Michigan Medicine researchers sought to determine how much certain factors affect a patient’s decision to have elective diagnostic tests in the emergency department.
Kylie Urban covers communications for several departments within U-M Health System, including MedSport, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Emergency Medicine, Survival Flight, Pulmonary, Diabetes, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Pharmacy. She works with researchers and faculty to highlight their latest medical research and discoveries, and holds a soft spot in her heart for telling the stories of inspiring patients. Kylie is a graduate of the Michigan State University School of Journalism and has spent the past five years working in healthcare communications and public relations.
Medical emergencies cause a high number of vehicle crashes. University of Michigan researchers have teamed up with Toyota to examine whether new vehicle technology could predict — and potentially prevent — such scenarios.
Ketamine is used increasingly during surgery to reduce pain during recovery. A recent study questioned the efficacy of this common practice.
The annual American Thoracic Society International Conference wrapped up this week. Here’s a look at some of the newest research and stories from this year’s conference.
Researchers are investigating whether physical activity has beneficial effects on age-related declines in cognitive function.
Why studying literature, and sometimes debating the results, is so important for emergency medicine physicians — especially as patient populations change.