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2014-10-06 23:01:40

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

bandage
2014-10-04 13:07:04

Inspired by wounded warriors, new paint-on, see-through bandage not only protects wounds and severe burns but enables direct measurement of tissue oxygenation.

2014-09-30 23:03:27

Wound care management company recognizes 12 years as a trusted hospital outpatient wound care partner. Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 30, 2014

2014-09-29 08:30:35

'Reach for the Sky' contest aims to increase awareness on a growing public health issue in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, Sept.

2014-09-25 23:11:57

A lifeguard is often exposed to outdoor elements, which can cause a distraction while on duty.

2014-09-24 23:08:16

In 2014, the skin substitute market will be significantly affected following the 2014 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment (HOPP) Final Rule especially when existing codes will expire for many

2014-09-16 23:08:54

Strategic combination provides unparalleled strength and reach in the wound services industry Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RestorixHealth,


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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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