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Tag: Anesthesiology

A man talking to his doctor.

November 4, 2016

UNC leads first-of-its-kind, $21-million study of posttraumatic bra...

The longitudinal patient-centered AURORA study – the largest study of its kind – will trace the development of posttraumatic stress, minor traumatic brain injury symptoms, chronic pain, and depression, to create new diagnostic tools and treatment interventions.

Awards, Innovation, Neurology, Research

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March 11, 2015

Your Digital Footprint: 5 Tips for Health Care Professionals

"Like it or not, the internet is a rapidly growing repository of indelible information about you," writes Dr. Stiegler. "Patients, professional colleagues, future employers, and many others are reading about you online.


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Third-year anesthesiology resident Ben Judd

March 4, 2015

Tailored training prepares UNC anesthesiology residents

Last month, the Department of Anesthesiology took simulation to a new level with a two-day, full-scale, high-fidelity training for residents that served two purposes: testing residents on a variety of competencies and preparing them for new accreditation standards and board certification processes.


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an illustration of a person holding their neck in pain.

January 17, 2014

Chronic neck pain common among car crash victims, but most don̵...

A UNC-led study finds chronic pain to be common among people involved in car accidents. However, most people in the study who reported persistent neck pain were not engaged in litigation six weeks after their accident.

Pain, Research, Trauma

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A man grabs his neck in pain.

May 2, 2013

Persistent pain after stressful events may have a neurobiological b...

A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first to identify a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assault.

Chronic Illness, Neurology, Pain, Stress, Wellness

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Strict enforcement of standard hand hygiene practices was one of three interventions tested in the study.

September 8, 2011

Inexpensive infection control measures could save thousands of live...

A new study by UNC researchers finds that an inexpensive set of infection control measures could potentially save many thousands of lives and billions of dollars.

Research, Treatment

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