Furosemide 40 mg tablets are used as a water pill. They are under the class of drugs called diuretics. Diuretics help in the elimination or secretion of unwanted body fluids that causes serious effects in the body. One of these serious unwanted body effects is Edema in which the furosemide 40 mg tablets are the best medication that intends to cure it. Edema is the swelling of some body parts caused by abnormal fluid formation between the interstitial spaces of some of our body tissues caused by some health conditions like high blood pressure, lung problems, heart problems, and liver problems. Furosemide 40 mg tablets works by discharging these fluids together with the urine by controlling some kidney functions. Typically, a doctor prescribes you with furosemide 40 mg tablets if you have too much water in the body. Read more…
There’s revolution in the air, and it's called Wi-Fi. Wireless-internet-equipped smartphones like iPhones, BlackBerrys and Palms are more than just new variations on your trusty pager or your cell: smartphones are changing the way some physicians practice.
"Times have changed in the PDA world,” says Dr Paul Arnold, a Toronto emergency physician who used to edit the Medical Palm Review. The difference now? On-the-go internet access via Wi-Fi or 3G networking.
"It definitely has changed the way we do medicine," says Vancouver family medicine resident Jessica Otte. "I can get the information I need right away."
How are these plugged-in doctors using their smartphones in clinical settings to save time and improve patient care? Parkhurst Exchange spoke to clinicians from across Canada and overseas to find the best applications.
1. Epocrates. Without equal among mobile pharmacopeias, and by consensus the most useful app around, Epocrates provides detailed prescribing information at your fingertips. Even though it doesn’t list some Canadian formulations and is missing a few OTC drugs, it puts a library’s-worth of reliable, constantly updated drug information right in your pocket. (www.epocrates.com; all platforms; basic version free, expanded version US$159/year)
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