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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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DEM Faculty Receive UA COM Medical Education Awards

DEM Faculty receive honors from the UA College of Medicine Academy of Medical Education Scholars (AMES).


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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.


Selected Recent Publications

Gaither JB, Chikani V, Stolz U, et al. "Body Temperature after EMS Transport: Association with Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes." Prehosp Emerg Care. 2017:1-7.
Nuño T, Bobrow BJ, Rogge-Miller KA, et al. "Disparities in telephone CPR access and timing during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest." Resuscitation. 2017.
Minckler MR, Conser E, Figueroa JJ, Scott AJ, Gaither J, Amini R. "The Semantics of Priapism and the First Sign of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia." Case Rep Emerg Med. 2017;2017:2656203.