Vascular PRN

World Thrombosis Day Raises Awareness of Dangers of Blood Clots

Health care providers and advocacy groups around the world marked the second annual World Thrombosis Day on October 13, 2015. The movement's mission is to increase global awareness of thrombosis and reduce death and disability cause by the disease.

Compression Therapy Offers Safer Alternative to Dangerous Blood-Thinning Drugs

A new report highlights the potential hazards of a controversial but widely-used medication.

Vascular PRN's Compression System Offers Effective Treatment for Many Equine Injuries

On May 2, national and worldwide attention focused on Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., where the Kentucky Derby was contested on its traditional first Saturday in May spot on the calendar. And the beginning of America's Triple Crown series served as a high-profile backdrop to the fact that Vascular PRN's horse compression system is available any time of the year as an all-natural therapy for the treatment of injured horses.

Alligator Attacks Horse in Pastureland Near Tampa-St. Petersburg

Equine sustaining bite to leg is latest among growing number of gator-linked incidents in Florida.

USDA OK's, Places on Hold, Conditional License for Vaccine Against Equine Disease

Ailment commonly known as pigeon fever can cause debilitating conditions in horses.

Charity Launches Relief Effort for Horses Injured, Traumatized by Earthquake in Nepal

Agency has saved hundreds of equines, continues to offer veterinary services.

Follow-Up to Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Study Addresses Effect of IPC Use on Hospital Costs

In 2013, a collaborative study funded by the National Institute of Health Research in the UK found that intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) reduced the risk of blood clots and improved survival rates in immobile patients with acute stroke.

In Louisiana, State Medicaid Now Covers Pneumatic Compression Therapy for Lymphedema

Louisiana Medicaid recipients will now receive complete coverage for the use of compression pumps and other compression therapies to treat lymphedema, according to an announcement from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH).

New Pharmaceutical Alternative to Anti-Clotting Medications Offers Benefits, Risks

A large number of patients cannot take traditional anti-clotting drugs, such as warfarin, because of the risks of internal bleeding and drug interactions.

As Medicare Reimbursements Shrink, Skilled Nursing Facilities Turn to Pneumatic Compression Therapy to Prevent DVT

Because of diminishing reimbursements from Medicare, skilled nursing facilities are increasingly adopting pneumatic compression therapy and other low-cost approaches to preventing deep vein thrombosis (DVT).