Latest First aid Stories

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...

2013-12-04 23:04:44

The new Centers for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy at CarePoint Health provide the latest cutting-edge technology in wound treatment. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 In a move to expand the availability of its innovative treatment for chronic wounds, CarePoint Health has opened state-of-the-art wound care centers at two Hudson County hospitals. The new Centers for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy at CarePoint Health provide the latest cutting-edge technology in wound...

2013-12-03 23:21:02

Industry leader in wound care education adds intensive two-day prep course to portfolio, announces 2014 training schedule. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, is proud to announce the acquisition of Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC), an in-depth, two-day preparatory course for clinicians interested in preparing for the wound certification board examinations, becoming re-certified, or gaining a...

2013-11-28 23:04:31

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Japanese Market for Wound and Tissue Management. London (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 In 2012, the Japanese market for wound and tissue management was valued at over $1.5 billion, a 1.6% increase over 2011. The wound and tissue management market includes wound closure devices, moist dressings, antimicrobial dressings, interactive dressings, traditional dressings, hemostats, tissue sealants, anti-adhesion products and negative...

2013-11-27 23:29:45

The popular company for lifeguard supplies and apparel, Lifeguard Master, has upgraded their swimsuits for lifeguards. Now with a new logo, lifeguards are more easily identifiable to serve the public more efficiently. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 A lifeguard’s swimsuit is a purposeful tool for function and to easily identify a lifeguard. This tool can be especially helpful on a crowded beach or pool area. Now the prevalent company and supplier of lifeguard supplies and...

2013-11-26 23:28:34

Lifeguard Master, a leading lifeguard supply and apparel store, updates their lifeguard whistle. The whistles are now louder and longer lasting, which can make a deadly situation into a survivable one. San Francisco CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Lifeguards need to be heard over loud children and crowds that are having fun and sometimes too much fun in the swimming area. When a lifeguard blows their whistle, people know to stop the inappropriate behavior or to look and listen to the...

2013-11-25 23:30:28

The popular emergency supply store, Lifeguard Master, has updated their head immobilizer. The head immobilizer, available for purchase at Lifeguard Master, now offers new and beneficial features for victims and lifeguards. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 When a lifeguard has an emergency and a victim’s life is in danger, there is no time to waste. Head immobilizers can be used for victims with a variety of injuries and should be in every lifeguard’s tool kit. The popular...

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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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.