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2014-09-15 23:00:11

‘Advanced First Aid for First Responder on Scene’ is for those who are serious about becoming advanced first aiders IRELAND (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 “Advanced First Aid for First Responder on Scene” (published by Xlibris UK) written by author Frank O’ Connor leads readers from occupational first aid to cardiac first responder and on to advanced first aid without any difficulty. There are over 165 photographs and illustrations and 27 algorithms to guide them through the skill...

2014-09-08 12:29:30

"Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con)" teaches civilians life-saving techniques shown to dramatically increase casualty survival. CLINTON, Miss., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) announced a new education course that teaches civilians the same life-saving bleeding control techniques learned in Iraq and Afghanistan, and shown to dramatically increase casualty survival. "Bleeding Control for the Injured," aka "B-Con,"...

2014-08-25 08:24:15

Video Will Aim to Address Gaps in Knowledge About Life-Threatening (Severe) Allergies PITTSBURGH, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty, the fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical business of Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), and pro football player and EpiPen(®) (epinephrine) Auto-Injector spokesperson Adrian Peterson today announced the three winners of the Ready2Go(TM) MVP Draft, a nationwide search to find kids who have potentially life-threatening (severe) allergies and are prepared...

2014-07-03 23:06:57

First Choice ER participates in Friendswood, and The Woodlands 4th of July Parades Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the nation’s leading independent network of freestanding emergency rooms, will participate in two parades this 4th of July. First Choice Emergency Room and City Ambulance’s educational ambulance will participate in the 119th Annual Friendswood Fourth of July Celebration. The educational ambulance will drive in the parade and later be...

2014-07-02 16:20:26

WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SAM Medical Products and Tribalco are pleased to announce the selection of the SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT) to be included in the Department of Defense contract for the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) Sets. Tribalco, LLC was awarded the contract for the TCCC CASEVAC Program, # H92222-10-D-0023. The CASEVAC set combines patient access capabilities, mobility, and critical care components...

2014-05-30 23:07:22

Mecklenburg EMS Agency recognized for promoting employee health and wellness. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Mecklenburg EMS Agency has just been announced as a 2013 Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite award winner by the American Heart Association (AHA). Medic received this national distinction through physical activity support, increasing healthy eating options at work, and promoting a wellness culture for its employee population. The agency’s commitment to employee health and...

2014-05-23 23:06:25

Murrysville Area EMS Personnel Recognized in On-Field Ceremony Before Tonight’s Pirates Game at PNC Park Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 April 9 began as a beautiful spring day at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville. Suddenly at 7:13 a.m. everything changed. An attacker armed with a pair of 8-inch kitchen knives senselessly stabbed and slashed 22 students and faculty members in the school's crowded hallways. EMS personnel were on the scene in minutes, treating and...

2014-05-15 23:12:37

First Choice ER’s Whambulance will be at the three day event. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, will participate in the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival in Richardson, Texas on May 16th -18th. First Choice ER’s branded monster truck ambulance, the Whambulance, will be at Galatyn Park in Richardson all three days. Attendees can take pictures with the Whambulance, a converted 2005...

2014-05-01 23:07:34

Mecklenburg EMS Agency honored with national award for heart attack treatment and survival rates. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Mecklenburg EMS Agency has just been announced as the 2014 Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Level Recognition Award winner by the American Heart Association (AHA). Medic received this prestigious national award for its reality-based employee training, quality improvement measures and highly successful collaboration with area hospital systems in the...

2014-03-18 04:21:54

Guidelines demonstrated at CCA mix medicine, law-enforcement tactics with goal of saving lives in immediate aftermath of natural, manmade disasters DENVER, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Some of the nation's top instructors recently converged upon CCA, one of the Colorado community colleges, to train multiple law enforcement agencies from across Denver's Front Range on what may become the new standard in Trauma Critical Care (TCC) guidelines. (Photo:...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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