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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.
The vast majority of healthcare professionals in emergency departments in the U.S. accepted COVID vaccination, according to a new study, yet still support masking and social distancing.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on the mental health of emergency department staff, both clinical and non-clinical.
Elie is triple board-certified in emergency medicine and critical care, as well as hospice and palliative care medicine.
This large study of high-volume emergency departments showed that health care workers had a low rate of infection, but that some were unaware of an undiagnosed infection.
Emergency departments are crowded, and patients might want to consider alternative care options such as urgent care centers.
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