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Pima County AED Scavenger Hunt Participants Find More Than 1,300 Defibrillators

Nov 3, 2014

$5,000 grand prize presentation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 5.


From the American College of Surgeons: Injury Prevention Intervention Cuts Distracted Driving in Half, According To Trauma Surgeons

Oct 29, 2014

Just knowing about the true perils of texting and cell phone use while driving helps keep drivers’ minds and eyes on the road.


UA Department of Emergency Medicine Seeks Community Input On Study of a New Airway Device

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.


Residency Program Adds Subspecialty Tracks

Sep 9, 2014

New elective track program provides our residents the opportunity to obtain more in-depth exposure to a subspecialty area.


Tucson Fire Department and UA Department of Emergency Medicine Host Community-Wide Scavenger Hunt for Life-Saving Emergency Defibrillators Sept. 3-30

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.


Dr. Nic Hurst is first interdisciplinary toxicology fellow

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...


Dan Spaite, MD
New System in Arizona Dramatically Improves Survival from Cardiac Arrest

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...


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