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2014-09-24 23:08:16

In 2014, the skin substitute market will be significantly affected following the 2014 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment (HOPP) Final Rule especially when existing codes will expire for many

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,

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

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

2014-08-28 23:17:29

First aid kits are a must-have in the home, vehicle, and especially on a journey.

2014-08-27 23:13:35

In rain or shine, a lifeguard has to have full concentration on pool or beach patrons.

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.


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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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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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