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2014-09-23 08:29:44

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Level IV Trauma Center Accreditation status has been granted to an additional hospital in Pennsylvania for the period from November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2015. Grove City Medical Center - Grove City, PA This brings the total number of trauma centers in Pennsylvania to 33 and enhances care of injured patients in Pennsylvania's rural regions. The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) is a non-profit...

2014-09-22 23:02:20

Accomplished healthcare professional to help advise on advanced development and launching of the Company’s first commercial products Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 North Carolina-based life sciences company, Entegrion, Inc., announces the appointment of W. Brian Gibler, M.D., Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, to the Company’s Board of Directors. A graduate of Brown University and Vanderbilt University Medical School, Dr. Gibler received...

2014-09-22 12:31:22

U-M research shows almost three-quarters of parents aware of physician-rating Web sites, about a quarter have used them to select children's docs ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost three-quarters (74%) of parents are aware of online rating sites for physicians, and more than one-quarter (28%) have used those online ratings to choose a healthcare provider for their children, according to U-M research published today in Pediatrics. Using the University...

2014-09-18 23:13:03

Douglas J. Harrison, DO to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Douglas J. Harrison, DO as the Medical Director of its new Missouri City-Lakes facility. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Harrison to his new role as facility medical director of our new Missouri City-Lakes facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of...

2014-09-17 23:16:00

Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Thornton-136th facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Lann as the facility medical director of our new Thornton facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-09-17 16:27:31

Abilene, TX Board Certified physician specializing in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dr. Roberta Kalafut, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2014. ABILENE, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Abilene's Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist Dr. Roberta Kalafut for inclusion in its highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors this year....

2014-09-17 16:27:11

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crawford Healthcare, the UK-based advanced wound and skin care company, announces the acquisition of Touchless Care Concepts in the US, which includes its patented range of spray skin protection products. The Touchless Care Concepts (TCC) products use a patented spray mechanism that delivers microfine zinc oxide, miconazole nitrate, and bacitracin to the skin in a controlled manner. This allows for a fast, touchless application to help...

2014-09-16 23:08:54

Strategic combination provides unparalleled strength and reach in the wound services industry Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RestorixHealth, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound care centers, has finalized a merger agreement with Paradigm Medical Management. The combined companies, operating under the RestorixHealth name, will create one of the largest networks of wound care service providers in the country. Chronic wounds are a significant health problem...

2014-09-16 08:31:51

The time and cost savings, comfort, convenience, and cosmetic results enabled by this rapid subcuticular stapling modality has refined the total customer experience LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the mechanical wound closure market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Incisive Surgical with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Incisive Surgical's uniquely-designed, innovative INSORB® Absorbable Subcuticular Stapler is a...

2014-09-16 08:29:18

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) recognizes the generous support of its 2014 corporate sponsors and announces open enrollment for the 2015 AAWC Corporate Sponsorship Program. This year's AAWC Corporate Sponsors include: 3M Skin and Wound Care, KCI Medical, Molnlycke Health Care US LLC, Organogenesis, Smith & Nephew, and Smith & Nephew Biotherapeutics. Corporate support is paramount to sustaining...


Latest Emergency medicine Reference Libraries

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

William Fisher
2012-09-05 10:27:46

William Fisher is American physician and a former NASA Astronaut. He was born William Frederick Fisher on April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from North Syracuse Central High School in North Syracuse, New York in 1964. He continued on to attend Standford University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences in 1968. The following two years, Fisher worked on graduate studies in Microbiology and received a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Florida in 1975....

Annals of Emergency Medicine
2012-05-04 11:29:56

The Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a peer-reviewed medical journal founded in 1968 and published by Elsevier on behalf of the ACEP. The journal publishes original research, clinical reports, opinion, and educational information related to the practice, teaching, and research of emergency medicine. In addition to general emergency medicine topics, Annals of Emergency Medicine regularly publishes articles on...

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