The hospital is one of 40 centers selected worldwide to study the effectiveness of rheoplasty in treating chronic bronchitis in COPD patients.
The first cases of locally acquired C. auris, an antibiotic-resistant fungal infection, have occurred in Mississippi. A Medical Center expert shares information on how it’s transmitted and ways to limit exposure.
Knowing how to perform CPR and having access to an AED can save lives when seconds count. Dr. Charles Gaymes, a cardiologist with the Children’s Heart Center at Children’s of Mississippi and medical director of Mississippi’s chapter of Project ADAM, has had young patients survive cardiac arrest thanks to resuscitation efforts.
Like those they serve, Medical Center chaplains have endured moments of pain and loss. As one of them put it, this has made him better at his job. Which is fortunate, because every day, in patient rooms or in one of UMMC’s two interfaith chapels, these specially trained ministers are confronted with the grief of others seeking solace and, often, answers. This is why they do it.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of January 9 - 15.