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Critical Care category provides info on critical care. Critical care is an arena of medicine that deals with the life-support systems and care of patients that are critically sick. If you hear that a patient as being in critical care, theyre basically in intensive care.

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New Wound Dressing Enables Faster Healing

New Wound Dressing Enables Faster Healing

Wound dressings are an integral part of wound management and with the new advanced dressings like Duoderm and Tegaderm, wound care has significantly improved. A new ...

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The Importance of First Aid Training

The Importance of First Aid Training

You never really know what is around the corner, especially, when it comes to accidents. When you least expect it, a situation could arise, where someone gets hurt. ...

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An emergency medical technician (EMT) can be certified as basic, intermediate, or paramedic, depending on the licensing state. The levels vary with the amount of training received and the overall

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 14, 2012

EMS IV equipment has been transformed with the creation of portable fluid heating systems. Previous field situations calling for intravenous administration put patients at a high risk for suffering

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 14, 2012

Various types of medical professionals are capable of assisting individuals in an emergency field situation. The first responder is the initial professional arriving on the scene of an incident and

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 14, 2012

Emergency medical services (EMS) deliver acute care in the field and during transport in order to help stabilize a patient prior to facility entry. They also supply transport services to individuals

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 14, 2012

Portable IV warmers were invented to solve a dangerous medical problem: unchecked hypothermia in injury victims. Due to the tendency of serious injuries to cause hypothermia, the malady commonly

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 13, 2012

IV fluid warmers have existed for decades, but only recently were they designed for portable use. Portable EMT IV equipment is indispensable for treating injury victims. If a portable IV warmer is

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 13, 2012

Intravenous (IV) infusions are commonly administered to injury victims. Three of the most common maladies of injury victims - blood loss, dehydration, and pain - can be treated with IV fluids.

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 13, 2012

Paramedics treat various types of maladies, but hypothermia is a malady that they often find difficult to treat. This is because most Emergency Medical Services (EMS) do not supply paramedics with

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 13, 2012
Joe X Wilson

Brain attack or a stroke is a serious medical condition which may result in permanent disabilities and fatalities. Some medical surveys suggest that strokes are the leading cause of disabilities in

By: Joe X Wilson l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 10, 2012

What makes for effective and innovative CPR, First Aid, and safety training. How to get your employees to stop groaning everytime the CPR guy shows up.

By: Eric Scherpenberg l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 01, 2012
Andy Floyd

This article aims to chart the development of Emergency Medicine in the United Kingdom. It traces the initial motivation to provide better care for the injured in war-time situations, and shows how a

By: Andy Floyd l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 31, 2012
Andy Floyd

Finding the right training provider when preparing for your all-important post-graduate medical examinations is something you should not leave to chance. This article helps you to identify which

By: Andy Floyd l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 31, 2012

Accidents happen when we least expect them. For campers out in the wilderness, basic first aid knowledge is necessary when urgent care isn't nearby.

By: Anna Woodward l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 16, 2012
Wyatt Baldwin

Let's get one thing straight-there are going to be some companies that show up at trade shows with $10,000,000 booths that have entire sections of their company devoted to analyzing exactly how they

By: Wyatt Baldwin l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 14, 2012

Many hospital administrators make the mistake of trying to establish their own in-house linen services before they fully calculate the cost. Learn more about the true cost of in-house linens and why

By: Aly Merritt l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 13, 2012
Carey D. Lohrenz

An average of 200,000 Americans die in hospitals annually from medical mistakes. That is the equivalent of 390 jumbo jets full of people. Four years ago today, a lack of basic Patient Safety measures

By: Carey D. Lohrenz l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 04, 2012

Greening your hospital can have many benefits, including lowering costs, increasing patient health, and making workers happier. Here are some tips on how you can make your hospital a more

By: Aly Merritt l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 03, 2012
Jahanzaib Azher Janjua

The other organization that regulates the health industry by setting cleaning standards of surgical instruments is The Occupational Safety and Health Administration which is by the United States

By: Jahanzaib Azher Janjua l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Apr 20, 2012

Avoiding cross-contamination is a crucial part of running a hospital or clinic. Learn about steps your staff can take to reduce the spread of infection among patients.

