Learning to work together to care for a homeless veteran was the goal of an interprofessional exercise involving medical, nursing and pharmacy students. During the simulation at the School of Nursing, students could listen to the lung function of a manikin named Pete Price Jr., observe his vital signs and advocate for him as their patient. The annual exercise teaches students the importance of every care team member.
Life-saving brain surgery to remove a dangerous tumor was inevitable for Dereck Moore, and complications from such a sensitive procedure were possible. When he awoke from the procedure with some facial paralysis, help was already on the way. Dr. Randall Jordan transferred a nerve from Moore’s calf to his face, making it possible for him to smile again.
In Mississippi, April signals the advent of allergy season for many. But when some of the symptoms mimic those of COVID-19, it can create confusion and consternation about what’s making you sick. A UMMC allergy and immunology expert gives good advice to help patients distinguish between the potentially deadly virus and common seasonal allergies.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of March 29-April 4.