In discussing sleep-apnea surgery, Erica Thaler of the Perelman School of Medicine says, “It’s basically opened up a whole new area of surgery that wasn’t doable before.”
Injecting epilepsy patients with medication via an autoinjector -- similar to the EpiPens used to treat serious allergic reactions -- works more quickly to stop seizures than delivery of a drug via IV on board ambulances, according to a national study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine have launched Med Ed, a program to enhance the teaching abilities of those who teach America’s doctors.
The collaborative program targeting educational leaders in academic medicine will begin in August.
Michael Kahana of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a new study about memory aid.