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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...

2013-09-05 04:22:08

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) recognizes the generous support of its 2013 corporate sponsors and announces open enrollment for the 2014 sponsorship program. Corporate support is paramount to sustaining the association's programs and activities. This year's AAWC Corporate Sponsors include: 3M Skin and Wound Care, KCI Medical, Smith & Nephew, Shire, Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, and Molnlycke Health...

2013-09-04 08:30:30

Procellera HELIX Post-Op(TM) Reduces Suture Site Stress And Improves Healing Outcomes CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vomaris Innovations, Inc., a regenerative medical device company specializing in microcurrent field generating technologies for the wound care market, announced a new product that is raising the bar for surgical wound care. Featuring the company's flagship wireless microcurrent technology, Procellera HELIX Post-Op(TM) addresses the primary healing...

2013-09-03 23:18:37

MerleDress is a well-known brand in women’s dresses. The company has recently received many positive customer reviews for its bandage dresses (http://www.merledress.com/bandage-dresses/). (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 MerleDress is a well-known brand in women’s dresses. The company has recently received many positive customer reviews for its bandage dresses (http://www.merledress.com/bandage-dresses/). To celebrate the success in the niche market, MerleDress launches a promotion of...

2013-08-28 08:25:47

Procellera's® Microcurrent Technology Associated With Significantly Reduced Healing Times Compared to other Advanced Wound Care Modalities CHANDLER, Ariz., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new retrospective study published in the Journal of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists,(1 )the use of Procellera(®) Antimicrobial Wound Dressing with its patented microcurrent technology was associated with significantly reduced healing times compared to other advanced...

2013-08-21 23:30:49

Lifeguard Master improves on its high visibility lifeguard swim shorts. These shorts are lightweight and comfortable and designed for lifeguards in the beach, pool or lake. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Lifeguard Master now offers high quality lifeguard swimsuits at affordable prices. These include better circle design swim shorts which have been specially designed to allow more durability as the wearer moves through water. These swim shorts are made to be functional which will not...

2013-08-21 23:27:27

In commemoration of Medic Alert Awareness Month, Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of water filters and air filters offers emergency kit options for consumers. Having cost-effective kits on hand could assist victims while medical help is on the way. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 In recognition of Medic Alert Awareness during the month of August, Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of air filters and water filters offers special options for consumers from Sawyer...

2013-08-21 23:01:57

New MedicAlert® GPS + Essential combines trusted 24/7 emergency support network with advanced GPS technology. Turlock, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 MedicAlert Foundation gives parents of children with autism a powerful new tool in addressing wandering with the release of MedicAlert® GPS + Essential. According to a recent survey by the American Academy of Pediatrics, nearly half of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) engage in wandering or elopement behavior; of...

2013-08-20 23:25:50

Swimming can be a lot of fun, but safety must be ensured for water enthusiasts. The recently updated spine board kit from Lifeguard Master makes water rescue more convenient than ever before. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The spine board kit, offered by Lifeguard Master to swimming pools and community water bodies all over the world, has been enhanced to meet the needs of emergency care providers across the globe. Fully equipped with all necessities, the kit can be of immense use...

2013-08-20 23:22:25

InventHelp is attempting to submit this Virginia inventor's idea, Max's Wrap It, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 "When my daughter, Max, broke her foot, the doctor decided not to put a cast on it and instead simply put a splint on it and wrapped it with a plain, old, tan elastic bandage," said an inventor from Chesapeake, Vir. "She was hoping for a cool colored cast to show off to her friends at school. While we were waiting to check...


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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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