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Blog Topic: Trauma

  • Two Penn nurses in scrubs show a patient in the prone position in a hospital bed

    Proning During COVID19

    May 27, 2020

    Physical position affects the distribution and volume of air in the lungs. The prone position helps patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) have better ventilation/perfusion levels.

  • Dr. M. Kit Delgado in a lab coat

    Penn-Led Study finds Better Outcomes with Head Injuries Treated at Trauma Centers

    July 30, 2018

    In cooperation with Dylan S. Small of the Leonard Davis Institute, Penn Medicine physicians, Drs. M. Kit Delgado and Daniel Holena, co-authored the largest study to date on the comparative effectiveness of trauma center vs non-trauma center care for patients with severe, isolated head injuries.

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