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2014-01-16 23:22:15

Encompass HealthCare, Southeast Michigan's most advanced outpatient wound care center, begins its fourth year healing pressure sores, diabetic foot ulcers and other serious wounds using the latest treatments and technologies. West Bloomfield, MI (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Encompass HealthCare, an advanced outpatient wound care center in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is celebrating its third anniversary of healing non-healing wounds. The Center has been offering wound care patients a safer...

2014-01-16 08:27:58

New ConvaTec Academy(TM) portal includes accredited CE courses to help advance best practices, support better patient outcomes and reduce costs SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, announced today the launch of a new series of continuing education offerings for health care practitioners focused on wound and skin care. Available through the ConvaTec Academy(TM) online portal, the offerings include...

2014-01-14 23:25:29

A grandmother, who endured a dog attack in San Antonio while walking with her young grandchildren received a settlement of $250,000 with the help of personal injury attorney and Carlson Law Firm Partner, Edna Elizondo, the firm recently announced (Cause No. 2012-CI-05882, 438th District Court, Bexar County). San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 A grandmother, who endured a dog attack in San Antonio while walking with her young grandchildren, received a settlement of $250,000 with...

2014-01-14 23:23:37

Spiracur and AinsCorp Team up to Bring Proven, Advanced Wound Care System to Australia and New Zealand Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Spiracur Inc., developer of the only mechanically powered advanced wound care solution with the proven efficacy of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT), today announced that it received Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approval for its SNaP® Wound Care System for the treatment of chronic and acute wounds. In addition, the...

2014-01-13 08:29:02

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced it has initiated, with multiple patients enrolled, a U.S. post-market clinical trial (NCT01858545) comparing the efficacy of MatriStem® to a leading cellular scaffold, Dermagraft®, for the treatment of patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) that failed to adequately heal...

2014-01-09 11:40:16

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ultra-length races in North America increased from 15,500 in 1998 to 63,530 in 2012, according to UltraRunning Magazine. Despite its popularity, however, little is known about the health effects of this intense form of exercise. To learn more about the...

2014-01-08 16:26:16

Surgical Leaders and other Medical Experts Discuss Lessons Learned from Asiana Airlines Accident Response CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 14, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and hosts John Maa, MD, FACS, and Shelley Marks, MD, FACS, will bring together health care leaders from across the Bay Area for the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Northern California, to share the successes and challenges in trauma/critical care delivery in the days and weeks after...

2014-01-07 23:29:23

Combined companies create one of the largest networks of comprehensive wound centers in the country. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 RestorixHealth, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound care centers, has finalized a merger agreement with Candescent Healing. 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...

2014-01-03 15:23:46

Canadian surgeons collaborate with South African hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data in a low medical resource environment according to new Journal of American College of Surgeons study Electronic health records (EHRs) have become standard practice throughout hospitals in North America, but in countries with fewer resources many front-line clinicians are still collecting data on paper, if they are collecting it at all. But now, surgeons from...

2013-12-31 23:00:17

North American Seminars delivers live hands on training courses throughout the United States; in addition Healthclick delivers online physical therapy continuing education courses designed to supplement the live courses. Spinal Cord Injury is a video based training course that deal with various aspects of delivering care to the SCI patient. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 This PT Online continuing education course delivers current approached to evaluating, treating a patient with...


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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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