• The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC) is a collaborative statewide Center of Excellence dedicated to improving the health-care outcomes of patients with acute illness and injuries, in both pre-hospital settings and within the hospital.

AEMRC

Director's Message

The Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center (AEMRC) is a collaborative statewide Center of Excellence dedicated to improving the health-care outcomes of patients with acute illness and injuries, in both pre-hospital settings and within the hospital.

The center’s research focus extends from the pre-hospital environment, including 911 and emergency medical services (EMS) care, through the emergency department and critical care settings.

Samuel M. Keim, MD, MS
Professor and Chair
Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center

AEMRC News

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Study on Use of Ultrasound to Prevent Secondary Injuries Associated with TBI

Richard Amini, MD, associate professor and emergency ultrasound director at Banner-UMC South, will study if low intensity, low frequency ultrasound is effective in preventing secondary injuries associate with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
 
 


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Preventing Heart Disease Among Hispanic Diabetes Patients in Arizona, Focus of UA Research

Reducing cardiovascular disease and complications among Hispanic diabetes patients in Arizona is the focus of a new research project for Tomas Nuño, PhD, assistant professor of public health practice and translational research at the UA Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health – Phoenix and the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Part of New NIH Emergency Medicine Research Effort

The Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) will advance critical emergency medicine research to improve outcomes for patients with neurologic, heart, lung, blood and trauma emergencies.


Selected Recent Publications

Sakles JC, G Corn J, Hollinger P, Arcaris B, Patanwala AE, Mosier JM. "The Impact of a Soiled Airway on Intubation Success in the Emergency Department when using the GlideScope or the Direct Laryngoscope." Acad Emerg Med. 2017.
Amini R, Stolz L, Patanwala A, Adhikari S. "Reply." J Ultrasound Med. 2017;36(5):1073-1074.
Milligan R, Houmes S, Goldberg LC, Nagdev A, Amini R. "Ultrasound-guided forearm nerve blocks in managing hand and finger injuries." Intern Emerg Med. 2017.
Rice A, Dudek J, Gross T, St Mars T, Woolridge D. "The Impact of a Pediatric Emergency Department Facility Verification System on Pediatric Mortality Rates in Arizona." J Emerg Med. 2017;52(6):894-901.