Navigation Links
UCLA Receives Six UC Health Quality Grants to Improve Hospital Care
Date:7/15/2011

arce. Dr. William Mower, a UCLA professor of emergency medicine, and his colleagues received $375,000 to create a decision-making process that will help practitioners analyze key signs, allowing them to differentiate patients who could likely have injuries requiring a CT scan from those with no risk of those types of injuries. The grant will allow the researchers to identify the key clinical signs that a patient has internal chest injuries in order to make the selection process practicable in emergency and hospital settings.

Preventing pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis

Blood clots in the lung and the rest of the body afflict hundreds of thousands of Americans each year and rank among the most common preventable causes of death in hospital patients. Treatments to prevent these clots are available but are used only 30 to 50 percent of the time with eligible patients. Dr. Nasim Afsarmanesh, an assistant clinical professor and director of quality and safety at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, and her colleagues received $750,000 to find ways to reduce the occurrence of these clots in hospitalized patients. The group will create teams at each UC medical center to collect data and create tools to enhance performance and prevention rates.

The UCLA Health System, which comprises the UCLA Hospital System and the UCLA Medical Group and its affiliates, has provided the best in health care and the most advanced treatment options to the people of Los Angeles and the world for more than half a century. UCLA's preeminence in health care -- a strength that comes from the union of research, teaching and excellence in patient care -- continues to be recognized nationally, internationally and in numerous forums. The clinical programs of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital, the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, and Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA have produced a system of hospital
'/>"/>

