The 2013 list recognizes 325 UAB physicians in 65 specialties who are among the top 5 percent of clinicians in the United States, as voted by their peers. Nearly three-dozen additional top doctors were added to UAB’s total count compared to last year’s list.
SimWars is part of a week-long Research and Innovation in Medical Education workshop held on the UAB campus in August 2012.
Renal replacement therapy performed continuously over 24 hours provides better hemodynamic tolerance, fluid removal in critically ill patients with kidney failure.
Researchers are examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults, as well as any effects those two factors have on the quality of life for seniors.
The new method is an improved form of optical coherence tomography, termed micro-OCT, which has been shown to provide valuable images of four different, difficult-to-measure parameters of airway health.
Until now, there were no standardized recommendations from the medical community regarding patient selection, surgical preparation, inpatient management and long-term care considerations for mechanical circulatory support patients.
A study suggests, for the first time, one reason why two promising trials designed to investigate therapies for acute respiratory distress syndrome were halted for futility.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been awarded a $28 million grant renewal for the nation’s largest study aimed at exploring racial and geographic differences in stroke illness and stroke death from The National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke.