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'Reach for the Sky' contest aims to increase awareness on a growing public health issue in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, Sept.
A lifeguard is often exposed to outdoor elements, which can cause a distraction while on duty.
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
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Sept.
Strategic combination provides unparalleled strength and reach in the wound services industry Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RestorixHealth,
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‘Advanced First Aid for First Responder on Scene’ is for those who are serious about becoming advanced first aiders IRELAND (PRWEB) September 16, 2014
Saving Lives with "Emerging Trends in Successful Sudden Cardiac Arrest Response Programs" to be Presented by FAA Manager Employee Safety/Health Services Holloway, EU Medical Director Braun REDWOOD
First aid kits are a must-have in the home, vehicle, and especially on a journey.
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 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...
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.