December 19, 2003
The state’s first volunteer medical reserve unit, the Texas Medical Rangers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), is getting a $50,000 federal grant to bolster its activities.
December 18, 2003
Every second counts for severely injured and bleeding patients. Stabilizing patients suffering from massive blood loss is a top priority and serious concern for emergency responders at the scene of many motor vehicle collisions and other traumatic injuries.
December 17, 2003
What would a smallpox epidemic look like? What kind of resources would cities need to effectively respond? Representatives of a San Antonio think tank with a federal grant to develop decision-making tools for public health emergencies spoke at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) Dec. 12 about a model they plan to share with the UTHSC, the city of San Antonio and other response agencies.
December 16, 2003
Since 2000, more than 400 individuals with severe liver disease have received life-enhancing liver transplants performed by faculty surgeons of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC). The program is offered in conjunction with the outstanding clinical staff and facilities of the University Health System.
December 16, 2003
A study reported this month by the National Eye Institute suggests early surgical treatment of the blinding condition retinopathy would help thousands of premature, low birth weight babies annually.
December 11, 2003
“Smallpox Epidemic in a Metropolitan Area: What Would It Look Like and What Resources Would It Require?” – one of a series of presentations of practical public health advice and bioresearch information related to homeland security.