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2014-10-29 23:13:51

CPR is essential for any life saver or first responder. Lifeguard Master now offers an elite CPR training manikin kit for the first responder. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR is a training course that usually has to be recertified every couple of years. Many trainers are independently hired, but may also teach lifeguards together in a class for the most up-to-date and accurate training. During this class, CPR manikins are required to...

2014-10-28 23:13:13

Lifeguard uniforms do not have to cost a fortune. With quality and brilliant shirts from Lifeguard Master, lifeguards can be easily identified and stay comfortable even in warm weather. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 A lifeguard’s shirt is often part of an important uniform used to easily identify these lifesaving patrons of the swimming arena. A lifeguard must be ready at any given moment to save a life so it is important that a lifeguard is actively watching those in the...

2014-10-27 08:29:21

Survey Findings Reveal Incidence of First-Time Reactions in School Setting PITTSBURGH, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty, the fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), today announced new EpiPen4Schools(®) program offerings as part of the company's commitment to support the growing need for education among school staff about anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. The EpiPen4Schools program, launched in 2012, provides four free...

2014-10-27 08:28:16

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After nine years of research and development, Advanced Health Institute (AHI), a medical startup company, has developed a process that is changing lives called the TRUHEAL Wound Program. Because of the high success rate, major insurers pay AHI based on results of treatments, a revolutionary approach to traditional healthcare. In the last two years, AHI has prevented over 30 scheduled amputations and saved patients and health care systems...

2014-10-24 08:26:32

DALLAS, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds United States wound management market research reports for the traditional and advanced wound management segments with 2020 outlook in its online industry analysis and reports collection. The United States Advanced Wound Management Market Outlook to 2020 [http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/united-states-advanced-wound-management-market-outlook-to-2020-market-report.html ] research report provides key...

2014-10-22 08:30:37

Strong relationships with end users and an effective post sales service strategy must be a priority for wound care companies, says Frost & Sullivan LONDON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global wound care market is poised for steady growth due to the rapid rise in lifestyle diseases and the related risk of chronic wounds. A burgeoning population, greater awareness among patients, and higher buying power will further push the market. The emergence of private funding and clinics...

2014-10-21 23:13:13

Public swimming pools have specific injuries that come up regularly during a lifeguard's shift. Lifeguard Master has introduced first aid kits specifically designed for public swimming pools. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Pool first aid kits can be some of the most important tools a lifeguard keeps with them. In an emergency, this kit will be at the front line and what the lifeguard will grab first. Many items in a first aid kit are use to treat a victim in an emergency....

2014-10-21 12:32:11

University of California San Francisco Medical Center adopts the first in its class self-adaptive wound dressing for treating chronic wounds SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OSNovative Systems, Inc., the maker of self-adaptive wound care dressings, announced today that its award-winning ENLUXTRA(TM )"Any Wound" dressing has been adopted at the UCSF Medical Center for treating chronic wounds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153390 In the United States, the burden...

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...


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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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