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2014-01-16 08:27:58

New ConvaTec Academy(TM) portal includes accredited CE courses to help advance best practices, support better patient outcomes and reduce costs SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, announced today the launch of a new series of continuing education offerings for health care practitioners focused on wound and skin care. Available through the ConvaTec Academy(TM) online portal, the offerings include...

2014-01-16 08:23:41

App helps dog and cat owners provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pets are an important part of many families, and a new Red Cross Pet First Aid App puts lifesaving information right in the hands of dog and cat owners so they can provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The 99 cent Pet First Aid app gives iPhone and Android...

2014-01-09 16:24:56

GOLD RIVER, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SimpleCPR is on the cutting edge of online learning with their online CPR and first aid classes. These courses are offered at only a fraction of the price of other long and expensive in-person classes while still containing the same information and teaching practices. With online learning becoming more accepted in the academic community, SimpleCPR has become recognized for their effective, concise, and reliable CPR and first aid...

2014-01-07 23:29:23

Combined companies create one of the largest networks of comprehensive wound centers in the country. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 RestorixHealth, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound care centers, has finalized a merger agreement with Candescent Healing. The combined companies, operating under the RestorixHealth name, will create one of the largest networks of wound care service providers in the country. Chronic wounds are a significant health problem...

2014-01-07 23:28:47

Vallejo CPR Classes Now Offers Official American Heart Association BLS Renewal, CPR Certification, and First-aid Training Courses throughout Solano County & the San Francisco Bay Area Vallejo, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce the opening of an American Heart Association CPR and first-aid training school called Vallejo CPR Classes. STS is an official AHA training center with the license number CA20784 and the license for teaching EMSA certified...

2014-01-03 16:22:36

DUBLIN, January 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6kpn4c/wound_dressings) has announced the addition of the "Wound Dressings Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecast 2012 - 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6kpn4c/wound_dressings ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report provides a refined statistical...

2013-12-26 23:04:59

Lifeguard Master has recently released a new line of trauma bags, EMS bags, and EMT bags for EMT’s and rescue professionals. Bags are pre-assembled and offered in a variety of sizes to meed the demanding needs of EMT’s. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 At Lifeguard Master, customers receive excellent products that are constantly evaluated with modern technology in mind and are offered at incredibly low prices. Now available at Lifeguard Master are quality created trauma...

2013-12-19 23:03:05

Comprehensive two-day wound management review prepares clinicians for CWSP®, CWS®, or CWCA® certification exams. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Tweet This: The #Wound #Certification Prep Course Has Been Named the “Recommended Review Course” by the @abwmcertified Foundation http://bit.ly/1cCDMal Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC), the industry-leading, wound management review and preparatory course for clinicians interested in gaining a better understanding of...

2013-12-16 23:02:52

If treated quickly, the severity of many sports injuries, including head injuries, can be lessened with proper and fast care on the field before paramedics arrive, says a SureFire CPR spokesman. Orange, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Long-term effects of sports injuries as reported in recent nightly TV news has served both to increase parental concerns for their children's sports safety - but also to emphasize the importance of an "Emergency Preparedness Play," says Zack...


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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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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