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2014-08-04 12:28:25

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Wound Healing Partnering 2009-2014 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/wound_healing_partnering_2007_2013.html The report will be delivered in PDF format within 3 working days of receipt of order. If print or CD-Rom version purchased, the report will be sent by courier using express service. Wound Healing Partnering 2009-2014 report provides understanding...

2014-08-03 16:20:59

DALLAS, August 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019 is an August 2014 industry research report spread across 320 pages. Profiling companies like 3M Company, Baxter International, Inc., Coloplast A/S, Convatec Healthcare B S.A.R.L,...

2014-08-01 12:25:56

DALLAS, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Wound Care Market is expected to reach $18.3 Billion by 2019 from $15.6 Billion in 2014, growing at...

2014-07-31 23:20:17

A lifeguard having a high quality working whistle can help save lives just as any other lifeguard tool can. Having a reliable loud and clear whistle can warn patrons of danger before getting hurt. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 When a lifeguard has to signal danger or enforce a rule, it is important that the lifeguard is heard loud and clear. Especially if danger is upon swimming patrons, a lifeguard having a good working whistle can save a life. Lifeguard Master, the popular...

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...


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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
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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'