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2015-04-14 23:10:18

Every Lifeguard needs to stand out in a crowd and be easily identified.

2015-04-10 23:05:26

David A. Navazio (http://www.davidnavazio.com), Executive Vice President and founder of Gentell Inc.

2015-04-08 23:04:31

Users Can Now Sign Up for a Hands-On Skills Evaluation for CPR Certification Dallas (PRWEB) April 08, 2015 American CPR Care Association (ACCA) is excited

2015-04-06 23:05:07

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report update on Surgical Incision Closures.

2015-04-01 12:31:51

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report, by Allied Market Research titled, "Europe Cleanroom Disposable Gloves Market - Size, Industry

2015-03-31 23:13:47

When a lifeguard is serving at his or her post, it is important the guard to be protected from the bright sun.

2015-03-31 08:26:39

ALPINE, UT, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Mining OperationsFrom November 2014, when mining production began, Clifton Mining has received $78,351 in royalty payments from

2015-03-18 12:28:51

Sachin Shah, MD, Director of Emergency Services at Nyack Hospital shares what signs and symptoms indicate a medical emergency and when to get help. NYACK, N.Y., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-04 23:07:22

Peer Review Study Results Found INSORB Absorbable Skin Staples May Lead To Increased Patient Satisfaction, Reduced Time & Decreased Complications in Knee Arthroplasty Surgery Plymouth,

2015-03-03 23:11:59

When it comes to comfort, it is important for a lifeguard to be warm and snug.


Latest First aid 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...

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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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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