Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
The Division of Emergency Medicine and Trauma has faculty with diverse research interests such as: wilderness medicine, pre-hospital care, fatigue and sleep deprivation and its effects on physician performance, cardiac markers, health care delivery for pediatric, cardiac and trauma patients, wound healing, international healthcare delivery and clinical decision rules. The division is also actively involved in research involving simulator training.
Emergency Medicine News
D-limonene could offset dry mouth in cancer patients
A Stanford collaboration between clinical and basic science researchers has led to the identification of a compound that could improve the quality of life for head and neck cancer patients.
PET tracer predicts success of cancer ‘vaccine’
With a radioactive tracer, scientists can use a PET scan to quickly tell whether a cancer immunotherapy will be effective or not, according to a new Stanford study.
Multigene tests for breast cancer on the rise
Tests to detect mutations in multiple genes are replacing BRCA-only analyses in women with breast cancer, according to a study by scientists at Stanford and several other institutions. Greater access to genetic counselors needed.
Special diet helps bacteria engraft in gut
Gut bacteria able to digest seaweed can outcompete native bacteria in the large intestine of nori-fed mice, according to Stanford scientists. Favoring one species over others in the gut could help advance precision health.
Low hormone level may be autism marker
In the fluid around the brain, low levels of a hormone called vasopressin are linked to low social ability in monkeys and to autism in children, Stanford scientists have found.
Conferences and Workshops
Stanford Advanced Airway Management and Fiberoptic Course
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford University
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- Optimizing Antimicrobial Therapy with Timeouts
- SonoDoc: Case-based Learning in Bedside Ultrasound
- Prescription Drug Misuse and Addiction: Compassionate Care for a Complex Problem
- Screening and Assessing Depression in Primary Care Settings: Clinical and Ethical Considerations
- Managing Atrial Fibrillation
- Introduction to Food and Health
- To Prescribe or Not To Prescribe? Antibiotics and Outpatient Infections
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Related Clinical Trials
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Paramedic Treatment of Prolonged Seizures by Intramuscular Versus Intravenous Anticonvulsant MedicationsStanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.