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2014-06-03 23:00:50

HMHP Wound Care Centers and Hyperbaric Medicine, members of the Healogics network, are participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week June 2 to 6. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 HMHP Wound Care Centers and Hyperbaric Medicine at St. Elizabeth, St. Joseph and St. Elizabeth Boardman, members of the Healogics network, are participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week June 2 to 6. The HMHP Wound Care Centers are among nearly 600...

2014-05-28 23:02:17

AltaPointe Health Systems wants to train you to spot the signs of a mental health crisis and teach you what to do. AltaPointe's next training session is May 29. Mobile, Ala. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 AltaPointe Health Systems is offering Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training courses that can teach you how to spot the signs of someone experiencing a mental health crisis and the steps to take to help. The public is invited to register at AltaPointe.org. "I think everyone should take a...

2014-05-28 08:32:36

Experimental product candidate OmegaSkin(TM) wound dressing shows qualitative differences in wound histology over control wounds RESTON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eqalix, Inc. today announced the results of a pre-clinical study on its novel electro-spun soy protein-based tissue scaffold, OmegaSkin(TM) wound dressing, suggesting enhanced tissue generation in a pig model of full thickness excisional wound healing. The study was conducted at the Temple University Institute of...

2014-05-27 08:30:14

ADDISON, Texas, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (OTCQB: ULUR), today announced it has completed the further shipments of Altrazeal(®) for the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese markets. Commenting on these shipments, Helmut Kerschbaumer, Managing Director of Altrazeal GmbH, stated, "This is a significant milestone in the rollout of Altrazeal(®) onto the European market. Coming right behind a highly successful participation at the European Wound Management Association Annual...

2014-05-26 23:01:13

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Prepackaged Medical Kits and Trays markets. Global market for Prepackaged Medical Kits and Trays is projected to reach US$29.3 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, increasing number of surgical procedures, shift towards disposable medical products, and healthcare industry’s focus on cost reductions. San Jose, California (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Trends that underscore the global healthcare...

2014-05-15 12:36:58

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Surgical Incision Closures Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/global_surgical_incision_closures_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Surgical Incision Closures in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Stapler Products (Internal Stapler, Skin Staplers, Surgical/Ligature Clips, & Vascular Clips),...

2014-05-14 23:08:25

The AnchorFast Guard™ oral endotracheal tube fastener with integrated tube protection helps clinicians put patients first – with confidence. Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Hollister Incorporated announced today the launch of the AnchorFast Guard™ oral endotracheal tube fastener with integrated tube protection. The product is designed to help clinicians put patients first – with confidence. Recognizing the fact that every patient dependent on a ventilator is vulnerable and...

2014-05-14 23:01:25

Food Allergy Awareness Week Serves as a Reminder about the Importance of Making Food Allergies Known in the Event of an Emergency Turlock, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 MedicAlert Foundation is supporting Food Allergy Awareness Week and encourages Americans living with food allergies to be proactive about safeguarding their health. As part of this support, MedicAlert is offering special assistance to support individuals with food allergies in the event of a medical emergency. Food Allergy...

2014-05-13 16:05:05

Rockefeller University Press In addition to its known capacity to promote bleeding events, aspirin also inhibits wound healing. New research published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine now describes how aspirin acts on key skin cells called keratinocytes, delaying skin repair at wound sites. A better understanding of this process offers hope for the development of drugs to encourage wounds to heal. The public health impact of chronic wounds is significant, affecting 6.5 million...

2014-05-06 23:06:45

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Disposable Medical Gloves markets. Global market for Disposable Medical Gloves is forecast to reach US$5.5 billion by 2020, buoyed by the adoption of strict infection control practices in hospitals worldwide, increasing shift towards superior glove materials, and rising healthcare expenditure in developing countries. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Given the critical role they play in protecting...


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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