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2014-05-13 16:05:05

In addition to its known capacity to promote bleeding events, aspirin also inhibits wound healing.

2014-05-06 23:06:45

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Disposable Medical Gloves markets.

2014-05-05 08:27:43

Enhanced cellular migration1, electricidal impact on biofilms2-3 and economic efficacy data4-5 presented alongside expanded launch of Procellera Helix microcurrent-generating antimicrobial composite

2014-05-02 12:26:44

CLEVELAND, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteriocyte, Inc., a leading biotechnology company with offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Hopkinton, Massachusetts, announced approval from the Federal Drug

2014-05-01 23:01:07

Fourth Annual Excellence Award Presentation at 26th National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner Washington, D.C.

2014-05-01 10:06:03

Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive and have good brain function if dispatchers instruct bystanders on CPR.

2014-04-29 23:12:50

MedicAlert Foundation runs Facebook contest, inviting fans across the country to share their Mother’s Day story and photo. Turlock, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014

2014-04-29 08:35:25

'One-Stop-Shop' for first aid and resuscitation training will empower more Canadians to save lives and reduce the impact of injuries BANFF, AB, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Heart

2014-04-22 23:07:25

AffordRx now provides discounts of 10%-75% on Epipens and other anti-allergy medications. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 More children than ever

2014-04-16 00:20:51

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qv7t3m/advanced_wound) has announced the addition of the "Advanced


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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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.