PECARN News

PECARN News

Dale Woolridgem MD, PhD
KOLD Interview: Teen suicide screening study to begin in Tucson in July

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Banner-University Medical Center's Emergency Department staff will use a new tool to screen teenagers for suicide risk, starting in July. 


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UA Department of Emergency Medicine Researchers to Study Screening Tool for Teen Suicide Risk

UA researchers hope to develop and validate a patient-friendly, easy-to-use screening tool to identify at risk youths and recommend appropriate resources to help save lives.


BioSigs II Clinical Trial Enrolls First Patient

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).”