February 2, 2022
February 2, 2022 —
Tragically, almost 5 million people in the United States are evaluated in emergency departments for traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Over the past few decades, awareness of the magnitude and consequences of TBI has increased, particularly among athletes and military service members.
June 5, 2014
June 5, 2014 —
…A Day in the Trauma Center Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications It’s 10 o’clock on a Tuesday morning and the UC San Diego Health System Level-1 Trauma Center is quiet. The only sounds are beeps and tones from machines monitoring the health and status of a handful of…
July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019 —
UC San Diego Health has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual “Best Hospitals” rankings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions.
July 23, 2020
July 23, 2020 —
…Options for Severe Brain Trauma Every 15 seconds someone in the United States suffers a traumatic brain injury; a new research study at UC San Diego Health seeks to improve treatment options Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized room or tube, and is commonly used to…
August 14, 2018
August 14, 2018 —
…treatment for health conditions that require the most comprehensive care.
October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021 —
More than 100 UC San Diego Health physicians in 48 specialties have been named “Top Docs” in the 2021 San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey.
July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021 —
UC San Diego Health, the region’s only academic health system, is ranked #1 in San Diego and #5 in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report survey. UC San Diego Health was ranked in the top 50 in 10 specialties.
February 14, 2012
February 14, 2012 —
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States. This form of heart attack kills 325,000 people every year, representing one death every two minutes. Almost all SCA victims die before they even reach a hospital.
December 17, 2021
December 17, 2021 —
A celebratory groundbreaking event marks the beginning of a comprehensive revitalization project of UC San Diego’s Hillcrest campus, which upon completion will feature state-of-the-art facilities, expanded patient care services and technologies and other community amenities to promote wellbeing.
May 7, 2020
May 7, 2020 —
Health Care Heroes: UC San Diego Nurses Pour Hearts into Caring for Patients with COVID-19 Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care workers have worked around the clock to care for patients suffering from the effects of this new virus. Nurses, such as Stephanie Lichtwardt, have become like…