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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...

2013-12-05 23:20:13

Advances Helping Patients and Athletes Recover Faster from Injuries and Accidents Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 America’s rapidly aging population will benefit greatly from improvements in training and techniques across the field of physical therapy. Professional and amateur athletes already benefit from breakthroughs in sports medicine and rehabilitative medicine. Today, producers of the In View series hosted by Larry King announce plans to explore improvements in these...

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...

2013-12-03 16:24:48

Ophthalmologists issue top tips for toy shopping to protect children's vision SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As holiday shopping hits its peak, the American Academy of Ophthalmology urges consumers - and especially parents - to exercise caution when considering the purchase of toys that commonly cause eye injuries, such as those that shoot projectiles, contain laser devices and include other sharp or protruding parts. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that...

2013-12-02 23:00:57

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

2013-11-16 12:20:24

Research shows visor usage leads to four-fold reduction in injuries NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research presented today at the 117(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology shows that wearing visors in the National Hockey League (NHL) could cause a four-fold decrease in the risk of eye injuries. Furthermore, the study found that eye injuries over the last 10 seasons have cost the NHL and its associated franchises more than $32 million in...

2013-11-14 23:27:59

The real problem is that these injuries appear years after players retire. NFL workers compensation insurance companies vigorously fight these claims because they cost millions in settlements and lifetime medical treatment, says Frank N. Darras, of DarrasLaw Ontario, CA – (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 -- A California workers’ compensation panel threw out a brain-injury claim by former National Football League player Tony Dorsett just months before he was diagnosed with early signs of...

2013-11-13 08:30:10

New Orleans hosts world's largest conference of eye physicians and surgeons NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Improving the quality of care for patients suffering from eye diseases and injuries is the focus of the more than 25,000 eye physicians, surgeons and industry representatives from 123 countries who will gather at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans for the world's largest ophthalmology conference. The 117(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy...

2013-11-11 23:01:43

The rise in reported cases of deaths, injuries and malfunctions linked to Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci surgical robot may prompt hospitals to improve training for doctors who use the device. Parker Waichman LLP continues to evaluate legal claims on behalf of patients who suffered injuries allegedly during surgical procedures involving the da Vinci surgical robot system. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the...