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5 Tips for Bringing Your Elderly Loved One to the Emergency Department
For many older adults, emergency departments can be difficult to navigate. Kevin Biese, associate professor of emergency medicine and internal medicine at UNC, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, professor and chief of geriatric medicine at UNC and director of the UNC Center for Aging and Health, share these important steps you can take to help the older adult you are caring for get the care they need and deserve.
Located in News / 2015 / July
All About Family
David Bueso moved to the United States with his family more than 15 years ago. He began working at UNC Hospitals shortly thereafter. Not only has he made a name for himself in the Emergency Department, he’s also found a work family.
Located in News / 2015 / August
The Nature of Emergency Medicine
While searching for the purpose of rare plants in a remote South Pacific village, Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, took up the cause of medicine. Now, he’s training the next generation of ED doctors at UNC.
Located in News / 2015 / September
Medical operations at Operation Toy Drop led by UNC's Siler
Earlier this month, Sean Siler, DO, MBA, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the UNC School of Medicine and Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, led medical operations at the annual Operation Toy Drop at Fort Bragg, an event that trains paratroopers and benefits children in need.
Located in News / 2015 / December
UNC investigators receive $3.7 million grant for study of health outcomes after sexual assault
This study is the first ever prospective longitudinal study of health outcomes after sexual assault. It will evaluate genetic, psychosocial and environmental factors influencing adverse outcomes after sexual assault including chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Located in News / 2014 / July
Many older emergency department patients are malnourished
More than half of patients 65 and older were either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, study finds.
Located in News / 2014 / August
Emergency department visits by mental health patients on the rise in North Carolina
A new study by UNC researchers finds that patients with mental health disorders are visiting North Carolina hospital emergency departments in growing numbers.
Located in News / 2013 / June
Results from many large clinical trials are never published
Non-publication is more common among industry-funded trials, study finds.
Located in News / 2013 / October
Glickman co-authors New England Journal of Medicine perspective article
The article, titled "The Patient Experience and Health Outcomes," was published online on Dec. 26, 2012.
Located in News / 2012 / December
How to stay safe in extreme summer heat
Blazing temperatures can bring on serious illness if you're not careful. Dr. Abhi Mehrotra, an emergency physician at UNC Hospitals, offers tips on protecting yourself and your family against extreme heat.
Located in News / 2011 / June