Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hospitals in crisis in least vaccinated state: Mississippi

As patients stream into Mississippi hospitals one after another, doctors and nurses have become all too accustomed to the rampant denial and misinformation about COVID-19 in the nation's least vaccinated state.

Health

'Trauma Informed Care' can help break the cycle of violence

Trauma surgeons are often the first point of contact with the health care system for victims of violence. However, their role can extend beyond caring for a patient's physical injuries. Trauma centers can help address root ...

Surgery

Increased tourniquet use has saved lives in Los Angeles County

Uncontrolled bleeding continues to be one of the most common causes of preventable death from a traumatic injury. However, patient survival from such injuries has improved in Los Angeles County due to an increased use of ...

Surgery

How Fortnite and Zelda can up your surgical game

Video games offer students obvious respite from the stresses of studies and, now, a study from a University of Ottawa medical student has found they could benefit surgical skills training.

Surgery

Intentional violent injuries up during peripandemic period

(HealthDay)—The proportion of intentional violent injuries increased during the peripandemic months, especially from firearms, according to a study published online Nov. 6 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

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