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2014-11-13 23:13:25

Program will provide fingerprint scanners at no-cost to first responders and free 30-day access to MedicAlert® services for community members who want their health information immediately

2014-11-07 08:27:21

EpiPen® Auto-Injector Locations Designated on Updated Guide Maps and Signage PITTSBURGH, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc.

2014-11-05 12:21:05

First ever Self-Adaptive Wound Dressing is now available to the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs and other government buyers. SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-03 12:27:25

First aid charity asks people to devote time during November CPR Month to learn life-saving skills OTTAWA, Nov.

2014-11-03 08:33:35

Hospital Adoption of Advanced Wound Dressing Leads to Substantial Clinical and Cost Benefits GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov.

2014-10-29 23:13:51

CPR is essential for any life saver or first responder.

2014-10-28 23:13:13

Lifeguard uniforms do not have to cost a fortune.

2014-10-27 08:29:21

Survey Findings Reveal Incidence of First-Time Reactions in School Setting PITTSBURGH, Oct.


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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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'