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.
Emergency & Trauma Care
After the state partially repealed its universal motorcycle helmet law in 2012, U-M researchers examined how the new law is impacting helmet use and rider safety.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.
Investigating a country’s alcohol-associated injury rate — and the groups most at risk — can help improve emergency care and inform public health policy, a U-M expert says.
Simulations of emergency situations in a controlled, calm and safe environment can help train smarter physicians. See how.
Investigators are gathering to support technical developments, and translational and clinical research, for use in the critical hours just after TBIs occur.