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Initiative Gives Rural EMS Responders 24-hour Access to Emergency Medicine Physicians

Jan 29, 2021

The Arizona Rural EMS Advanced Telemedicine Demonstration Initiative will improve patient outcomes by expanding EMS access to potentially lifesaving care.


Dr. Srikar Adhikari Receives EMF Grant to Study Artificial Intelligence for Prognosis of Ultrasound of the Lung in COVID

Jan 14, 2021

Srikar Adhikari, MD, professor of emergency medicine and director of the Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship, received an Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) and FUJIFILM Sonosite’s grant, which included a new Sonosite PX point-of-care ultrasound system, to support his research, "Artificial Intelligence for Prognosis of Ultrasound of the Lung in COVID (AI PULL),” examining the role of point-of-care ultrasound in the clinical care of COVID-19 patients.


Trauma Experts Aim to Reduce Deaths by Providing Blood-Clotting Agent

Dec 21, 2020

A study found that tranexamic acid, commonly used in cardiac surgery to help stop bleeding, improved the odds of survival for some trauma patients.


Implementing Pediatric Prehospital Care Guidelines Dramatically Improves Survival in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Dec 17, 2020

Emergency medicine guidelines to ensure continued flow of blood and oxygen to the brain are emphasized in study that undescores the first 26 minutes of care on the scene of an accident or fall are critical to survival and ongoing brain health.


Rapid Care Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Improve Survival

Dec 17, 2020

An evaluation of emergency medicine guidelines showed proper care on the scene of a brain injury is critical to survival and ongoing brain health.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020

Dec 16, 2020

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


People and Programs on the Move at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Nov 24, 2020

Among recent notices: Lifetime achievement award for Dr. Ron Weinstein; and Dr. Sam Keim elected to American Board of Emergency Medicine.


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz

Nov 18, 2020

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus

Nov 18, 2020

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.


Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19

Nov 13, 2020

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


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