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2014-07-24 16:26:32

OTTAWA, July 24, 2014 The Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) would like to comment on the death of Mrs. Lucie Roussel, Mayor of La Prairie, on Sunday. As previously reported, Mrs. Roussel stepped on a wasp nest and was stung multiple times. Unfortunately, the autopsy report is not yet available. It is thought that Mrs. Roussel died from a toxic reaction to the stings which usually requires at least 50 stings, or anaphylaxis which can occur after one sting....

2014-07-23 08:31:53

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Disposable Medical Gloves (Exam and Surgical) Markets Worldwide 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The purpose of this report is to analyze and size the world market for Disposable Medical (Exam and Surgical) Gloves. The report discusses key players and identifies trends impacting the market for these products. Topics covered include product...

2014-07-22 12:23:34

PORTLAND, Oregon, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global advanced wound care and closure market (types, applications, end user and geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", suggests that the global advanced wound care and closure market will reach $20.5 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 8.0% from 2014 to 2020....

2014-07-09 23:02:45

The Twenty-Sixth Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellence Competition Winners Announced Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), a leader in healthcare communications and education, announced today that the journal Today’s Wound Clinic has received an APEX award in the “One-of-a-Kind Health & Medical Publications” category for the “Facility in Focus" feature series. “Facility in Focus” is a running feature column that has...

2014-06-30 08:30:46

DUBLIN, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kgnqhk/disposable_gloves) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Disposable Gloves (Natural Rubber, Vinyl, Nitrile and Others) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Disposable gloves have been extensively used by various industries which include healthcare, automotive and food among other...

2014-06-27 12:26:23

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - A new partnership between MedicAlert Foundation Canada (MAFCA) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) means that Canadians living with diabetes will benefit from a special offer on their MedicAlert bracelets. The first to benefit from this partnership are the 1,600 youth attending the CDA's national D-Camps program, launching on June 29. Over the course of the summer, campers who enroll will receive a free $39 Urban Link MedicAlert bracelet...

2014-06-26 12:31:02

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Traditional Wound Management Products Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/global_traditional_wound_management_products_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Traditional Wound Management Products in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Adhesive Bandages, Topical Ointments, and Gauzes. The report...

2014-06-17 23:01:14

Now that summer is here, Rainbow International® offers these important safety tips to keep in mind while on the beach and enjoying the water. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 June is the perfect time to take a break, hit the beach and enjoy a little summer fun. However, when heading to the beach, it’s important to stay safe. Now that summer is here, Rainbow International® offers these important safety tips to keep in mind while on the beach and enjoying the water. Beach...

2014-06-16 23:01:23

Comprehensive online wound management review course prepares clinicians for CWSP®, CWS®, or CWCA® certification exams. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), a leader in healthcare communications and education, announced today that their Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC) is now available on-demand. Now, from the comfort of their home or office, clinicians can:     Prepare for wound certification board...

2014-06-16 12:29:29

REHOVOT, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CollPlant (TASE: CLPT), developer and manufacturer of human collagen-based medical products announces that it has received approval from the Israeli Ministry of Health to carry out clinical trial with its Flowable Gel, an advanced and innovative product for the treatment of wounds. CollPlant plans to start the trial in the coming weeks. For the conduction of the trial, CollPlant will cooperate with the Maccabi HMO, and 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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.