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Trauma patients rushed to a hospital often find that the clothes they were wearing do not survive their medical emergency. A UAB medical student is working to provide discharge with dignity.
The volume of cases in the emergency department and the severity of the injuries seen by the staff provide a good training ground for nursing competitions.
With the help of the Comprehensive Snakebite Program, Raela Wells is up and moving only two months after a copperhead bit her twice, causing her leg to swell and become immobile — just in time for her wedding.
UAB’s newest members of the prestigious National Academy of Medicine were selected for their outstanding professional achievements and exceptional commitment to service.
Emergency department workers were the first line of defense against COVID, but their risk of infection was higher when they were not at work in their hospitals.
Heat illness can be a serious matter, say UAB emergency physicians. Be prepared, and be safe.
A first-of-its-kind snakebite program at UAB aims to provide better long term treatment of venomous bites, as well as gain a better understanding of the medical consequences of snakebite.
UAB Emergency Medicine physicians provides tips on dealing with bug bites and stings.
Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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The study followed 5,000 health care workers in high risk environments for COVID-19.

UAB Hospital is home to the only accredited geriatric ED in Alabama, the first one in the Southeast and the 17th Level 1 geriatric ED in the world.
Ten UAB experts, with specialties ranging from public health to infectious diseases, to pediatrics, will serve as investigators for the new Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control.
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