News tagged with trauma patients

Computer tomograph on rails

Siemens has installed a mobile, rail-mounted computer tomograph at Frankfurt University Hospital. The device can be used in two rooms: the room for routine scans and the trauma room. If necessary, the CT ...

Jul 15, 2014
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Gene flux can foretell survival for trauma patients

The onset of inflammation and infection in a person recovering from a trauma such as a car accident or severe burns can be as deadly as the incident itself. New findings from Princeton University researchers ...

Sep 13, 2011
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Vitamin D deficiency high among trauma patients

New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D.

Feb 07, 2012
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Don't let pre-Thanksgiving drinking end in tragedy

The day before Thanksgiving, nicknamed Black Wednesday, is a time when college students are home and reunite with friends over beers or other alcoholic drinks in bars and restaurants. But what often starts out as a joyous ...

Nov 13, 2013
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PTSD symptoms common among ICU survivors

One in three people who survived stays in an intensive care unit (ICU) and required use of a mechanical ventilator showed substantial post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms that lasted for up to two years, according ...

Feb 26, 2013
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