Two decades after her deployment to Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Susan Diehl, RN, vividly remembers the relatives. “Each morning when we’d arrive at the police barricades, people would be standing there with pictures of their loved ones, asking us to look for them,” she says. “Hours later, after a hard shift when we were ready to get back on the shuttle bus to the hotel, they were still there—waiting for word.”
During the COVID-19 surge, there weren’t enough critical care-trained pharmacists to handle the growing demand. Help soon arrived from an unprecedented place: first-year pharmacy residents.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital continues to provide safe and high quality care for our patients. We recommend that patients keep scheduled clinic appointments, unless ill, or if their doctor advises otherwise.
A Mass General research team has found that certain scores already used to assess the severity of a trauma patient’s condition can provide clues to their risk of multiple infections.
Injury prevention experts and advocates call for increase funding for research and prevention efforts
Injury prevention experts and advocates call for increase funding for research and prevention efforts. Injury prevention experts and advocates call for increase funding for research and prevention efforts. Key Takeaway • The authors call on public
Learn the causes of scalds and how to protect your child.
All children can be at risk of an accidental window fall. Children under 5 age and boys have the highest risk of an accidental window fall. Learn about accidental window falls.
With winter’s chilly weather comes the need to stay warm and safe. Learn tips to help you keep you and your family safe during the winter. You will also learn ideas for what to put in an emergency kit for your home and car.
Drowning is leading cause of unintentional injury and death in children ages 0-14 in Massachusetts. Here are some tips for preventing drowning when your children go for a swim.
Burns can be very serious injuries, but they can also be prevented in many cases. Get tips on how to prevent burns, what are common sources of burns and how to help if your child does get burned.