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The study will observe two sedation medications, ketamine and etomidate, that are most commonly used for sedations, ketamine and etomidate, to determine which is best during intubations.
This procedure has been clinically proved to help reduce blood pressure in patients for whom neither medications nor lifestyle changes have been successful.
UAB Hospital has been named a one of the first ever “Best Regional Hospitals for Equitable Access” for its commitment to serving socioeconomically disadvantaged patients.
The Family and Community Medicine Clinic at UAB Hospital-Highlands has 14 providers and seven residents prepared to treat pregnant individuals and newborns. 
Knowing the basics of CPR, even low-quality CPR from a bystander, can be a lifesaving action for a person in need.
Shortly before her 34th birthday, King was diagnosed with a grade 2 astrocytoma tumor in her right temporal lobe, and it could not be removed without cutting out part of her brain. Thanks to a clinical trial at UAB, her tumor has stopped growing and has started to shrink.
APPs are generally physician assistants or nurse practitioners, and in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, they account for more than 1,000 arrived patient appointments each year.
The goal of this project is to reduce health disparities in colonoscopy screening and colorectal cancer outcomes for vulnerable populations in Jefferson County.
A cycle of physical and mental exhaustion has many contributors. A few tips to improve both can have immense positive effects in a person’s life. 
New efficient care for patients with stroke is helping UAB lead the way in outcomes for patients who present in the emergency department.
The device will be used to treat patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at high or extreme risk for open-heart surgery.
The clinic will provide primary care and specialty care services including endocrinology, nephrology and pain management. 
The new program emphasizes the significance of proper nutrition, as well as the importance of self-wellness factors such as sleep, ultimately aiming to enhance the overall performance and well-being of student-athletes.
The new Brain Aging and Memory Hub will house the UAB Divisions of Neuropsychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, as well as the Alzheimer’s Disease Center and the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute.
Students enrolled in the UAB Department of Pediatrics Mini Medical School are immersed in hands-on learning about the wide variety of career opportunities in the health care field.
With its sixth consecutive Magnet nursing designation, UAB Hospital is yet again recognized for its excellence in nursing and patient outcomes.
Blaine Perkins honored his care team from UAB that treated him after his wreck during the 2023 race at Talladega Superspeedway.
In addition to providing excellent trauma care, UAB surgeons continue to establish innovative programs to better improve trauma care in Alabama.
Two Alabama women with the same one-in-a-million pregnancy deliver healthy “twins” at UAB Hospital less than two months apart.
The Social Work Partnership will bring together academicians, students, and social workers currently working in the field to inform best educational practices aligned with the field requirements.
National Donate Life Month celebrates the lifesaving gift of organ, eye and tissue donation that many give and receive.
The UAB neurosurgery team performed an emergency brain aspiration on Easton Fothergill after he was rushed to UAB Hospital with a large brain abscess.
Isaac completed two clinical trials in four years for multiple myeloma and says they gave him his life back.
Clinical trial findings from the LATITUDE study show promise in long-acting HIV treatment for patients who have long struggled with daily HIV oral medications.
The program is designed specifically to treat women and address the distinct concerns and unique risk factors that women may experience.
Pulsed-field ablation disrupts the cellular membranes of vein tissue, irreversibly preventing those membranes from conducting electricity. This protects the heart from the rapid impulses which can cause atrial fibrillation.
The program seeks to support and foster multidisciplinary collaborations, especially between UAB clinicians and basic and physician scientists.
The project is supported by a $3.4 million appropriation from the state of Alabama to develop this first-of-its-kind model to address the shortage of dental health providers in rural Alabama. The clinic will help prepare the next generation of dentists committed to practicing in rural Alabama.

Although living with his congenital heart defect has come with its challenges, Bill Wingate hopes he can encourage others with similar conditions. 

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