New research from UC shows that a common, over-the-counter pain salve
rubbed on the skin during a heart attack could serve as a
cardiac-protectant, preventing or reducing damage to the heart while
interventions are administered.
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UC Health Adds Inpatient Podiatry Services
UC Health has launched a new service designed to help patients with complex vascular diseases avoid preventable amputations as the result of delayed or mismanaged treatment. UC vascular specialists have partnered with a group of 10 community foot specialists to bring inpatient podiatric care to UC Health.
Medical Education Department Created
In times of economic uncertainty, the educational missions at
institutions across the country also feel the crunch. But the opposite
tack is being applied at the UC College of Medicine, which recently
established a department of medical education to further enhance and
develop the student learning/faculty teaching experience.
Grant Fuels Nursing Effort to Improve Long-Term Care
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC has secured a
prestigious, six-figure grant to determine whether a simple audio
reminder can prompt a nurse-led team to make sure patients in long-term
facilities move, or get moved, in order to prevent pressure ulcers.