UCSF scientists are working to understand how concussions cause long-term cognitive damage – and how they might be treated.
A UCSF-led consortium has received a $26.2 million award from the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity to develop treatments for traumatic brain injury.
A new spinal cord injury protocol, based on research by UCSF scientists, is a mixture of revised evaluations and new treatments to personalize care. It has spurred quicker recoveries for patients.
Fears of insensitive questioning, withdrawal from hormone treatment and the use of a patient’s legal name, rather than chosen name, may drive many transgender people away from acute care facilities, including emergency departments, urgent care and inpatient treatment, according to an analysis by UCSF doctors.
Researchers want to know how these new modes of transportation are affecting injuries in the city.
The odds of being a frequent user of California’s emergency departments dropped in the two years following the implementation of major provisions of the Affordable Care Act in January 2014.