In a randomized controlled trial, a brief talk with a counselor helped ER patients reduce drug misuse, and a “virtual therapist” on a tablet also showed promise.
Emergency & Trauma Care
Why do so many people, especially young adults, seek emergency care for mundane eye complaints? Researchers highlight the trend — and better options.
Already-available data can improve patient care — just one of the many innovative traumatic brain injury research ideas that the Feb. 17 Massey TBI Grand Challenge aims to fund.
With input from U-M trauma experts, elderly and obese dummies are being used to help car manufacturers create safer vehicles for today’s drivers.
After the state partially repealed its universal motorcycle helmet law in 2012, U-M researchers examined how the new law is impacting helmet use and rider safety.
In 20 years, only 92 gold-standard studies have been done for cardiac arrest, though it happens a staggering 535,000 times annually in the U.S.