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Alarmingly inadequate supply of blood, economic disparity and logistics among many factors playing a role in fueling shortage.
After having a below-the-knee amputation, former SEC football player Ka’Darian Hill is using his story to motivate and inspire others.
The world’s first clinical trial of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta found that patients treated with REBOA were more likely to die than those who did not undergo REBOA.
Despite fewer drivers on the roads and fewer injuries per accident, fatal crashes in Alabama increased by 26 percent over the three years from 2020 through 2022.
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.
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.
UAB Hospital re-verified as a Level I Trauma Center, marking 23 years of holding that designation.
Kitchen fires make up nearly a quarter of all burn injuries treated at the UAB Burn Center.
The UAB Trauma Center is busier than ever as the number of trauma cases at UAB Hospital has reached record levels.
Jeffrey Kerby, M.D., Ph.D., was confirmed by the American College of Surgeons as the next chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma.

The device is a non-invasive scanner using near infrared light to assess brain injuries.

The number of patients seen at the UAB trauma center continues to rise, requiring increased investment in people and resources to provide treatment.