By: Aly Merritt l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Apr 10, 2012

Exam Gloves are used for medical examinations, surgeries and are disposable. There are many medical supply companies that sell Exam Gloves in packets of more than 100 for hospitals, clinics and other

By: Sonia K Ganti l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Apr 09, 2012
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Many people still prefer natural treatments or home remedies for their ailments including injuries and wounds. Honey is one such remedy that has been used for thousands of years for treatment of

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 15, 2012 lViews: 86 lComments: 0

As wounds, cuts and bruises are common one should know how to handle bleeding wounds. the article discusses steps to treat a bleeding wound.

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 16, 2012 lViews: 74 lComments: 0

You never really know what is around the corner, especially, when it comes to accidents. When you least expect it, a situation could arise, where someone gets hurt. If the situation is not sorted

By: Pinky Dsouza l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Mar 19, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0

An emergency medical technician (EMT) can be certified as basic, intermediate, or paramedic, depending on the licensing state. The levels vary with the amount of training received and the overall

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0
Andy Floyd

Finding the right training provider when preparing for your all-important post-graduate medical examinations is something you should not leave to chance. This article helps you to identify which

By: Andy Floyd l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 31, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0

Cancer is one of the most dreadful diseases with chronic effects on a person's body. No matter what type of cancer it is, it can significantly deteriorate your health and well-being.

By: Cary Rentner l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Mar 22, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0

Portable IV warmers were invented to solve a dangerous medical problem: unchecked hypothermia in injury victims. Due to the tendency of serious injuries to cause hypothermia, the malady commonly

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 13, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Greg Garner

An abnormal break in the continuity of body tissues is called wound. A wound can result in bleeding internally or externally. Severe bleeding can cause shock, unconsciousness and death.

By: Greg Garner l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 02, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0

EMS IV equipment has been transformed with the creation of portable fluid heating systems. Previous field situations calling for intravenous administration put patients at a high risk for suffering

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0

This article explains urgent care centers and the benefits that it brings. It highlights the more common treatments and remedies it brings.

By: Alfred Ardis l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 18, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0

Intravenous (IV) infusions are commonly administered to injury victims. Three of the most common maladies of injury victims - blood loss, dehydration, and pain - can be treated with IV fluids.

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 13, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0

Wound dressings are an integral part of wound management and with the new advanced dressings like Duoderm and Tegaderm, wound care has significantly improved. A new wound dressing has been developed

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 15, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

Accidents happen when we least expect them. For campers out in the wilderness, basic first aid knowledge is necessary when urgent care isn't nearby.

By: Anna Woodward l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 16, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0

When medical issues come up after-hours, it can be difficult to decide what to do. If it does not warrant a trip to the emergency room, an urgent care clinic may be the answer.

By: A Aaronson l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

Sports first aid is a special type of first aid which focuses specifically on sports related injuries. But who really needs to get trained in this? Here are some of the people who could really

By: Ian Martyn l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Jahanzaib Azher Janjua

The other organization that regulates the health industry by setting cleaning standards of surgical instruments is The Occupational Safety and Health Administration which is by the United States

By: Jahanzaib Azher Janjua l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Apr 20, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

Various types of medical professionals are capable of assisting individuals in an emergency field situation. The first responder is the initial professional arriving on the scene of an incident and

By: Joe LoPiccolo l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jun 14, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

Chronic wounds like diabetic foot ulcer are quite common and a serious threat to well-being of patients. A new powder has been developed for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcer. This powder forms a

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 16, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

Bleeding is a common phenomenon in life. This article discusses how a wound bleeds and the different aspects behind a wound bleeding.

