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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...

2014-06-16 08:28:11

Functionalities such as higher absorption and moisture adaptability differentiate Enluxtra from competitors MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the wound care dressing market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes OSNovative Systems Inc. with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. The company's self-adaptive wound dressing, Enluxtra(TM), provides better clinical outcomes, remarkably...

2014-06-13 23:01:31

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Adhesive Bandages Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/adhesive-bandages-market.html. (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Adhesive bandage, also known as sticking plaster, is a wound care dressing product that is utilized as small dressing. Adhesive bandages are applied on the patients who have not undergone...

2014-06-10 23:05:08

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for advanced wound management is expected to grow to $11.3 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6%. Growth in this market is significantly influenced by the aging and growing global population, as well as new technologies and increasing incidence of difficult-to-heal wounds. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, MARKETS...

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...


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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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