Galvanized by a unique funding opportunity, a cross-disciplinary team of an engineer and emergency medicine physicians combined forces to combat traumatic brain injury.
Emergency & Trauma Care
Biomedical engineering is bringing gas chromatography technology bedside, potentially making detection of certain conditions dramatically easier.
To increase patient satisfaction and lower costs in emergency departments, researchers interviewed former surgical patients who later visited EDs with nonemergent conditions.
Natural disasters can overwhelm busy hospitals for days after storms dissipate. The reason: a wave of medical needs — beyond injuries — from patients without resources.
A potential solution to help get immobile bodies moving? A vibrating device to activate muscles — fulfilling a key part of a patient’s recovery while in intensive care.
A new trial plans to identify patients at urban hospitals who are at risk of hypertension and use text messages to help them reduce their blood pressure and obtain follow-up care.