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2014-01-16 12:29:46

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts is the second highest ranked state in the nation for its overall emergency medical care system. The state received a B- in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) The state has committed to access to care,...

2014-01-15 23:00:59

Local Physio is a registered UK company. Based in London, our website provides an easy to use searchable database to allow patients to find a physiotherapist in any UK wide desired location. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 UK residents in search of a physiotherapist have a new tool for finding the practitioner that fits their needs. Local Physio is a new website that recently launched and that serves as an industry-specific search engine for physiotherapy. The creators of the site designed it...

2014-01-13 08:26:14

Sensible footwear and safe walking help avoid injury, says orthopaedic foot and ankle MD ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With much of the country in the grip of a record-breaking winter, the risk of falls is very real. Snowy and icy conditions increase the number of sprains and fractures from falls, but there are things you can do to stay steady and upright when navigating winter sidewalks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DC64237LOGO) "It's...

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...

2013-12-27 23:04:16

ANS discusses how to identify and treat winter sports injuries like concussions and traumatic brain injuries. Morristown,NJ (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 As the winter season begins, kids are enjoying their favorite extracurricular activities, including winter team sports. Sports like skiing, hockey, snowboarding and even ice skating can result in injury if safety guidelines are not followed. Last year, over one million children visited a hospital emergency room with a sports-related injury,...

Scientists Film Early Concussion Damage And Describe Brain's Response To Injury
2013-12-09 13:29:47

[ Watch the Video: Concussion Secrets Unveiled with Dr. Dorian McGavern ] NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke There is more than meets the eye following even a mild traumatic brain injury. While the brain may appear to be intact, new findings reported in Nature suggest that the brain's protective coverings may feel the brunt of the impact. Using a newly developed mouse trauma model, senior author Dorian McGavern, Ph.D., scientist at the National...

2013-12-02 23:02:38

Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the Quad Cities located in Silvis, Illinois. This facility, managed by local native, Nathan Sels, PT, DPT, is committed to offering residents relief from pain, injuries, accidents, and everyday aches. Silvis, IL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Athletico opens its newest physical therapy clinic in the Quad Cities located in Silvis, Illinois. This facility, managed by local native, Nathan Sels, PT, DPT, is committed to offering residents...

2013-11-26 16:14:21

Nearly half of orthopaedic surgeons sustain at least one injury during their career and, in many cases, the resources available to them are inadequate, according to a Vanderbilt study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The study is the first to demonstrate that many surgeons are injured on the job during their careers, according to lead author Manish Sethi, M.D., assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation. Twenty-five percent of orthopaedic surgeons surveyed...


Latest injury Reference Libraries

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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2010-12-03 16:24:27

A goaltender mask, referred to a goalie mask, is worn by an ice hockey, inline hockey, and field hockey goaltenders in order to protect them from injury. In 1959, Jacques Plante was the first to create and use a practical mask. It was made of fiberglass that was contoured to his face although it eventually morphed into a helmet/cage combination. However, the single full fiberglass mask is much more popular option due to its safety. This mask changed the way goaltenders played since it...

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