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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...

2014-09-19 08:25:46

Three helpful answers from USA.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traumatic situations are unexpected, sudden, and sometimes, violent. In many cases they do not leave visible signs of physical damage, but the emotional damage can be severe. People who have been through traumatic events or natural disasters can often experience strong emotions such as fear, sadness, and signs of depression. But it's important to be aware that these emotions are normal when they are...

2014-09-17 16:27:11

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crawford Healthcare, the UK-based advanced wound and skin care company, announces the acquisition of Touchless Care Concepts in the US, which includes its patented range of spray skin protection products. The Touchless Care Concepts (TCC) products use a patented spray mechanism that delivers microfine zinc oxide, miconazole nitrate, and bacitracin to the skin in a controlled manner. This allows for a fast, touchless application to help...

2014-09-16 23:08:54

Strategic combination provides unparalleled strength and reach in the wound services industry Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 RestorixHealth, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound care centers, has finalized a merger agreement with Paradigm Medical Management. The combined companies, operating under the RestorixHealth name, will create one of the largest networks of wound care service providers in the country. Chronic wounds are a significant health problem...

2014-09-16 08:29:18

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) recognizes the generous support of its 2014 corporate sponsors and announces open enrollment for the 2015 AAWC Corporate Sponsorship Program. This year's AAWC Corporate Sponsors include: 3M Skin and Wound Care, KCI Medical, Molnlycke Health Care US LLC, Organogenesis, Smith & Nephew, and Smith & Nephew Biotherapeutics. Corporate support is paramount to sustaining...

2014-09-09 16:23:31

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today released new Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) and a mobile app for the treatment of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures (elbow fractures in children), to aid trauma and emergency department doctors and orthopaedic residents in the treatment of these complex injuries. "These are very serious injuries requiring appropriate evaluation and treatment," said James Sanders, MD,...

2014-09-09 12:26:04

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today released three new clinical practice guidelines (CPG) featuring evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and treating hip fractures in patients age 65 and older, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, and dysplasia of the hip in infants up to 6 months of age. These recommendations are meant to be used as an educational tool to augment the clinical judgment of...

2014-09-05 08:24:18

Live Webcast on Wednesday, September 10, at 2:55 p.m. EST GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that President and CEO Richard Garr will present at the 16(th) Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference on Wednesday, September 10, at 2:55 p.m. EST. Garr will provide an overview of the company's NSI-566 cell therapy clinical trials for ALS, which concluded final Phase II treatments in July, and chronic spinal cord...

2014-09-03 12:31:47

Leaf Healthcare co-founder Barrett Larson to speak at MedX Conference on September 6 PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time a new, wearable technology promises to help medical personnel prevent pressure ulcers by monitoring patient movement and alerting caregivers when patients susceptible to pressure ulcers need to be turned. At the 2014 Medicine X Conference, Dr. Barrett Larson will discuss a novel monitoring system that can help eliminate...

2014-09-01 23:03:34

The global wound care market involves various products that help in healing and preventing infection. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/wound-care-market-371.html (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The Report “Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019” provides a...


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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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