Oct 1, 2014
The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking community input on a clinical trial that requires a medical procedure to be performed without patient consent. The study will determine if a new device to secure breathing tubes holds the emergency breathing tubes more securely than currently used devices. The trial, which is set to begin this fall at the University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus, will be performed on critically ill or injured patients who are unable to provide informed consent.
Sep 9, 2014
New elective track program provides our residents the opportunity to obtain more in-depth exposure to a subspecialty area.
Sep 2, 2014
The HeartMap Tucson Challenge enlists the public’s help to locate the life-saving devices in Tucson and Pima County. The individual or team that identifies the most AEDs wins a $5,000 grand prize.
Aug 11, 2014
The UA College of Pharmacy has announced a new two-year toxicology fellowship believed to be the first of its kind in the country...
Jul 29, 2014
A study published July 24 in the Annals of Emergency Medicine says a system being used at Arizona hospitals has saved the lives of countless cardiac arrest patients...
Jul 22, 2014
John C. Sakles, MD, professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, has recently been elected to the Society for Airway Management (SAM) International Airway Faculty. Dr. Sakles has been a faculty member on the acclaimed "The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency" for more than 15 years...
Jun 27, 2014
Welcome to Arizona EMCast! A podcast of Emergency Medicine core content, practical EM tips and general ER goodness geared toward EM residents and EM-bound medical students...