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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.
UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, bariatric surgery, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.
Jim Parsons, an Alabamian and registered organ donor, helped further donation and xenotransplant when his family donated his body upon death for a groundbreaking scientific study conducted at UAB earlier this year.
Physicians in the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB are advancing the field of thyroid care with cutting-edge, patient-specific procedures and collaborative research investigations.
The study, an exception from informed consent trial, will compare whole blood to blood components in the treatment of traumatic injuries.
Social media has been a useful tool to inform a community about research studies that are exempt from informed consent protocols.
The study seeks to determine whether prothrombin complex concentrate, a blood-clotting agent, could help save the lives of patients at risk for severe bleeding after injury.
The deciphering of a new signaling cascade sheds light on how mutations in metabolism cause normal cells to become cancerous.
UAB Medicine’s new surgery clinic in Winfield is part of the new relationship with Northwest Regional Health.
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