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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

Sakles JC, Douglas MJK, Hypes CD, Patanwala AE, Mosier JM. "Management of Patients with Predicted Difficult Airways in an Academic Emergency Department." J Emerg Med. 2017.
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.