Emergency Medicine

Holiday safety interviews available now

December 11, 2012

ER physicians can discuss variety of health-related topics

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Saliva test may revolutionize pre-hospital care of heart attacks

December 7, 2009

Could a swab of saliva help paramedics confirm a heart attack sooner and give the patient a better shot at survival?

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Exercise to train 160 on responding to mass radiation exposures

December 1, 2008

Eighty Texas Medical Rangers of the Texas State Guard and 80 U.S. Public Health Service regional personnel will use Geiger counters to take radiation readings on mock victims in San Antonio.

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UT Health Science Center establishes distinguished chair in burn and trauma surgery

December 6, 2007

A $1 million gift from San Antonio philanthropists Betty and Col. Robert E. Kelso to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will ensure that San Antonio remains the nation’s leader in burn and trauma surgery.

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Crash robbed South Texas of neurosurgeon’s heart and talent

October 4, 2006

I received the news early in the morning of September 20. Roman Hlatky, M.D., a highly valued faculty neurosurgeon at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, had been killed in a motor vehicle accident on his way home from University Hospital.

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Health Science Center students take lead in shelter medical response

September 6, 2005

Hundreds of students and faculty from the Health Science Center are responding to the call to help victims of Hurricane Katrina now in shelters in the Alamo City.

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