News tagged with trauma patients

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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Alternating training improves motor learning

Learning from one's mistakes may be better than practicing to perfection, according to a study in the Oct. 19 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The study found that forcing people to switch from a normal walking patter ...

Oct 18, 2011
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World first computer saving lives

Complex decision-making in the second-by-second handling of trauma patients in hospital emergency rooms is being aided by a world-first computer system at Melbourne's The Alfred Hospital.

Jul 23, 2013
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