Biomedical engineering is bringing gas chromatography technology bedside, potentially making detection of certain conditions dramatically easier.
Emergency & Trauma Care
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.
Michigan Medicine will serve as the clinical coordinating center of a new emergency care clinical trial network. How the federally funded network seeks to improve patient outcomes from emergency conditions.