Author: Jennifer Wetzel
Jun. 8, 2017—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have developed a screening tool intended to more quickly identify patients with acute kidney injury (AKI).
Jun. 6, 2017— As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Music Festival this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury. Patients at the 2016 festival were treated for a variety of issues including heat-related illnesses, sunburn, alcohol overconsumption, sprains and even blisters from improper...
May. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has already treated nearly 50 victims of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accidents in 2017, a number that has medical providers concerned, considering summer – the peak of trauma season – has not even begun. Each year as the temperature rises, the reported number of ATV-related incidents rises. So far this year, Vanderbilt...
May. 11, 2017—The Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) recently named Meg Rush, M.D., as the 2017 JDRF Living & Giving Honoree.
Mar. 30, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrated the first birthday of its Seacrest Studios at an event on Tuesday, March 21.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt neonatologist urge public health approach for women who use opioids during pregnancy
Feb. 20, 2017—Punitive approach has not been shown to be effective and may deter women from seeking help The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a statement today stating that a public health response, rather than a punitive approach, is needed to address the increasing number of pregnant women using opioids. Vanderbilt neonatologist Stephen Patrick, M.D., co-authored...
Feb. 16, 2017—By 5 each morning, businessman Doug Brown is already hard at work, making calls to colleagues around the world.
Feb. 9, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Division of Trauma, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care was recently awarded two new research grants.
Feb. 9, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has surpassed its fundraising goal of $40 million in support of a four-floor building expansion that will help advance the size and scope of the hospital’s specialized pediatric health care programs.