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2013-09-26 12:28:25

CLEVELAND, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arteriocyte, Inc., a leading biotechnology company with offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Hopkinton, Massachusetts, announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued at up to $101.1 million (if all contract options are exercised), by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), an agency within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response,...

2013-09-25 23:35:08

Lifeguard Master introduces its new line of lifeguard t-shirts. Among other things, these new shirts provide effective recognition, letting everyone on the scene know who is the lifeguard, increasing efficiency and safety for all. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 For those looking for lifeguard apparel including t-shirts, it can be difficult to find apparel that is easy to identify a lifeguard with. Now Lifeguard Master offers quality lifeguard apparel at incredibly reasonable...

2013-09-24 23:32:42

Research Presented at SAWC Highlights Value of Spiracur’s Proprietary SNaP System for Optimized Healing Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Spiracur Inc., developer of the only mechanically powered advanced wound care solution with the proven efficacy of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT), today announced four new clinical abstracts substantiating the viability of the SNaP® Wound Care System for the successful treatment of chronic and acute wounds, including those...

2013-09-24 20:22:23

PHOENIX, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today advocates from the Arizona Food Allergy Alliance (AFAA) and representatives from the Arizona Asthma & Allergy Institute and the Alvernon Allergy & Asthma P.C., joined Governor Jan Brewer for the ceremonial signing of SB 1421 into law. The law allows schools to stock and administer epinephrine for emergency use creating a safer environment for all school-aged children, especially those who may not yet know they are allergic. Arizona joins...

2013-09-23 08:29:45

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania, September 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership to Be Officially Launched at SAWC in Las Vegas in September Adds to Alliqua's Suite of Advanced Wound Care Solutions Alliqua, Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA) ("Alliqua" or "the Company"), a biomedical company offering a suite of wound care solutions and drug delivery technologies, has signed a long-term agreement with sorbion GmbH & Co. KG ("sorbion") to distribute the sorbion...

2013-09-21 23:01:43

Opportunities in Advanced Wound Closure market research report says global market for wound closure products was worth approximately US$6.3 billion in 2012 and rose by 4% compared with 2011 levels. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 The principal drivers of advanced wound closure market growth are the rising numbers of surgical procedures being performed globally and the increasing adoption of advanced biosurgery products such as surgical sealants and haemostats by clinicians. There...

2013-09-12 23:26:17

AED.com and Rescue Heart Foundation recently partnered to donate an AED to Maison des Enfants de Dieu orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. AED.com provide the automated external defibrillator for Angela Howell-Edgerly, CEO of Rescue Heart, to bring along on a recent trip to the orphanage. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 AED.com, a leading distributor of new and recertified AEDs, recently donated an automated external defibrillator to Rescue Heart Foundation to be passed on to a...

2013-09-09 23:04:00

Transparency Market Research published new "Wound Dressings Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast, 2012 – 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/wound-dressing-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Wound Dressings Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,...

2013-09-05 23:27:56

American Heart Association BLS, CPR & First-aid Training Classes now offered in Livermore, San Ramon, Hayward, and Dublin Dublin, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Safety Training Seminars provides American Heart Association CPR, BLS, and first-aid certification training courses throughout the Bay Area. Currently there are offices in San Francisco, Concord, Novato, Berkeley, Redwood City, & San Jose. The new location will be centrally located at the intersections of Highway 580 and...

2013-09-05 08:29:27

Hope Paige selected to join MedicAlert's integrated network of elite emergency medical identification providers TURLOCK, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- MedicAlert Foundation International, the leading nonprofit emergency information and support network, announced Hope Paige Medical ID Marketplace as the first medical ID provider selected to the new integrated "network" of elite emergency medical identification providers. The addition of Hope Paige, which offers...


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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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