Latest First aid Stories

2013-11-18 23:31:26

Health & Safety Institute (HSI) has created a public service announcement website to educate the public about the prevalence of fraudulent online CPR training and the public health and safety risk that results from responders inadequately prepared to administer these lifesaving techniques. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 According to the site at http://www.OnlineOnlyCPRFirstAidSham.com, HSI points out that no major nationally recognized training program in the United States...

2013-11-13 23:32:34

Portable Therapeutix, a medical device startup, partners with Bleck Design Group for product design and development of Squid, a new portable cold compression therapy product for treatment of joint or muscle pain. North Chelmsford, MA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Portable Therapeutix, a Texas-based medical device company, today announced the introduction of its first product, Squid – an innovative cold compression therapy device for the treatment of joint or muscle pain. Bleck Design...

2013-11-06 23:23:15

MEDIC First Aid, a member of Health & Safety Institute (HSI), has become an official Licensed Training Provider of the American Red Cross. In addition to offering its own American Safety & Health Institute and MEDIC First Aid CPR, AED, and first aid training programs, HSI will offer Red Cross classes through its National Training Solutions (NTS) network of instructors. Eugene, Oregon (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 MEDIC First Aid, a member of Health & Safety Institute (HSI), has...

2013-10-31 23:00:07

ForCPR.com launches a new website directory to help promote and expand the reach of First Aid, AED and CPR training instructors and connect them with students. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 ForCPR.com, a public, online directory of First Aid, AED and CPR training instructors has launched a global campaign to expand the reach of its premier offering. First Aid and CPR trainers are often solo-practitioners that provide their services to small businesses and...

2013-10-29 23:36:02

Lifeguard Master has improved on its chairs for more effective alertness, increasing the over all safety of the swimming area. These improved chairs can also withstand outdoor elements and last for decades. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 On a warm summer day at the pool or the beach, there can be massive amounts of people in the swimming area for a lifeguard to watch. For this reason alone, it is important that a lifeguard stays comfortable and alert during their shift. The...

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
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.