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2015-02-10 23:12:55

Greg Dockter discusses The use of OTC drugs & nosebleeds with Dr. X, M.D. on KAMU – NPR/PBS.

2015-02-10 23:09:45

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Airway Management Devices.

2015-02-04 23:06:13

Z-Medica®, LLC, a leading developer and marketer of hemostatic devices, announces today that the sterility expiration date on its QuikClot Combat Gauze® products including QuikClot Combat

2015-02-02 04:21:04

DALLAS, February 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds Germany Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Market Outlook to 2020 research report that provides

2015-01-30 23:03:47

Diabetes and obesity have reached an epidemic level in Texas.

2015-01-29 23:05:53

According to a recent report by iData Research, growth in the U.S.

2015-01-24 23:03:24

Gentell Honey Gauze “Manuka” Dressing and Gentell Honey Alginate Dressing, both made with medical grade honey, are designed to treat wet or dry wounds. Bristol,

2015-01-21 23:11:51

When it comes to wearing a lifeguard uniform, comfort and identification of the lifeguard are essential.

2015-01-20 12:30:00

EU's WorkSafe(TM) Program for CPR/AED Response Training and AED Program Management System Significantly Boosts Response Rates from Two Percent to One Hundred Percent REDWOOD CITY,


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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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