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CU Anschutz Grant Will Train Students to Prescribe Drugs That Fight Opioid Addiction

As the nation struggles with a persistent epidemic of opioid addiction, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is taking a critical step that will allow its graduates to better treat patients and save lives.


Author David Kelly | Publish Date November 21, 2019
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Research    Patient Care    Press Releases

Researchers Create Model to Predict Children Likely to Go Into Septic Shock

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have developed a unique model allowing them to predict which children arriving in emergency departments are most likely to go into septic shock, a life-threatening condition.


Author David Kelly | Publish Date November 13, 2019
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Patient Care    veterans

Heroes Clinic a ‘Godsend’ For Veterans Seeking Dental Care

John Berdeaux came up with a simple solution to his complex dental problem: chew a Chiclet and put it where his front tooth should be.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date November 13, 2019
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Patient Care    veterans

U.S. Army Veteran Pops The Question in Style

Few moments in life are as vivid as the heart-pounding instant in which you pop, or receive, The Question. Not for Spencer Milo.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 11, 2019
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Research    Patient Care

Transforming Health Care in Orthopedics

For the orthopedics team at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, simply meeting current standards of care is not sufficient.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date November 07, 2019
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Patient Care    Press Releases

CU Anschutz Takes on Dementia and Firearm Safety to Prevent Injuries

Today, faculty members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus announced the Safety in Dementia website, the first comprehensive online resource to help caregivers navigate issues related to firearm access and dementia. Before now, there’s been a lack of public resources available on steps to take when someone has dementia and firearms are in the home.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date November 05, 2019
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Innovation    Patient Care

CU Nursing-Led School-Based Clinics Change Lives

Allowing a boy’s dream of playing Friday night football, keeping an asthmatic preschooler out of the ER, and guiding a young woman back on track to graduation are all in a day’s work for the Sheridan Health Services staff.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date October 31, 2019
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Research    Patient Care

Artificial Pancreas System Better Controls Blood Glucose Levels Than Current Technology

A multicenter randomized clinical trial evaluating a new artificial pancreas system — which automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels — has found that the new system was more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes. The trial, based partly at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, was primarily funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health.


Author Staff | Publish Date October 24, 2019
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Research    Patient Care

Dr. Betz: Care of Suicidal Patients Takes Humans, Not Just Doctors

In 2019, nearly 31,000 people have died due to gun violence. Suicide by firearm represents nearly two-thirds of those deaths. As an emergency physician at CU Anschutz, Emmy Betz, MD, sees multiple patients with suicidal thoughts on every ER shift. “It’s a huge part of my job,” Betz said. “Sometimes I have to stop being a doctor and just be a person, to let people know I’m glad they came in and that tomorrow will be better.”


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date October 22, 2019
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Innovation    Patient Care

Cancer Warrior Pens Devotional to Grit, Hope and Cutting-Edge Care

Bonnie Doran spent several years researching and writing “Dark Biology,” a science-fiction thriller that blends medicine, astronautics, family dysfunction and faith.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date October 18, 2019
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