Tailoring emergency care for older adults

Written by Jeannie Bryant, administrator, and Stephanie Herbers, manager of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging Emergencies happen. And for older persons and their families, navigating emergency departments can be stressful.  Christopher Carpenter, MD, Washington University emergency medicine faculty and physician, is working with colleagues to develop and implement new models for effective care. […]

Flying in the face of infection

Infection prevention and aviation may seem like an odd couple to scientists who study germ theory and the ecology of biofilm on medical devices, but in clinical practice lessons from the flight deck may prove as important as the newest technological innovation. In today’s clinical environment the focus of infection prevention is on doing procedures […]