Jul 13, 2016
The UA DEM was the first among 18 sites in the U.S. to enroll a patient for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) study “Application of Transcriptional Signatures for Diagnosis of Febrile Infants (BioSigs II).”
Jul 12, 2016
The chances of surviving heat stroke are only 50 percent, says Dr. Sam Keim, so if you must be outdoors, it's critically important to have access to shade or air conditioning.
Jun 30, 2016
The multicenter study showed the time it takes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients to regain consciousness varies widely and is longer than many had thought. Thousands of lives each year across the country could be saved by simply giving cardiac arrest victims more time to awaken in the hospital.
May 20, 2016
Southern Arizona emergency medical services (EMS) personnel were honored Tuesday, May 17, at the 2016 EMS Provider of the Year Awards in celebration of National EMS Week May 15-21.
May 18, 2016
The University of Arizona Department of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Section received awards at the 2016 Southern Arizona Emergency Medicine (SAEM) conference.
May 11, 2016
Researchers from the UA Departments of Medical Imaging, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, found MRI is effective in assessing appendicitis in children and younger adults with acute lower quadrant pain, according to a study published in Radiology.
May 11, 2016
The Department of Emergency Medicine medical Spanish immersion curriculum for emergency medicine residents and staff at the University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus is featured in the article "Meeting a growing demand subject to interpretation" published in the Arizona Sonoran News.
May 4, 2016
“These outcomes demonstrate that it is feasible to save lives from cardiac arrest through implementing and measuring this key intervention of Telephone-CPR instructions delivered by 9-1-1 dispatchers,” said UA Emergency Medicine researcher Dr. Bentley J. Bobrow.
May 2, 2016
Each year at the UA Department of Emergency Medicine Resident Research Forum, EM residents give oral presentations followed by a question and answer period on research projects they have worked on as part of the department’s ScholarQuest program. The department was extremely honored to have nationally renowned Richard M. Ruddy, MD, as the keynote speaker.
May 2, 2016
For a seventh straight year, KVOA is tackling water safety and drowning prevention in southern Arizona. UA emergency physician Dr. Art Sanders talks about the proper way of doing C.P.R. when there is water in the lungs. Read more.