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”?

ThinkFirst: Students learn no-nonsense approach to injury prevention

Most patients enter Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation via ambulance or gurney. However, on a special day in October, a high school class of seniors from Argyle High School made their way south on I-35 to spend the day in the acute inpatient facility, learning firsthand what it is like to be a patient with a traumatic … Continue reading ThinkFirst: Students learn no-nonsense approach to injury prevention

Safety tips for this upcoming Labor Day weekend

It’s Labor Day Weekend! This is a time that’s usually spent with friends and loved ones having fun and relaxing at BBQ’s or other get-togethers as we commemorate the official  “end of summer.” However, many of us who are planning outings don’t always think about safety and that includes food preparation. “If you’re hosting a … Continue reading Safety tips for this upcoming Labor Day weekend

Baylor trauma visits rise during Texas-OU weekend

For the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Level I trauma center, the alcohol-fueled revelry of Texas-OU weekend typically leads to an increase in our number of patients as compared to an average weekend. Due to its close proximity to the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park and because Baylor Dallas is a Level I trauma center, many of … Continue reading Baylor trauma visits rise during Texas-OU weekend

Holiday safety tips you forgot to add to your list…

With mile-long shopping lists, people to visit, and events to attend, holiday safety may not be the first thing on your mind. The Baylor Scott & White Health Care System Department of Public Safety is offering these important holiday safety tips to help keep you and your family protected throughout the busy holiday season. Whether at work, home, … Continue reading Holiday safety tips you forgot to add to your list…