Preparing for medical emergencies when you travel

With summer on its way, many families are busy planning exciting trips and vacations, both domestic and overseas. With the hustle and bustle of planning, packing and actually getting to your destination, important health and emergency preparation can be overlooked. Essential Medical Emergency Tips When Traveling Follow these tips from the Level I Trauma Center … Continue reading Preparing for medical emergencies when you travel




Would you know how to “Stop the Bleed”?

Would you know what to do if you witnessed someone with life-threatening, uncontrolled bleeding?  The Department of Homeland Security’s “Stop the Bleed” campaign aims to equip you with this knowledge. Initiated earlier this year, the “Stop the Bleed” campaign teaches police officers, emergency medical services (EMS) and the general community about the proper application and … Continue reading Would you know how to “Stop the Bleed”?




Life after the storm: The psychological response after trauma

It has been three months since the deadly Dec. 26 tornadoes rolled through North Texas, devastating the lives of people who lived and worked in their path. As victims and families begin to piece their lives back together, a new, lesser-known struggle may emerge. Ann Marie Warren, PhD, ABPP, a clinical psychologist on the medical staff … Continue reading Life after the storm: The psychological response after trauma




Medical ID could save your life during emergencies

Injuries can occur in a split second and often leave us completely unprepared. Vital information such as past medical history, allergies, and medications is crucial to providing care during a medical emergency and can save valuable seconds. Providers and first responders at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Level I trauma center know how critical this … Continue reading Medical ID could save your life during emergencies