Derek Cooney, MD, director of emergency medical services and disaster medicine at Upstate, is joined by emergency physician William Paolo, MD to present another edition of ‘What’s Your Emergency?’. They explain why certain headaches can signal serious problems, and how the different types are treated.
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Burn surgeon Mohamed Sa Elfar, MD, director of the Clark Burn Center at Upstate Medical University, talks about the importance of burn safety and prevention. Elfar explains how ordinary things in a home — from bath water and hot food to electrical outlets — can cause burn injuries. The Clark Burn Center is a four-bed intensive care unit providing state-of-the-art burn care and outpatient services seven days a week on a 24-hour basis. Burn safety checklist
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Derek Cooney, MD, director of emergency medical services and disaster medicine at Upstate, is joined by emergency physician William Paolo, MD, to help us understand fainting – or syncope- a sudden, brief loss of consciousness caused by decreased blood flow to the brain.
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Psychologist Brian Rieger, PhD, director of Upstate’s Concussion Management Program, tells parents of young athletes what they need to know about concussions – including the symptoms, myths, recommendations, and what the concussion legislation has done (and not done) in the year since it passed. The Upstate Concussion Center, comprised of the Sports Concussion Center and Concussion Management Program, provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment services for concussion and sports concussion. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 315 464-8986.
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For many years, Upstate medical professionals have staffed the infirmary at the New York State Fair. Upstate’s Dr. Jeremy Joslin is the medical director of the infirmary and Jay Scott is the director of operations. They are in the studio to talk about the state-or-the-art facility and what is it set up to handle. Original air date 8/26/12
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As the school year approaches, we are joined by Leonard Newman, PhD, area director of the Social Psychology program at Syracuse University, to discuss the growing stigma attached to mental illness in the wake of recent mass shootings, and why it is so difficult to undermine.
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Richard Cantor, MD, director of the pediatric emergency department at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, is joined by Rachel Hannon, CCLS, certified child life specialist, to discuss the advances in pain management for children – both pharmacological and non-traditional. The child life specialist helps relieve the anxiety and stress associated with illness or injury for the child and their family through education, play, and imagery while in the emergency department. Cantor says the goal is a quiet room with a controlled environment, and a child who has no bad memory of the event.
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Upstate’s Director of Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine Derek Cooney, MD explains why difficulty breathing calls increase as the seasons change, when to seek medical help, and what to expect from the paramedics en route to the hospital and when you reach the hospital.
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Upstate’s Director of Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine Derek Cooney, MD is joined by James Ciaccio, MD to talk about a new geriatric emergency medicine unit called “GEM Care – senior emergency department”. The unit, led by Ciaccio, is housed in a dedicated section of the emergency department at Upstate University Hospital, Community campus, and will provide a calm, measured approach to care in a quiet environment specifically designed for seniors who may agitate or confuse easily, and may have trouble expressing themselves.
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Derek Cooney, MD, director of emergency medical services and disaster medicine at Upstate, presents another edition of ‘What’s Your Emergency?’. Dr. Cooney is joined by Troy Hogue, paramedic and Syracuse area manager for Rural/Metro Medical Services, to sort out when to call for an ambulance, how best to do that, and what to expect along the way.
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