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 16, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Matthew G Young

Eighty-seven percent of strokes are caused by blood clots blocking blood flow to the brain. A new device called the Solitaire is pending approval in the U.S. that can help restore blocked blood flow.

By: Matthew G Young l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
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Accidents happen when we least expect them. For campers out in the wilderness, basic first aid knowledge is necessary when urgent care isn't nearby.

By: Anna Woodward l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l May 16, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0

The doctor's service is availed by each one of us at some point of time. It is very important for you to have all the information of the medical credentialing of your doctor.

By: Deny Chandra l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Mar 27, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

This article explains urgent care centers and the benefits that it brings. It highlights the more common treatments and remedies it brings.

By: Alfred Ardis l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 18, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0

If a person, or someone they know, ever finds themselves extremely ill and travel becomes difficult, they could enlist the help of an air ambulance. With the use of jets, people can be taken to the

By: Jeremy P Stanfords l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0

When medical issues come up after-hours, it can be difficult to decide what to do. If it does not warrant a trip to the emergency room, an urgent care clinic may be the answer.

By: A Aaronson l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 16, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Greg Garner

An abnormal break in the continuity of body tissues is called wound. A wound can result in bleeding internally or externally. Severe bleeding can cause shock, unconsciousness and death.

By: Greg Garner l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 02, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Matthew G Young

Eighty-seven percent of strokes are caused by blood clots blocking blood flow to the brain. A new device called the Solitaire is pending approval in the U.S. that can help restore blocked blood flow.

By: Matthew G Young l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 19, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0

Sports first aid is a special type of first aid which focuses specifically on sports related injuries. But who really needs to get trained in this? Here are some of the people who could really

By: Ian Martyn l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 14, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

First aid training is something that everyone should do, no matter where they live or work. Even basic training can help to save a life when an accident occurs. Here are some of the main reasons it

By: Ian Martyn l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 29, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

Usually first aid is used to treat small injuries; very rarely it is a matter of life and death. First aid can be used anywhere, when there is an injury, be it at home, school, workplace and in

By: Kiran M Reddy l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 06, 2012 lViews: 48 lComments: 0

First aid is emergency medical care provided by non-professionals during emergency situations. There are many different kinds of emergency situations. Some are minor incidences that only require

By: Kiran M Reddy l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 06, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0

First aid is an emergency medical care that is provided by people who are trained and untrained in the medical profession. Anyone can get first aid training, and those who pass it will be a certified

By: Kiran M Reddy l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Feb 06, 2012 lViews: 38 lComments: 0
K Eckland

Carotid stenting sounds like a wonderful solution to the layperson. But the truth is always more complicated. I'll talk about it more here to give a better understanding of the disease, diagnosis,

By: K Eckland l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 13, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0

Wound dressings are an integral part of wound management and with the new advanced dressings like Duoderm and Tegaderm, wound care has significantly improved. A new wound dressing has been developed

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 15, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

Many people still prefer natural treatments or home remedies for their ailments including injuries and wounds. Honey is one such remedy that has been used for thousands of years for treatment of

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 15, 2012 lViews: 86 lComments: 0

Chronic wounds like diabetic foot ulcer are quite common and a serious threat to well-being of patients. A new powder has been developed for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcer. This powder forms a

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 16, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

Considering the rate at which people get injured it is beneficial to know how to stop mild bleeding. This article discusses ways in which one can handle mild bleeding.

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 16, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

Wounds, cuts and bruises are common in everyone's life. This article discusses various ways in which open wounds are treated.

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 16, 2012 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

As wounds, cuts and bruises are common one should know how to handle bleeding wounds. the article discusses steps to treat a bleeding wound.

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 16, 2012 lViews: 74 lComments: 0

Bleeding is a common phenomenon in life. This article discusses how a wound bleeds and the different aspects behind a wound bleeding.

By: Alice Merry l Health & Fitness > Critical Care l Jan 16, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
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