine clinical healthcare providers. Adjacent to the CU Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, one of the largest and most advanced academic medical campuses in the country, CU Medicine offers a variety of administrative and healthcare support career opportunities and serves as a resource for patients and physicians.

US News RankingsU.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Colorado Hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado and National Jewish Health among

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Dentist on Air – Dental Industry News

Do you have many patients with peri-implant mucositis? Do you know what is more important when treating these patients? Here are five tips:

1st Advice: Pay Special Attention To Risk Groups

Peri-implant mucositis is very frequent. Systematic work together shows that more than 63% of patients with implants consulted suffer from it. Smokers suffer especially. In the case of patients with total prostheses supported by implants, more plaque is usually found in the support elements than in patients with partial prostheses. Therefore, pay special attention to these patients at risk.

2nd Tip: Avoid Going Further

If peri-implant mucositis occurs, the situation may get even worse, and there is a risk of periimplantitis. To avoid this, it is necessary to reduce mucositis, since subsequent damage can be very serious. A measure of known efficacy is the mechanical removal of bacterial deposits. The additional use of selected preparations for the control of

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a subreddit for medical professionals

I know this is different from other places but here paramedicine is a 4 year degree. There’s difference though that we can diagnose, have a wider scope of practice, and generally can do a lot more. I’m a 3rd year paramedicine student on clinicals – this was my preceptor had me lead.

Yesterday we were called out to a female patient who was close to unconscious on the floor. She only made incomprhensible sounds, no eye opening, could not follow commands, but did localize pain in some instances. Family reported she’d been complaining of intermittent headache for a month and had flu like symptoms. Medical history of brugadas syndrome also connective tissue disorders, she had an ICD + pacemaker.

Since she was on the floor, was in the position she was in, and hypotensive I was thinking trauma but I couldn’t find any sign of trauma. We applied a collar

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The history of medicine can be traced back as far as Neolithic man, but our understanding of medicine began with the Sumerians. Our knowledge of anatomy began with the Greeks, but truly took hold during the Middle Ages. Modern medicine can be traced back to discoveries made in the 17th century. That’s when William Harvey demonstrated the circulation of blood in the body, quinine was used to treat Read more

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Medications Information – Index of drug monographs produced by pharmacists and medical doctors

ACE (angiotensin
converting enzyme) inhibitors
converting enzyme inhibitors are used to treat high blood pressure. They
cause the blood vessels to relax and become larger and, as a result, blood
pressure is lowered. When blood pressure is reduced, the heart has an easier
time pumping blood. This is especially beneficial when the heart is
failing. ACE inhibitors also cause the process of hypertensive- and
diabetes-related kidney diseases to slow down and prevent early deaths
associated with high blood pressure. ACE inhibitors cannot be taken during
pregnancy since they may cause birth defects. Generic ACE inhibitors are

acetaminophen (brand name:
-A pain reliever and
fever reducer. The exact mechanism of action of acetaminophen is not
known. Acetaminophen relieves pain by elevating the pain threshold (that
is, by requiring a greater amount of pain to develop before

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