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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
Emergency Medicine Science Day
High school volunteers were given a day in late July to explore health care through skill stations, board games and tours in UNC Hospitals during “Emergency Medicine Science Day.”
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / Aug. 10
Five years later: UNC Hospitals’ Hurricane Katrina response
The five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall undoubtedly brings back memories for thousands of Gulf Coast residents and emergency response providers across the country, including several folks at UNC. On Sept. 2, 2005, a team of physicians, nurses and staff from UNC Hospitals left North Carolina to travel to the Gulf Coast as part of the medical response to Hurricane Katrina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 2
Gillings, SOM Researchers Awarded $51 Million NIH Grant to Combat Opioid Misuse
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health researcher Lisa LaVange, PhD, is the PI of an NIH HEAL Initiative project to help people with chronic back pain and to curb opioid misuse. It includes Tim Carey, MD, MPH; Tim Platts-Mills, MD, MSc; and Sam McLean, MD, from the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2019 / 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
Hot Topic: Who suffers the most in summer heat?
With higher temperatures comes higher risk of heat-related conditions like sunburn, cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - August 7, 2009
Hot Topic: Who suffers the most in summer heat?
With higher temperatures comes higher risk of heat-related conditions like sunburn, cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 7, 2009
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
Improving Geriatric Emergency Medicine
UNC Health Care recently held a Geriatric Emergency Medicine Boot Camp to generate ideas for improving emergency care for elderly adults. The boot camp was the result of UNC Health Care’s participation in the Geriatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative, a national collaborative of health-care systems seeking to produce better outcomes for these patients.
Located in News / 2017 / March
Jane Brice receives Dr. George Johnson Jr. Award
The award is given by the North Carolina EMS Advisory Council to persons who have made significant long-term contributions to Emergency Medical Services in North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Oct. 11