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2013-12-11 23:01:41

Robert Forney, who suffered brain damage from exposure to IED explosions in Afghanistan, is the seventh winner of CollisionMax's Metal of Honor project. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Robert Forney of Northeast Philadelphia, PA, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the war in Afghanistan who suffered brain damage from multiple exposures to roadside improvised explosive device blasts, has been named the latest winner of CollisionMax’s Metal of Honor project. Free of charge,...

2013-12-09 23:25:08

NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic injuries and challenging diagnoses, with a focus on moving the clients from trauma to independence. Mount Dora, Florida (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic...

2013-12-04 23:04:44

The new Centers for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy at CarePoint Health provide the latest cutting-edge technology in wound treatment. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 In a move to expand the availability of its innovative treatment for chronic wounds, CarePoint Health has opened state-of-the-art wound care centers at two Hudson County hospitals. The new Centers for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy at CarePoint Health provide the latest cutting-edge technology in wound...

2013-12-03 23:21:02

Industry leader in wound care education adds intensive two-day prep course to portfolio, announces 2014 training schedule. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, is proud to announce the acquisition of Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC), an in-depth, two-day preparatory course for clinicians interested in preparing for the wound certification board examinations, becoming re-certified, or gaining a...

2013-12-03 14:01:34

Neurological functions following spinal cord injury have generally been assessed using the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) impairment scale. However, the scale primarily evaluates motor function, and little attention has been given to autonomic nerve functions, such as defecation, sweating or skin response. The sympathetic skin response test is a simple, safe, noninvasive electrophysiological detection method, and can objectively assess autonomic nerve functions in patients with...


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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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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