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Anesthetists step up to help during COVID surge Anesthetists step up to help during COVID surge

Oct 27th, 2021

As the delta variant caused a surge of patients with COVID-19 to be hospitalized at UF Health this summer, the department’s anesthetists redeployed to help. CRNAs and CAAs put their specialized skills and airway expertise to use on proning and intubation teams and helped provide high-level patient care in various intensive care units. As airway…

Dr. Mohamed Contributes to New Set of Clinical Guidelines for Spine Surgery Dr. Mohamed Contributes to New Set of Clinical Guidelines for Spine Surgery

Oct 6th, 2021

Basma Mohamed, MBChB, assistant professor of anesthesiology, had the opportunity to be involved in a task force that contributed to five new sets of evidence-based clinical guidelines for preoperative care and treatment of patients undergoing spine surgery. The guidelines, which were published in the journal Neurosurgery in September, were funded by the Congress of Neurological…

CSSALT conducts simulator-based study of virtual coaching for REBOA insertion and placement CSSALT conducts simulator-based study of virtual coaching for REBOA insertion and placement

Sep 28th, 2021

In some medical emergencies, the time it could take to transport a bleeding patient to an operating room could mean life or death. A technique called REBOA, or resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta, is used to manage internal hemorrhage mainly in the abdomen and pelvic region. In patients who are non-responsive to adequate…

CSSALT team to participate in funded study using mixed-reality visualization to improve breast radiotherapy CSSALT team to participate in funded study using mixed-reality visualization to improve breast radiotherapy

Jun 21st, 2021

Congratulations to our Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) team, which will be participating in a newly funded study, titled “Improving breast radiotherapy setup and delivery using mixed reality visualization,” in collaboration with the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute at UF Health Jacksonville. The proposal was funded by the Florida Breast Cancer…


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