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2014-10-15 16:29:11

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Campari revela a estonteante i... / PR Newswire 2 hour report The wound care industry is an incredibly diverse and highly competitive arena that is ever-changing. Kalorama Information feels that the market will continue to expand over the long term due to an aging population, longer life expectancies, and an increasing number of sicker patients across all care settings. This report, Advanced Wound Care Markets, provides breakouts of the...

2014-10-14 16:26:39

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report provides an overview of advanced wound care products, detailed market analyses and discussions of competitive environments. The study includes information about significant products, players, issues and trends and other information affecting the wound care industry. Use this report to:- Identify the major market trends and the factors driving or inhibiting the growth of the global pharmaceutical antibiotics market and...

2014-10-13 23:07:26

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Mexico, Canada & Brazil Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 “Mexico, Canada & Brazil Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020″, provides key procedures data on the Mexico, Canada & Brazil Wound Care Management Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market categories Tissue...

2014-10-13 08:27:20

Study indicates the proper use and application of LifeVac can save lives of choking victims. FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent independent study conducted by a third party safety consultancy, the effectiveness of LifeVac, a non-powered suction apparatus designed to save a choking victim, was tested using a custom designed anatomically correct mannequin. LifeVac successfully dislodged a hot dog, a grape, and a test ball during each test, which demonstrated...

2014-10-08 08:27:26

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent independent study conducted by Intertek, the effectiveness of LifeVac, a non-powered suction apparatus designed to save a choking victim, was tested using a custom designed anatomically correct mannequin. LifeVac successfully dislodged a hot dog, a grape, and a test ball during each test and was 100% effective. In August it was reported that a second-grader at an Arizona school was fatally injured when he choked to death on...

2014-10-06 23:06:19

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “United States Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 “United States Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020″, provides key procedures data on the United States Wound Care Management Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market categories Tissue Engineered Skin Substitute Procedures (Synthetic...

2014-10-06 23:01:40

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Australia Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Dallas, Teaxs (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 “Australia Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020″, provides key procedures data on the Australia Wound Care Management Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market categories Tissue Engineered Skin Substitute Procedures (Synthetic Skin...

2014-10-06 16:27:21

CINCINNATI, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Heimlich Heroes Week will be celebrated October 27-31 in an effort to raise national awareness about the importance of learning how to respond to choking emergencies. The week also celebrates young heroes who have saved lives by performing the Heimlich maneuver. Choking is the fifth leading cause of accidental death in the United States. And while most may not consider themselves heroic for performing the Heimlich maneuver, the...

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2014-10-04 13:07:04

Angela Stark, The Optical Society Inspired by wounded warriors, new paint-on, see-through bandage not only protects wounds and severe burns but enables direct measurement of tissue oxygenation Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) has created a paint-on, see-through,...

2014-09-30 23:03:27

Wound care management company recognizes 12 years as a trusted hospital outpatient wound care partner. Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Wound Care Advantage (WCA), LLC, a leader in the wound care management industry, announced recently that September 2014 marks the company’s twelfth anniversary of its founding. Twelve years ago, WCA’s founder and CEO, Michael Comer, changed wound care management from traditional to innovative with an approach that gave hospitals control of...


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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...

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

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