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2014-03-31 16:26:21

At almost $500 a stitch, hospital emergency room visits for minor lacerations are creating bigger demand for urgent care. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MD Now Urgent Care - a leading provider of urgent care services in South Florida remains at the forefront of affordable urgent care. According to a December 2, 2013 New York Times article, emergency rooms have become the big moneymakers for most hospitals in the last decade. Minor lacerations are one area where...

2014-03-26 16:24:35

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Moist Wound Care Specialty Ingredients Market New Product Formulation is Expected to Generate Growth OpportunitiesThis Market Insight provides a qualitative analysis of the opportunities for specialty ingredients in the global moist wound care market. An overview of the specialty moist wound care ingredients market, market drivers and restraints, and demand analysis have been...

2014-03-26 12:23:08

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3dtgv5/global_disposable ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Disposable Medical Gloves Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The increasing prevalence of allergies and discomfort associated with the use of latex gloves has led to the development of disposable gloves from other polymeric...

2014-03-24 23:27:43

Training course prepares staff for upcoming opening of hyperbaric oxygen unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. Rahway, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway hosted a hyperbaric medicine training course as a precursor to the opening of their hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) unit this summer. The course was attended by over 50 clinicians from across the country, including 13 clinicians from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway....

2014-03-17 23:04:51

Sorbion, specialists in modern wound treatment, to distribute Silverlon® wound dressings to Western Europe markets. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Argentum Medical, manufacturer of Silverlon® wound dressings, has signed a distribution agreement with sorbion GmbH & Co. KG (“sorbion”) to distribute its silver nylon wound, burn, and negative pressure dressings to certain markets in Western Europe. Silverlon® wound dressings have a permanently plated metallic...

2014-03-12 08:30:11

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional work funds Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ]' community action A team of nurses is turning communities across the UK into lifesavers - and a lot more. In the last 12 months, Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ] has trained around 600 professionals and thousands of ordinary people to deliver the vital skills that can mean the...

2014-03-04 08:31:01

Groundbreaking Study Published in PLOS ONE Unveils Substantial Potential of Bioelectriceuticals in Wound Care and Beyond TEMPE, Ariz., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Procellera(® )- the world's first wireless microcurrent generating dressing that produces electrical fields through its matrix of microcell batteries - was found to significantly enhance cell migration in in-vitro laboratory testing, according to groundbreaking research led by The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner...

2014-02-27 23:33:11

First aid kits are extremely helpful when needing emergency care in the office, by the pool, in the house, or even on the beach. Now Lifeguard Master, a lifeguard supply company, has launched a new line of pool first aid kits and lifeguard first aid kits. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 When an emergency occurs, quick action is needed to resolve an issue with haste. When a lifeguard or even a parent is sitting by the pool watching their children or other patrons swim and they see...

2014-02-25 20:21:39

37 Of 40 Hard To Heal Wounds Closed In 12 Weeks MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that its study "A prospective, randomized comparative study of weekly versus biweekly application of dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allograft in the management of diabetic foot...

2014-02-20 16:26:29

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnaclife, Inc., founded by the world-renown wound and skin care biochemist, Darlene McCord, Ph.D., FAPWCA, is sending Takkin Lo, MD, MPH, CWSP, ABPM/UHM to speak at The Philippine Wound Care Society Annual Convention. The convention will be held at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines from February 26-28, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/CG05130LOGO) Dr. Takkin Lo is an Associate...


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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