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2014-01-03 15:23:46

Canadian surgeons collaborate with South African hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data in a low medical resource environment according to new Journal of American College of Surgeons study Electronic health records (EHRs) have become standard practice throughout hospitals in North America, but in countries with fewer resources many front-line clinicians are still collecting data on paper, if they are collecting it at all. But now, surgeons from...

2013-12-24 23:01:12

Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in Palos Heights to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Palos Heights is located at 7130 W. 127th Street, Suite A. Palos Heights, IL (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in Palos Heights to offer residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Athletico Palos Heights is located at 7130 W. 127th Street, Suite A. This clinic has...

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...

2013-12-18 23:04:36

Clearing snow is not just a necessity—it may be hazardous to our health as snow shoveling accidents and injuries send more than 11,500 men, women, and children to the emergency room each year. Topical BioMedics, Inc., offers tips for safe snow removal. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Ah, the snowy peaks and valleys of winter. When the snow flies, it’s fun to bundle up and build snowmen, make snow angels, catch snowflakes, and go skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, snowboarding, and...

Why Some Wound Infections Become Chronic Explained By Researchers
2013-12-18 12:50:39

University of California - Riverside UC Riverside's Manuela Martins-Green shows how decreasing levels of 'reactive oxygen species' can break cycle of unhealing wounds Chronic wounds affect an estimated 6.5 million Americans at an annual cost of about $25 billion. Further, foot blisters and other diabetic ulcers or sores account for the vast majority of foot and leg amputations in the United States today. Why does treating chronic wounds cost so much? What complicates chronic wound...

2013-12-17 23:23:19

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit alleging that the Biomet M2a Magnum metal-on-metal hip replacement system caused a South Carolina woman to suffer from severe pain and elevated chromium and cobalt levels, which ultimately led to her having to undergo revision surgery to remove and replace one of the devices—which had been implanted in both of her hips. The lawsuit also alleges that the Biomet implant’s design is defective, allowing for the release of toxic levels of metal ions...

2013-12-16 23:22:08

The new “13 sports injuries prevention tips” article on the website Vkool.com instructs young athletes how to prevent sports injuries easily and quickly. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 The new “13 sports injuries prevention tips” article on the site Vkool.com guides athletes how to prevent sports injuries with a few simple steps. This article is actually suitable for people who love playing sports and want to prevent common injuries within a short period of time. At the...

2013-12-12 08:31:45

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair was convened in Chicago, attended by 280 physicians, nurses, researchers, industry leaders, government representatives, and patients. The two day conference was co-chaired by Dr. William Ennis, Professor of Surgery at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and Dr. William Li, president of the Angiogenesis Foundation. "This year, the ACWH's...

2013-12-11 23:25:40

For the most advanced treatment of common injuries and chronic pain, this therapeutic laser system is the answer many people have been seeking. Suffering from back, muscle, joint, neck, hip, and knee pain is no longer necessary, thanks to Elan Wellness Center. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Many types of injuries, as well as chronic conditions, can be effectively treated with a new highly advanced therapeutic laser system, courtesy of Tampa chiropractor, Dr. Christine Rogers,...

Child High Chair Injuries Rising
2013-12-09 10:16:47

[ Watch The Video: High Chair Related Injuries To Children On The Rise ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The number of young children suffering high chair-related injuries is on the rise, according to a new study appearing on Monday in the online edition of the journal Clinical Pediatrics. Study researchers focused on closed head injuries (CHI) – concussions and internal head injuries – as these were the most common type of injury associated with high chairs...