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2014-09-23 08:29:44

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Level IV Trauma Center Accreditation status has been granted to an additional hospital in Pennsylvania for the period from November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2015. Grove City Medical Center - Grove City, PA This brings the total number of trauma centers in Pennsylvania to 33 and enhances care of injured patients in Pennsylvania's rural regions. The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) is a non-profit...

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,"...

2014-08-29 16:23:58

Funding needed for state and rural trauma systems and to create new models for regionalized emergency care CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After authoring a new law to include burn injuries as part of trauma care, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), is working on legislation to provide long overdue financing to develop and revitalize the nation's state and rural trauma systems and to create innovative new models of regionalized emergency care. Sen. Reed's Improving Trauma...

2014-08-27 23:12:30

MilitaryConnection.com joins forces with Artists for Trauma to present the Rhythm and Joy Festival (RAJ14), promoting wellness through art and music. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 MilitaryConnection.com is a proud media sponsor, joining Artists for Trauma (AFT) and the Rhythm and Joy Festival (RAJ14) as they present a full day, soulful celebration of healing music, art and dance, featuring dynamic singers, musicians and performance artists. Created by Music & Arts director of the Agape...

2014-08-11 12:27:14

ALBANY, New York, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchMoz presents this most up-to-date research on China Trauma Fixation Market Outlook to 2020. "China Trauma Fixation Market Outlook to 2020" provides key market data on the China Trauma Fixation market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average price data (in US dollars), within market categories Internal Fixators and External Fixators. The report also provides company...

2014-07-29 23:11:51

MilitaryConnection.com joins forces with Artists for Trauma for the Rhythm and Joy Festival. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 MilitaryConnection.com is a proud media sponsor, joining Artists for Trauma and the Rhythm and Joy Festival (RAJ14) as they present a full day, soulful celebration of healing music, art and dance, featuring dynamic singers, musicians and performance artists. Created by Music & Arts director of the Agape International Spiritual Center, Rickie Byars...

2014-07-25 23:00:29

YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that Lt. Col. Shaye Molendyke will be offering a two-day "Yogafit for Warriors" workshop at Ft. Hood Army Post in Killeen, Texas from September 20th to 21st. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that Lt. Col. Shaye Molendyke will be offering a two-day "Yogafit for Warriors" workshop at Ft. Hood Army Post in Killeen, Texas from September 20th to 21st. The goal of...

3-D reconstruction of skull
2014-07-25 02:00:06

PLOS 3-D imaging provides new insights to Paleolithic child's skull trauma 3D imaging of a Paleolithic child's skull reveals potentially violent head trauma that likely lead to brain damage, according to a study published July 23, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hélène Coqueugniot and colleagues from CNRS - Université de Bordeaux and EPHE. A Paleolithic child that lived ~100 thousand years ago found at Qafzeh in lower Galilee, Israel, was originally thought to have a...

2014-07-15 23:11:58

Pamela E. Erlandson, is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 NAPW honors Pamela E. Erlandson, Owner, Surgical Assistant, Surgical Technologist III & Surgical & Medical Legal Consultant for Erlandson Surgical & Medical Legal Consulting Services, as 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Erlandson is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in...

2014-07-11 23:05:36

Shoulder instability is a common injury in football players but the rate of return to play has not been regularly determined following surgery. A new study, discussed at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting today details that return rates for NFL players is approximately 90 percent no matter what the stabilization procedure (open vs. arthroscopic). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Shoulder instability is a common injury in football players but...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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