SOURCE University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Reclast(R) Receives US FDA Approval as First and Only Once-Yearly Treatment for Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
2. Indevus Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for VALSTAR(R) for Bladder Cancer Therapy
3. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Clearance to Resume Clinical Trials for XIAFLEX(TM)
4. Abbott Receives Supplemental FDA Approval for its Best-in-Class in Sensitivity RealTime HIV-1 Viral Load Test
5. GlaxoSmithKline Receives New HHS Order for H5N1 Bulk Antigen. First North American Clinical Trials with GSKs Candidate Pre-pandemic Flu Vaccine to Start.
6. CryoCor Receives FDA Approval for Right Atrial Flutter
7. Ranbaxy Receives Approval to Manufacture and Market Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets USP
8. Dimericine(R) Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Treatment Of Photosensitivity in XP Patients
9. Poniard Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Picoplatin for Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer
10. Kosan Receives Completed Special Protocol Assessment for TIME-1 Pivotal Phase 3 Trial of Tanespimycin in Multiple Myeloma
11. The Female Health Company Receives USAID DELIVER PROJECT Order for 5 Million Units
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014  Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: AEMD), ... address infectious disease, cancer and other life-threatening conditions, ... Agency (DARPA) has informed the Company that it ... year four of a five-year $5.9 million contract ... 2011 under DARPA,s Dialysis-Like Therapeutics (DLT) program. ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... BC , Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - T-Bird ... company focused on developing premium quality medical marijuana products, ... Thunderbird Biomedical Inc. ("Thunderbird"), has signed a definitive lease ... Victoria , BC.  The facility has 28,966 square ... approximately 14,500 square feet of mezzanine space for a ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... CHICAGO, Ill. , Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... data from several clinical studies evaluating potential new ... presented at the upcoming 2014 European Society of ... Madrid, Spain . Data being ... evaluating the safety and efficacy of veliparib (ABT-888), ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Aethlon Medical Receives Notice of DARPA Contract Renewal 2Aethlon Medical Receives Notice of DARPA Contract Renewal 3Aethlon Medical Receives Notice of DARPA Contract Renewal 4T-Bird Pharma Inc. to Increase Growing Capacity with Expansion into a 43,500 square feet Second Facility 2T-Bird Pharma Inc. to Increase Growing Capacity with Expansion into a 43,500 square feet Second Facility 3AbbVie to Present Clinical Study Data on Potential New Oncology Medicines at the 2014 European Society of Medical Oncology Annual Meeting 2AbbVie to Present Clinical Study Data on Potential New Oncology Medicines at the 2014 European Society of Medical Oncology Annual Meeting 3AbbVie to Present Clinical Study Data on Potential New Oncology Medicines at the 2014 European Society of Medical Oncology Annual Meeting 4
(Date:9/22/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 ... the use of power morcellators ( http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/ ) ... a new report detailing the continued use of ... federal regulators that specifically discouraged these procedures. According ... that the potential cancer risks associated with power ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Gray HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, ... woman wonders: What can I do to help ensure a ... as prescribed may play a role in reducing the risk ... The researchers found that mothers of children with autism were ... during pregnancy than those whose children seem to be developing ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... In a continued effort to support ... is launching an awareness campaign inspired by the ice ... aims to raise awareness and funds for the cause. ... in the air and trying to catch it while ... a nominee does not complete the challenge within 24 ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Ind. Researchers have developed a chip capable ... use the new system to test the effectiveness ... new system, called a tumor-microenvironment-on-chip (T-MOC) device, will ... tumors and the barriers that prevent the targeted ... Purdue University associate professor of mechanical engineering., Researchers ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 The New York Group ... Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount ... Group for Plastic Surgery gives residents of New York ... team of world-renowned plastic surgeons performing innovative reconstructive and ... MD, who led NYGPS, was named the Director of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Report Detailing Continued Use of Uterine Morcellation Despite FDA Warning 2Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Report Detailing Continued Use of Uterine Morcellation Despite FDA Warning 3Health News:Power Morcellator News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes New Report Detailing Continued Use of Uterine Morcellation Despite FDA Warning 4Health News:Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk? 2Health News:Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk? 3Health News:Blind Egg Challenge Raises Awareness for Foundation Fighting Blindness 2Health News:New chip promising for tumor-targeting research 2Health News:The New York Group for Plastic Surgery Joins Mount Sinai Doctors 2Health News:The New York Group for Plastic Surgery Joins Mount Sinai Doctors 3
... 24 Sopherion Therapeutics, LLC, a biopharmaceutical company ... therapies, has announced the appointment of Dr. Marcel ... Affairs. Prior to joining Sopherion, Dr. Rozencweig was ... and a member of the Sopherion Protocol Development ...
... ON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: ... research and development of drug products delivered to and ... delivery technologies, today announced that Nuvo,s INSIGHT(TM) platform, developed ... fqubed, Inc., has been selected as one of four ...
... of Nearly 106 Million PrescriptionsStrong 2009 EPS Guidance ReaffirmedFourth-Quarter ... percent to $0.54 from $0.38 in 2007 , - ... from the 2003 spin-off, increased 37.2 percent to $0.59 ... volume of 26.7 million increased 9.4 percent from 2007 ...
... a medical imaging and diagnostic Company launches new Physician Billing Services ... billing services as part of its commitment to synergistically diversify the ... ... 2009 -- Bederra Corporation (Pink Sheets: BEDA), a medical ...
... 24 Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL ... and year ended December 31, 2008.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030226/RIGLLOGO )For ... loss of $33.4 million, or $0.91 per share, compared ... per share, in the fourth quarter of 2007. Weighted ...
... Healthcare Workers from Hazardous Drug ExposureCOLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 24 ... the safe handling of hazardous drugs in the healthcare ... Safe Handling Awareness Month with Monday, April 20, 2009 ... The proclamation of National Safe Handling Awareness Month ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sopherion Therapeutics Announces Appointment of New Senior Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs 2Health News:Nuvo's High Throughput Experimentation Platform Selected as 2009 Edison Award Finalist 2Health News:Nuvo's High Throughput Experimentation Platform Selected as 2009 Edison Award Finalist 3Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 2Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 3Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 4Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 5Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 6Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 7Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 8Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 9Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 10Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 11Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 12Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 13Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 14Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 15Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 16Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 17Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 18Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 19Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 20Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 21Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 22Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 23Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 24Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 25Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 26Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 27Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 28Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 29Health News:Medco Delivers Fourth-Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 42 Percent; 2008 Full-Year GAAP Diluted EPS Growth of 31 Percent 30Health News:Bederra Corporation Launches New Billing Services Division Expected to Add up to $500,000 in Revenue 2Health News:Bederra Corporation Launches New Billing Services Division Expected to Add up to $500,000 in Revenue 3Health News:Rigel Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results 2
... of six analyzer models providing a range of ... include pH, PCO 2 , PO 2 , ... calcium, chloride, glucose, and lactate. Test results are ... saving design provides the smallest footprint of any ...
... The modular design of Sleepscan VISION ... as economical upgrade opportunities. Sleepscan VISION utilizes ... to the computer through a standard Ethernet ... in the computer, allowing the Sleepscan VISION ...
... first 192 channel simultaneous sampling EEG with ... routine EEG exam rooms as well as ... Optional analysis software for automatic spike ... sleep analysis. Quality Data Acquisition ,The ...
... purchase an XLTEK Mobee, you're getting an ambulatory ... the Mobee32 and the Mobee O2 can be ... traditional in-lab EEG monitoring, or in-lab sleep studies. ... for full 10/20 electrode placement. The Mobee O2 ...
Medicine Products: