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2014-06-09 12:30:37

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China Wound and Tissue Management Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/china_wound_tissue_management_market.html In 2012, the sutures market represented the largest proportion of the total wound closure market.The wound closure market includes sutures, staplers, ligating clip appliers, cyanoacrylate-based tissue adhesives and wound closure...

2014-06-09 08:29:39

OTTAWA, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is pleased to announce that more than 100,000 Canadians have now been trained to carry out Mental Health First Aid. To commemorate this milestone, Her Excellency Sharon Johnston has agreed to be the honorary 100,000(th) Canadian trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). "Mental health is a topic very close to my heart," said Her Excellency. "In order to deepen my understanding of people who suffer from...

2014-06-04 08:30:30

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Indian Wound and Tissue Management Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/indian_wound_tissue_management_market.html In 2012, the Indian market for wound and tissue management was valued at $2.89 billion, a 7.4% increase over 2011.The wound and tissue management market includes wound closure devices, moist dressings, antimicrobial dressings, interactive dressings,...

2014-06-03 23:00:50

HMHP Wound Care Centers and Hyperbaric Medicine, members of the Healogics network, are participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week June 2 to 6. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 HMHP Wound Care Centers and Hyperbaric Medicine at St. Elizabeth, St. Joseph and St. Elizabeth Boardman, members of the Healogics network, are participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week June 2 to 6. The HMHP Wound Care Centers are among nearly 600...

2014-05-28 23:02:17

AltaPointe Health Systems wants to train you to spot the signs of a mental health crisis and teach you what to do. AltaPointe's next training session is May 29. Mobile, Ala. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 AltaPointe Health Systems is offering Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training courses that can teach you how to spot the signs of someone experiencing a mental health crisis and the steps to take to help. The public is invited to register at AltaPointe.org. "I think everyone should take a...

2014-05-28 08:32:36

Experimental product candidate OmegaSkin(TM) wound dressing shows qualitative differences in wound histology over control wounds RESTON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eqalix, Inc. today announced the results of a pre-clinical study on its novel electro-spun soy protein-based tissue scaffold, OmegaSkin(TM) wound dressing, suggesting enhanced tissue generation in a pig model of full thickness excisional wound healing. The study was conducted at the Temple University Institute of...

2014-05-27 08:30:14

ADDISON, Texas, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (OTCQB: ULUR), today announced it has completed the further shipments of Altrazeal(®) for the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese markets. Commenting on these shipments, Helmut Kerschbaumer, Managing Director of Altrazeal GmbH, stated, "This is a significant milestone in the rollout of Altrazeal(®) onto the European market. Coming right behind a highly successful participation at the European Wound Management Association Annual...

2014-05-26 23:01:13

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Prepackaged Medical Kits and Trays markets. Global market for Prepackaged Medical Kits and Trays is projected to reach US$29.3 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, increasing number of surgical procedures, shift towards disposable medical products, and healthcare industry’s focus on cost reductions. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Trends that underscore the global healthcare...

2014-05-15 12:36:58

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Surgical Incision Closures Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/global_surgical_incision_closures_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Surgical Incision Closures in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Stapler Products (Internal Stapler, Skin Staplers, Surgical/Ligature Clips, & Vascular Clips),...

2014-05-14 23:08:25

The AnchorFast Guard™ oral endotracheal tube fastener with integrated tube protection helps clinicians put patients first – with confidence. Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Hollister Incorporated announced today the launch of the AnchorFast Guard™ oral endotracheal tube fastener with integrated tube protection. The product is designed to help clinicians put patients first – with confidence. Recognizing the fact that every patient dependent on a ventilator is vulnerable and...


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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