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2014-04-08 15:51:16

Factoring patient transport by air or by land: Technology is providing a firm diagnosis on critical transport times. University of Cincinnati research is offering hospitals and trauma centers a unique, accurate and scientific approach to making decisions about transporting critical-care patients by air or by ambulance. A presentation this week at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) in Tampa, Fla., highlights the research of Michael Widener, a UC assistant...

2013-04-28 00:20:52

Event Honors Hero Who Changed Six Lives through Organ Donation -- and the Medical Teams Who Helped Make it Possible BALTIMORE, April 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a celebration of the "Gift of Life," nearly 1,900 people gathered tonight at the annual R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Gala to recognize the heroic legacy of one young man whose gift of organ donation dramatically changed the lives of six strangers. The event also paid tribute to the team of EMS personnel and Shock...

2012-11-06 08:20:43

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Hour announced today that it will provide a transition path to assist customers currently using emsCharts and other integrated dispatch systems to transition to the Golden Hour Live Dispatch and Clinical Charting Service. emsCharts filed for bankruptcy on October 17, 2012, and will operate in accordance with bankruptcy law as they attempt to reorganize as a result of a recent patent infringement jury verdict. "This may be a confusing time for...

2012-10-16 11:26:29

Richard Lee Norris returning to normal life after 15 years as recluse BALTIMORE, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland released details today on the recovery of Richard Lee Norris, the 37-year-old man who received the most extensive full face transplant completed to date seven months ago. Norris, of Hillsville, Virginia, was injured in a 1997 gun accident, losing much of his upper and lower jaws as well as his lips and nose. The transplant surgery, completed...

2012-05-05 18:20:22

Annual gala also recognizes Shock Trauma Center's history of providing trauma care and training to the U.S. Military BALTIMORE, May 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State and federal dignitaries, civic leaders, and representatives of the State of Maryland's one-of-a-kind Emergency Medical Services System gathered this evening to celebrate the safety net that all Marylanders hope they never need. Once a year this special family - police, fire, emergency medical personnel,...

2012-03-27 06:23:49

BALTIMORE, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland released details today of the most extensive full face transplant completed to date, including both jaws, teeth, and tongue. The 36-hour operation occurred on March 19-20, 2012 at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center and involved a multi-disciplinary team of faculty physicians from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a team of over 150 nurses...

2011-07-30 01:52:29

More than 8 in 10 Ontarians say they would want to be taken directly to a trauma center if they were seriously injured More than eight in 10 Ontarians say they would want to be taken directly to a trauma centre if they were seriously injured, even if another hospital were closer, a new poll has found. The poll, conducted for researchers at St. Michael's Hospital, also found that 40 per cent of respondents believe they can get access to a trauma centre within an hour of calling 911. Neither...

2008-06-24 02:30:28

By Holly Huffman, The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Jun. 22--When three 18-wheelers and a truck collided and burst into flames nearly two weeks ago in Robertson County, it took 35 minutes for a medical helicopter to arrive on the scene. Normally, it would have taken just 15 minutes for a PHI Air Medical air ambulance to fly from its base at Coulter Field in Bryan to rural Robertson County, emergency medical officials said. But June 10 wasn't normal. Just days earlier, the Bryan-based Med...