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UC Davis Health - Fall 2010

A bold vision, bright future in cardiovascular health

Fall 2010 Issue Cover

The need is significant. More than 81 million Americans over age 20 have one or more types of cardiovascular disease such as high blood pressure, coronary heart disease or congestive heart failure. Peripheral vascular disease is estimated to affect up to 10 million Americans. UC Davis Health System is improving cardiovascular health through state-of-the-art patient care, cutting-edge research, education and outreach.


First-class first classes at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

First-class first classes at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The next generation of health leaders will confront huge challenges. For nurse leaders, tremendous opportunities are emerging.


A new era for cardiovascular care at UC Davis Health System

A new era for cardiovascular care at UC Davis Health System

With its comprehensive range of specialties, technologies, clinical trials, outreach programs and focus on patient care, UC Davis Health System is widely recognized as the premier cardiovascular care provider for the Northern California region and beyond.


Studying cardiovascular disease from all angles

Studying cardiovascular disease from all angles

Donald M. Bers, who holds the Silva Chair for Cardiovascular Research, has established a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary research core where clinical and basic scientists can tackle existing challenges in the prevention and treatment of heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias.


Meeting the critical care needs of a growing community

Meeting the critical care needs of a growing community

After nearly 10 years of planning and construction, UC Davis Medical Center's Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion opens to patients, families and visitors.


Articles

Alumni News

On Bioethics: Ben Rich
Deliveries and decision-making: Trial of labor after cesarean section

Recent medical literature reflects an intense debate about the risks and benefits of offering pregnant women who previously underwent one or more cesarean section procedures the option of a trial of labor (TOL) in subsequent pregnancies.
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Departments

From the Vice Chancellor

Vision without action is a daydream, but action without vision is chaos, according to an old Japanese proverb.
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Portraits of giving

Lions Club International gift ensures comfort, quality in new pediatric emergency department

The gift to the Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion – the first major gift from Lions to UC Davis – came about almost by accident when, in 2007, Fukushima attended a luncheon and virtual hard-hat tour to learn about the new facility. Read more




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