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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,

2015-01-15 12:25:50

LONDON, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-01-14 23:11:56

When a lifeguard is on duty, it can be difficult to keep key essentials on hand.

2015-01-13 23:11:03

With lifeguards having to handle difficult injuries until health professionals arrive, lifeguards play a key and crucial role in preserving the health of a victim after an incident occurs.

2015-01-13 08:26:04

PORTLAND, Oregon, January 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research entitled, "Global Cleanroom Disposable Gloves Market (Product Typesand


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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).