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2014-12-11 12:26:51

TAMPA, Fla., Dec.

2014-12-10 23:09:58

ByzMed LLC announced today that they have developed one of the first homeopathic approaches to nosebleeds, which is a problem for many around the holidays, unfortunately it also happens to be

2014-12-09 23:10:35

The need to perform CPR can strike at any moment to anyone, which is why it is important to be prepared especially for emergency first responders.

2014-12-04 23:12:08

Collagen Dressings Show Effectiveness in Treating Aggressive, Chronic Wounds Bristol, PA (PRWEB) December 04, 2014 Gentell, Inc.

2014-12-02 23:11:10

When a lifeguard spends hours at a time trying to be attentive and watching the public at a beach or pool, the chair they sit in can become uncomfortable.

2014-11-25 23:15:13

Lifeguard Master, a popular lifeguard supply company, recently released a new line of lifeguard chairs and towers.

2014-11-20 23:09:47

Popular lifeguard supply company, Lifeguard Master, now offers lifeguard jackets that are easily identifiable with its bright colors are large lifeguard symbol.

2014-11-20 23:08:12

SmartPractice® introduces Le Soothe® Sapphire™ Polychloroprene, a new non-latex exam glove with super-stretch technology for a comfortable fit and feel.

2014-11-19 23:13:58

When a lifeguard is on duty for hours at a time, it is important for them to be comfortable and confident.


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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.