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Current Issue: SUMMER 2005
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Features
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PHOTO — SAVING LIVES ONE BY ONE


 

SAVING LIVES ONE BY ONE

Every day, 24 hours a day, UC Davis emergency and trauma teams work together to save lives

PROVOST HINSHAW: HELPING CALIFORNIANS LEAD HEALTHIER LIVES

PHOTO — ONE OF THE BEST


 

ONE OF THE BEST

Pioneering trauma nurse practitioners provide UC Davis patients with continuity of care

 

PHOTO — TELEMEDICINE EXTENDS TRAUMA CARE TO RURAL AREAS


 

TELEMEDICINE EXTENDS TRAUMA CARE TO RURAL AREAS

Telemedicine technology helps UC Davis specialists care for trauma patients from afar

 

PHOTO — TRAUMA TRAINING THAT REACHES ACROSS THE WORLD


 

TRAUMA TRAINING THAT REACHES ACROSS THE WORLD

Military surgeons train at UC Davis to hone skills before going to combat zones to save lives

 

PHOTO — BURN SPECIALIST HELPS PATIENTS LIVE FULLER LIVES


 

BURN SPECIALIST HELPS PATIENTS LIVE FULLER LIVES

Burn surgeon Tina Palmieri is learning to be a more effective outcomes researcher

 

PHOTO — MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH DRIVES BETTER CARE


 

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH DRIVES BETTER CARE

In trauma care, research must become practical at lightning speed

CURBING ALCOHOL-RELATED INJURIES

 

PHOTO — OUTREACH TEAM IGNITES PASSION FOR PREVENTION IN OTHERS

 

 

OUTREACH TEAM IGNITES PASSION FOR PREVENTION

UC Davis partners with local groups to reduce injury rates, provide prevention education

SHARING TRAUMA EXPERTISE

UC Davis experts play leading roles in developing legislation, regulations and standards

 

 

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  UC Davis' trauma program, one of the busiest in the nation, trains Air Force and Navy surgeons before deployment to war zones. UC Davis-trained trauma surgeon and Air Force Major Dustin Zierold, second from right, stands with members of his trauma team on top of the hospital at the Kirkuk Air Base in Northern Iraq. The sandbags, Zierold says, were in place to protect the underlying hospital from shrapnel. Pictured with him are, from left to right, Sgt. John Gregg, Major Ross McFarland, and Sgt. Troy Moore.. Read More...  
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Though it's an inherently dangerous occupation, Brett Baker dreamed about being a firefighter for years so he could help save lives. Baker had nearly completed a firefighter internship program when he was seriously injured in a rollover of the all-terrain vehicle he was driving.

That day in 2005, Baker found out what saving a life was all about, because UC Davis trauma surgeon Garth Utter was about to save his. Baker had lost nearly four liters of blood and was at high risk of bleeding to death. "If it had taken a few more minutes to get him to the medical center, he very well might not have survived," Utter says.

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