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2014-10-21 23:13:13

Public swimming pools have specific injuries that come up regularly during a lifeguard's shift.

2014-10-21 12:32:11

University of California San Francisco Medical Center adopts the first in its class self-adaptive wound dressing for treating chronic wounds SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-15 16:29:11

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Campari revela a estonteante i...

2014-10-14 16:26:39

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report provides an overview of advanced wound care products, detailed market analyses and discussions of competitive environments.

2014-10-13 23:07:26

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Mexico, Canada & Brazil Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store.

2014-10-13 08:27:20

Study indicates the proper use and application of LifeVac can save lives of choking victims. FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct.

2014-10-06 23:06:19

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “United States Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store.

2014-10-06 23:01:40

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Australia Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store.


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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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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