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…

“I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!”—Tips to Avoid Falls

“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” These are words we never want our elderly parents or grandparents to say. Yet the likelihood of their falling is high. One-third of adults age 65 and older falls each year. For our elderly population, falls result in moderate and severe injuries, including: Lacerations Hip, spine, leg or … Continue reading “I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!”—Tips to Avoid Falls