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  • October 18, 2022

    Can fentanyl be absorbed through your skin?

    In communities around the country, stories and headlines are stoking fears that fentanyl exposure through the skin could lead to adverse effects, including death. In this Q&A, toxicology expert Daniel Colby answers questions and dispels common myths around fentanyl exposure.

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  • September 27, 2022

    Helping communities in need, wherever that may be

    UC Davis Health’s Department of Emergency Medicine believes all individuals have a right to health care – wherever they may be. Driven by that belief, Pranav Shetty recently traveled to Ukraine to provide needed medical and humanitarian aid to refugees.

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  • August 31, 2022

    Disaster exercise tests emergency department's preparedness

    The medical center conducted an emergency disaster preparedness exercise involving more than 100 staff members and volunteers. Emergency department staff triaged over 50 patients with simulated injuries including blunt trauma, penetrating trauma and burn injuries.

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  • August 02, 2022

    When should you call 911?

    The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, local emergency services, and the four major hospital systems in Sacramento have launched a campaign to help educate the community about the appropriate use of the 911 system and emergency departments.

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  • April 05, 2022

    Emergency Department earns accreditation for its care of older adults

    The emergency department (ED) at UC Davis Medical Center joins only 21 other EDs in the nation that have achieved Level 1 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians. This is the highest level of the program that provides a standardized set of guidelines to improve the care of older adults.

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