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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 08:29:18

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...

2014-09-15 23:00:11

‘Advanced First Aid for First Responder on Scene’ is for those who are serious about becoming advanced first aiders IRELAND (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 “Advanced First Aid for First Responder on Scene” (published by Xlibris UK) written by author Frank O’ Connor leads readers from occupational first aid to cardiac first responder and on to advanced first aid without any difficulty. There are over 165 photographs and illustrations and 27 algorithms to guide them through the skill...

2014-09-11 16:27:25

Saving Lives with "Emerging Trends in Successful Sudden Cardiac Arrest Response Programs" to be Presented by FAA Manager Employee Safety/Health Services Holloway, EU Medical Director Braun REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Health and safety professionals attending the 2014 National Safety Council Congress and Expo (Sept. 13-17, San Diego) can learn how and why to implement WorkSafe(TM), a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) response program used by the FAA, Google, Procter...

2014-08-28 23:17:29

First aid kits are a must-have in the home, vehicle, and especially on a journey. The large online hardware store proudly presents the compact and convenient starter kit. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 TheHardwareCity.com announces the arrival of the AAA Jump Start 50 Piece First Aid Kit at their online store. The kit joins the home improvement store’s extensive online catalog. Consumers can purchase household supplies and tools through one online store and have them delivered for...

2014-08-27 23:13:35

In rain or shine, a lifeguard has to have full concentration on pool or beach patrons. The new line of lifeguard umbrellas from Lifeguard Master can help eliminate distractions and allow for the lifeguard to be comfortable. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Spending all day in the sun can make lifeguards exhausted and less resourceful. Sunshine along with heat can make lifeguards tired and less effective when looking out for dangers in the water or even people in trouble. For...

2014-08-27 08:26:55

Two Contracts for CPR/AED Training, Program Management will Help Boost Response Rates by 97 Percent REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emergency University, a trailblazer in emergency response system design, blended emergency medical training and response technologies, was awarded two contracts for CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) training from the Department of Homeland Security and Investigations and the Army Reserve 81(st) Regional Support Command...

2014-08-21 23:03:20

New cutting-edge research report “Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019” drawn up by MarketsandMarkets is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the report, the worldwide wound care market is likely to regiter growth at a 3.2% CAGR through 2019. London,...

2014-08-20 23:11:41

Leading Connecticut CPR training provider EMC is now offering AED sales, AED medical oversight/program management and CPR/AED certification to customers. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 EMC CPR & Safety Training, LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its AED sales and program management services to Connecticut. EMC is an authorized provider of American Heart Association CPR/AED training. Based in New York City, EMC has been offering Connecticut CPR certification for several...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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