Tag: Emergency medicine

Mobile Lifeline

Mobile Lifeline

By Michael Haederle | October 07, 2019
ECMO-Equipped Ambulance Delivers Advanced Life Support in the Field
Heartbreak hike

Heartbreak hike

By Michael Haederle | June 26, 2017
UNM researchers study the hardy souls who trek rim to rim in the Grand Canyon
UNMH stroke team delivers new 'gold standard' of care

UNMH stroke team delivers new 'gold standard' of care

By Michael Haederle | May 16, 2016
The past few years have seen a quiet revolution in the treatment of ischemic strokes, which can cause death or disability when a blood clot blocks an artery in the brain. The stroke team at UNM Hospital is treating this dangerous disease with the new gold standard of care, which rapidly restores blood flow and leads to dramatically better outcomes.
UNM joins national emergency care research group

UNM joins national emergency care research group

August 26, 2015
The University of New Mexico's Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and the UNM Emergency Medical Service Consortium will collaborate with multiple sites and investigators to conduct research studies that improve emergency medical care for ill and injured children.
State's only pediatric emergency department marks 20 years

State's only pediatric emergency department marks 20 years

By Luke Frank | September 03, 2014
The Pediatric Emergency Department at UNM Children’s Hospital has come a long way over the past 20 years. In its first year of operation, the unit saw nearly 6,000 patients. Last year, the UNM's pediatric emergency room doctors cared for 21,000 patients from all 33 New Mexico counties and surrounding states.
Proper Hydration a Must for Athletes in the Southwest

Proper Hydration a Must for Athletes in the Southwest

By David Groth | July 11, 2014
It gets hot living in New Mexico. Trying to exercise or compete outside, especially during the summer, can be challenging. One of the biggest challenges is maintaining critical levels of water and electrolytes in your body.  
The heat is on: UNM doc offers tips on staying safe

The heat is on: UNM doc offers tips on staying safe

By Cindy Foster | June 03, 2014
Even as New Mexico swelters in record-breaking heat this week, you will see them – road-side warriors jogging alongside the asphalt, cyclists peddling to and from work and tennis buffs pounding the court while the thermometer streaks up to the 100 degree mark. But is that kind of exertion safe in extreme heat? A UNM Hospital emergency room doctor offers tips on how to stay safe.
UNM emergency physician earns national lifetime achievement award

UNM emergency physician earns national lifetime achievement award

By Luke Frank | May 07, 2014
UNM School of Medicine veteran physician David P. Sklar, MD, was recently named the 2014 James D. Mills Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine Award by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for his significant contributions to emergency medicine over the years.