Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Emergency department plays key role in evaluating COVID-19 tests

More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, most Americans likely share the experience of anxiously awaiting the results of a COVID test, whether a lab-based PCR test administered at a hospital, a "point-of-care" rapid ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Trauma centers expand care to treat patients beyond physical injury

Most patients who show signs of alcohol or opioid/stimulant drug use associated with injury now undergo screening and/or intervention in Level I and II trauma centers, according to national survey results. Screenings and ...

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 ...

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