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2008-08-18 18:00:48

Medline Industries, Inc. announced today a new prevention campaign targeting six hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) and the creation of a $1 million research grant program to support the adoption of evidence-based solutions in healthcare institutions at its Prevention Above All forum in Chicago. More than 80 chief nursing officers, chief medical officers and healthcare quality executives from across the U.S. are attending the two day forum, where healthcare policy experts and professionals...

2008-07-31 12:00:00

IRVING, Texas, July 31, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- DelSite, Inc. (OTCBB:DSII), a drug and vaccine delivery technology company, today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its Carrington(r) wound care division to Medline Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies and services. In connection with a decision made by DelSite's board of directors, DelSite will exit the wound care business, including the manufacture of wound care products under the...

2008-07-15 15:00:52

MUNDELEIN, Ill., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparing for the upcoming Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reimbursement changes regarding hospital acquired conditions (HACs) will require healthcare providers to learn and implement strategic training and education programs such as Medline's Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program, according to nationally recognized wound care experts meeting during the 40th Annual Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses (WOCN) conference in Orlando, Florida....

2008-06-30 12:03:14

MUNDELEIN, Ill., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Medline Industries, Inc. announced today an advanced line of therapeutic pressure redistribution mattresses, operating room table pads and stretcher pads aimed at helping hospitals and long-term care providers prevent avoidable, painful pressure ulcers in their facilities. Designed with state-of-the-art materials, the products provide outstanding pressure redistribution, greatly reduced shearing effects and a cool, comfortable therapeutic surface for...

2008-06-17 12:00:58

MUNDELEIN, Ill., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to spark a change in healthcare professional hand hygiene practices, Medline Industries, Inc. announced today the nationwide launch of its Hand Hygiene Compliance Program (HHCP) to hospitals and healthcare facilities at the 35th Annual Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology Educational Conference in Denver. "Most healthcare-associated infection (HAI) is spread by direct contact, especially via the hands of...

2007-02-21 12:00:13

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, February 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier , the world's leading scientific, technical and medical publisher has announced that its journal, Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine has been selected for inclusion in MEDLINE(R). Maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine(R), MEDLINE (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online) is the premier bibliographic database containing approximately 13 million references to journal...


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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

Disease Models & Mechanisms
2012-05-12 21:51:28

Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is a peer-reviewed open-access biomedical journal published by The Company of Biologists, a UK non-profit publisher of international biological journals, such as Journal of Cell Science and the journal Development. The journal covers the mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment of human disease. The journal publishes original research and review articles, and aims to promote communication between basic researchers, translational researchers and...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

Virology Journal
2012-04-24 18:40:35

Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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