Navigation Links
Safety Product Company Sees Increased Inquiries Resulting from H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
Date:5/1/2009

Kidz-Med Thermofocus 5-in-1 Non-Contact Thermometer Available, Safety Prevention

WESTON, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization heightened awareness in regards to the swine flu by raising the pandemic flu alert to the second highest level below a global outbreak. Kidz-Med Inc., a leading child health and safety product supplier in the US, has been fielding an increase in inquiries from select hospitals, airports and schools about its Kidz-Med Thermofocus 5-in-1 Non-Contact Thermometer. The entities are preparing to check adults and children for fevers that could possibly result from this current flu outbreak.

Kidz-Med is reaching out to let the public know about how the Kidz-Med Thermofocus can benefit them during this time, and to give tips on prevention and symptoms to watch for.

The Kidz-Med Thermofocus, which was used by medical personnel in Asia during the SARS epidemic (See BBC article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/2986469.stm), is an ideal instrument to use to diagnose fevers associated with the flu since it has absolutely no contact with the skin, making for a completely hygienic and non-invasive experience; a reading is taken in a second and the thermometer is clinically proven to be accurate and safe.

The Company's CEO, and pediatric clinician, Dr. Christopher F. Tirotta says, "Our goal here isn't to alarm, but simply to keep the public informed on prevention methods and symptoms to watch for. Being that we have been receiving multiple inquiries in regards to using the Thermofocus to diagnose swine flu symptoms, we want to let the public know that we are here to help."

Dr. Tirotta continues:

"The virus is not food-borne and has nothing to do with eating pork -- it is air-borne, spread through tiny particles via coughing and sneezing. So be sure to cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze, dispose of any used tissues and wash your hands thoroughly. If you are out in public, avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth since germs spread this way.

The symptoms between children and adults vary, and if seen, should be attended to by a medical professional immediately. Warning signs in children include fast breathing or trouble breathing, significantly decreased energy level, dehydration, improvement of flu-like symptoms that come back with fever and worsened cough, bluish skin color, irritability more than normal and fever accompanied by a rash. Adults who experience difficulty breathing, dizziness, confusion, pain in the chest or abdomen or persistent vomiting should also be attended to immediately."

He concludes, "Even though we recommend visiting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, we are welcoming inquiries during this time should anyone have any questions pertaining to flu safety prevention -- we can be reached via our website at www.kidzmed.com."

About Kidz-Med, Inc.

A division of American Scientific Resources, Inc., Kidz-Med, Inc., was founded in 1993 by Dr. Christopher F. Tirotta to create children's pre-operative educational videos "A Hospital Trip With Dr. Bip" and "Dr. Bip's New Baby Tips". Today, Kidz-Med, Inc. is leading the pediatric and children's health and safety products industry in innovation by providing the most revolutionary patented family-friendly products sourced from around the globe to help keep children safe and parents reassured. For additional information, visit www.kidzmed.com or www.americansci.com.

    Contact for Inquiries:
    Erika Stanczak
    (847) 386-1384 x. 201
    www.kidzmed.com
    estanczak@americansci.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Kidz-Med, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Issues Annual Report for 2008
2. Union Survey on Influenza Pandemic Finds Lack of Adequate Health and Safety Measures for Health Care Workers
3. Study Results Published in CUTIS Demonstrate Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Vectical(TM) (calcitriol) Ointment 3 mcg/g in the Management of Mild-to-Moderate Plaque Psoriasis
4. Pennsylvania Governors Food Safety Council Meets to Discuss Food Supply Protection
5. Preventative Safety Tips Timed to Swine Flu Outbreak
6. Foodborne Illness Victims Mark President Obamas First 100 Days By Calling For Permanent Fix To Food Safety System
7. New Health Plan Payment Models Are Improving Patient Quality and Safety
8. Brassica Protection Products LLC Safety Statement
9. Connecting the Dots: For the First Time a Safety Report Links Research on a Childs Development and the Risk of Unintentional Injury With Age-Appropriate Safety Recommendations
10. IBM and Golden State Medical Supply Create Drug Safety Model to Help Combat Counterfeiting
11. Safety Measures Urged for Tree-Care Workers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab ... services, staged a mock evacuation of the facility as part of a disaster drill ... Department, Echo Hose EMS and Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has ... least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The Book of Revelation paints a ... centuries. Many have tossed it off as mere rubbish, but Yisrayl Hawkins says that ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... services for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range of technology and ... for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The American College of Medical ... Friedman, PhD, FACMI, during the Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. ... honor of Morris F. Collen, a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... of their peers in Washington, D.C., for the 49th Congress of the International ... Ph.D ., Vice President of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... Pa. , Oct. 12, 2017 ... leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today ... before the market opens on Thursday, October 26, 2017, ... the results and business expectations at 9:00 a.m. Eastern ... (U.S.) or 253-336-8738 (International). The conference ID is 94093362. ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... 10, 2017  NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 ... display stand specifically designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor ... clinical solution to support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, ... ... ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... Oct. 4, 2017  According to the Centers for Disease Control and ... October . PhysicianOne Urgent Care is helping communities across Massachusetts ... , by offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the ... certain health insurance regulations. ... time to get a flu shot is by the end of October, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: