Latest Traumatic injury Stories

2011-12-07 22:47:59

Hispanics less likely to receive follow-up care according to new study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons According to the results of a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, African-Americans, Hispanics and uninsured patients use fewer post-hospitalization services after traumatic injury, including home health care, skilled nursing care, and rehabilitation. Notably, the authors found African-American patients fell short of post-hospital...

2010-07-15 09:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trauma Institute (NTI), a non-profit organization dedicated to funding trauma research in the United States, launched a powerful awareness and giving campaign in the heart of New York City today. While the images in the 15-second message may disturb some, trauma surgeon and NTI chairperson Dr. Timothy Fabian said, "We can't ignore the bloody truth--traumatic injury kills more than 170,000 people each year, not counting our...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.